An analysis of responses to the 2019 Deer Park, TX, chemical fire found that people warned of the disaster via social media, friends, and family were most likely...Texas A&M Today From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2021
German startup Nova Audio has created pearl earrings that double as earphones, with a tiny speaker, two microphones, an antenna, a Bluetooth chip, and a battery...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2021
An artificial intelligence (AI)-powered backpack developed by University of Georgia (UGA) researchers can help vision-impaired wearers navigate their environment...Engadget From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2021
Tetsuya Ogata and colleagues at Japan's Waseda University have taught an artificial intelligence-powered robot to tie knots around a box using just two fingers...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2021
Binghamton University's Arti Ramesh and Anand Seetharam have designed an algorithm to predict the spread of Covid-19 by tracking cellphone data.
Binghamton University From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2021
The advice from research on coffee, and nutrition more generally, always seems to be changing. Processing vast amounts of data could help us pin it down.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 29, 2021
Physicists at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology measured and controlled a superconducting quantum bit (qubit) with optical fiber.
U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021
A support system to help the visually impaired navigate tactile paving includes an image processing algorithm to make paving detection independent of color thresholds...Shibaura Institute of Technology (Japan) From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021
A boutique online community of computer programmers has emerged to help family and friends gain a competitive advantage in securing vaccination appointments.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021
Researchers in Singapore found that support for autonomous vehicle adoption generally is based on perceptions of safety issues.
Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) From ACM TechNews | March 25, 2021
Researchers are using a new sensor system to remotely monitor freshwater mussels, as a means of detect harmful toxins in the waters in which they live.
NC State University News From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021
The nascent quantum industry is calling on higher education to begin preparing a quantum workforce with a broader, less specialized range of technical skills.
Gregory Goth Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | March 25, 2021