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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.
A U.S. engineering company has designed a robot dolphin in the hope that such animatronic machines eventually could substitute for captive animals at theme parks...Reuters From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
"Before the end of the year, we'll be sending cars out onto the streets of SF—without gasoline and without anyone at the wheel," Cruise CEO Dan Ammannwrote in a...Futurism.com From ACM News | October 16, 2020
Autonomous machines capable of deadly force are increasingly prevalent in modern warfare, despite numerous ethical concerns. Is there anything we can do to halt...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM News | October 16, 2020
Researchers led by the U.K.'s University of Cambridge have developed a technique for "squeezing" visible light in order to probe nanoscale memory devices,.
University of Cambridge (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | October 15, 2020
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration is collaborating with construction technology firm ICON to develop a space-based construction system.
SciTechDaily From ACM TechNews | October 15, 2020
Researchers have created a 98-milligram sensor that can be deployed by riding on a small drone or an insect and being dropped when it reaches its destination.
UW News From ACM TechNews | October 14, 2020
Researchers have developed a framework for controlling four-legged robots that is more energy efficient and adaptable than traditional model-based gait control....Venture Beat From ACM TechNews | October 13, 2020
The NExt ApplicationS of Quantum Computing project hopes to demonstrate practical use cases for the Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum devices that soon will be available...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | October 13, 2020
Japan Post Co. is testing in Tokyo a self-driving mail delivery robot that can maneuver around obstacles and cross intersections with traffic lights.
The Japan Times From ACM TechNews | October 9, 2020
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a technique for three-dimensionally printing plastic objects that communicate with Wi-Fi devices without...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 9, 2020