Digital privacy has come a long way since June 2013. In the five years since documents provided by Edward Snowden became the basis for a series of revelations that...Ars Technica From ACM News | November 21, 2018
On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15, NASA's Kepler space telescope received its final set of commands to disconnect communications with Earth.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 19, 2018
In the biggest overhaul of the international system of units since 1875, countries have voted to redefine four basic units of measurement—the ampere, the kilogram...Nature From ACM News | November 16, 2018
We are all, quite literally, made of star dust. Many of the chemicals that compose our planet and our bodies were formed directly by stars.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 16, 2018
Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.39 million) by 2025 to beef up its artificial intelligence capabilities and appoint 100 professors to lecture...Reuters From ACM News | November 16, 2018
In November 2017, scientists pointed NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope toward the object known as 'Oumuamua,' the first known interstellar object to visit our solar...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Smoke filled the cabin as the Boeing 747 plunged towards snow-covered mountains in southern Alaska. All four engines had shut down, and it took the pilots eight...Nature From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Ants' pheromone-laying and -following behavior has inspired an algorithm that uses artificial ants in a virtual environment to solve optimization problems.
The Boston Globe From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2018
Clothing brands collaborated with a Canadian nonprofit to build a website that can identify forests that should be kept pristine, to make supply chains less ecologically...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2018
The technology projects two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and four-dimensional 2D, 3D and 4D images of patients interactively by overlaying them onto the patient's body...LinkedIn From ACM News | November 15, 2018
California continues to be plagued by wildfires, including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California, now one of the deadliest...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 14, 2018
The University of Pittsburgh's Daniel Jiang has developed algorithms that learn decision strategies in complex and uncertain environments, and tests them on video...University of Pittsburgh News From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2018
Startup Kebotix has created software that learns material chemistry from models of molecules with known properties in order to design novel compounds.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 12, 2018