Take a video of a birthday cake's candles sparkling in an Instagram story, then tap the sticker button. Near the top of the list you'll see a slice of birthday...The Atlantic From ACM Careers | September 25, 2017
Venus is not pleasant. Its surface, approximately 850 degrees Fahrenheit, is hot enough for paper to spontaneously combust. Its atmosphere, an oppressive mix of...Wired From ACM News | September 25, 2017
Fully automated cars are still many years away. Amid the government activity and potential for social benefits, it's important not to lose sight of smaller improvements...The Conversation From ACM News | September 25, 2017
Researchers from the RUDN University in Russia have applied a new mathematical model called a Markovian arrival process to the breakdown of telecommunication systems...RUDN University From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2017
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a system that can deliver watts of power while also transmitting data at rates sufficiently high to...North Carolina State University From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University professor Swarun Kumar says networking the vast number of devices making up the Internet of Things requires a sweeping technological...Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2017
At one node of the industrial backbone that keeps the internet running, employees sheltered from the worst of Hurricane Irma in a stairwell of a seven-story building...The New York Times From ACM News | September 20, 2017
Researchers have devised malware that can jump airgaps by using the infrared capabilities of an infected network's surveillance cameras to transmit data to and...Ars Technica From ACM News | September 20, 2017
A NASA study has located the Antarctic glaciers that accelerated the fastest between 2008 and 2014 and finds that the most likely cause of their speedup is an observed...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | September 19, 2017
The days of unqualified praise from Washington are over for the country's biggest tech companies, whose size and power are increasingly drawing attacks from both...Politico From ACM Careers | September 18, 2017
Researchers say they have taken a major step in building the practical components of a global quantum Internet.
Center for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2017
For 13 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sent back captivating observations of Saturn, and its rings and moons, solving some mysteries but raising plenty of new...The New York Times From ACM News | September 18, 2017
You won't read about a smaller robot than this one any time soon. It consists of just a single strand of DNA, and moves by taking tiny 6-nanometre steps—around...New Scientist From ACM News | September 15, 2017
Thomas Reardon puts a terrycloth stretch band with microchips and electrodes woven into the fabric—a steampunk version of jewelry—on each of his forearms.
...Backchannel/Wired From ACM News | September 15, 2017