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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 20, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
High-technology implementations in Northern California are making fire spotters and firefighters more adaptive to changing conditions while improving their safety...San Francisco Chronicle From ACM TechNews | September 2, 2020
A three-year, multi-institutional study by 19 researchers at 12 institutions in five countries yielded artificial intelligence models that can automate evaluations...Ryerson University News From ACM TechNews | September 2, 2020
The tech giants said states could soon send notices directly to smartphones asking people to opt in to the technology, which helps trace the coronavirus.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 2, 2020
An algorithm developed at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia can identify misogynistic content on Twitter with 75% accuracy.
Queensland University of Technology (Australia) From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2020
Washington, D.C., is the first U.S. city to test a system that transmits real-time information about curbside parking availability and space size to delivery drivers...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2020
Baltimore health officials are using a new computer system created by volunteer programmers to keep in touch with senior living facilities during crises like hurricanes...The Baltimore Sun From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2020
Elon Musk's brain-machine interface company, Neuralink, on Friday performed a live demonstration of a wireless interface in three pigs, allowing the animals' neural...CNBC From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2020
University of Pennsylvania researchers have developed microscopic robots that move by themselves, using an actuator fashioned from a thin layer of platinum.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2020
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently hosted virtual "AlphaDogFight Trials," in which an artificial intelligence program easily beat a U.S. Air...Fortune From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2020
Amazon on Thursday opened its first Fresh grocery store in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, featuring no checkout lines, smart shopping carts, and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2020
U.S. Army researchers have developed a novel algorithm which, they say, can protect networks by detecting suspicious activity missed by current analytical methods...U.S. Army Research Laboratory From ACM TechNews | August 27, 2020
The state of Michigan and private partners are planning to build or assign dedicated lanes for autonomous vehicles on a 40-mile section of highway between Detroit...U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | August 27, 2020
Amazon's cloud unit announced a commercial service allowing millions of customers to tinker with early-stage quantum computing platforms from D-Wave System, IonQ...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 27, 2020