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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
Researchers used a new computer model to show the impact of gas clouds on the exponential fade in galaxy discs in an effort to explain star distributions.
Iowa State Daily From ACM TechNews | 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
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
Designers and engineers are modifying three-dimensional printing technology to make domestic products, like furniture and homeware, that would be impossible or...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | October 8, 2020
Researchers developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that is almost as accurate as a physician in diagnosing Covid-19 in the lungs and distinguishing Covid...University of Central Florida From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2020
New computer models demonstrate how massive clumps of interstellar gas scatter some stars from their orbits and create galaxy disks with bright centers that fade...Iowa State University News Service From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2020
Spotify, Match Group, Epic Games and others have created a nonprofit alliance that they hope will amplify a protest against the power of the giants.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 25, 2020
Researchers at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a new technique for three-dimensional printing of gels and other soft materials...U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2020