Quantum computers, once thought to be "superior" to classical computers, increasingly are being seen as yet another accelerator…
From ACM NewsR. Colin Johnson Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 22, 2022
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In November of 2012, the semiannual Top500 rankings of the world's supercomputers gave top billing to a machine constructed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | January 10, 2018
The security of the Internet of Things could depend on its constituent hardware being "patchable" so it can adapt to future threats, write several experts.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 31, 2017
Researchers recently unveiled a prototype for a soft, edible pneumatic actuator fabricated from gelatin, which can serve as a crucial mechanism for ingestible robots...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 6, 2017
Code.org estimates fewer than half of U.S. K-12 schools offer computer science courses, which a 2016 Google-Gallup survey elevates to 75% when accounting for after...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2017
Keeping bitcoin running via the process of "mining" consumes a staggering amount of electricity, and experts are investigating energy-saving solutions.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2017
As excited as we are about the forthcoming generation of social home robots (including Jibo, Kuri, and many others), it's hard to ignore the fact that most of them...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | August 24, 2017
Everyone likes the idea of a smart city. Traffic lights would automatically adjust to optimize traffic flow, you could find parking spaces without circling for...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | August 18, 2017
Team ACRV, from the Australian Center for Robotic Vision at the Queensland University of Technology, won the final combined task in Amazon's 2017 Robotics Challenge...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2017
Researchers hypothesize that robots that understand ethical issues would be able to observe interactions between patients and caregivers, and intervene when needed...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | August 3, 2017
Last month, IEEE Spectrum ran a special report focusing on the question "Can We Copy the Brain?" The report offered a thorough examination of all the ongoing efforts...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | July 28, 2017