The research conducted at the country's National Laboratories is usually highly classified and specifically aimed at solving national security problems. But sometimes...Ars Technica From ACM News | August 21, 2018
Researchers have demonstrated that young children are much more susceptible than adults to having their opinions and decisions influenced by robots.
University of Plymouth (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 20, 2018
University of California, San Diego researchers are developing a Wi-Fi-based system using inexpensive tags that can be stuck to everyday non-electronic objects....New Atlas From ACM TechNews | August 20, 2018
NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | August 17, 2018
Rutgers University-New Brunswick researchers found common Wi-Fi technology can easily identify weapons, bombs, and explosive chemicals in bags at public venues....Rutgers Today From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2018
The WBPA (Weighted Betweenness Preferential Attachment) model developed at Carnegie Mellon University shows how social networks change and develop over time.
Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2018
After being kicked out of a hotel conference room where they had participated in a three-day open-science workshop and hackathon, a group of computer scientists...Nature From ACM News | August 16, 2018
When the cybersecurity industry warns about the nightmare of hackers causing blackouts, the scenario they describe typically entails an elite team of hackers ...Wired From ACM News | August 14, 2018
When you're browsing a website and the mouse cursor disappears, it might be a computer glitch—or it might be a deliberate test to find out who you are.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 14, 2018