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
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers have created robots that can adapt to their environment based on centralized sensory processing, environmental perception, and decision-making software...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2018
Researchers have developed palm-sized drones that can forcefully tug objects 40 times their own mass by anchoring themselves to the ground or to walls.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2018
Would-be travelers of the galaxy, rejoice: The Chinese tech giant Baidu has invented a translation system that brings us one step closer to a software Babel fish...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 25, 2018
Researchers have outfitted a micro-electromechanical system with artificial intelligence, enabling neuromorphic computing in a microscale device and bringing edge...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 23, 2018
In the summer of 2017, a group of young political activists in the United Kingdom figured out how to use the popular dating app Tinder to attract new supporters...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 18, 2018
Researchers used a convolutional neural network to reduce the amount of time the HyQ quadruped robot needs to plan its foot placement by several orders of magnitude...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 12, 2018
This year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) turned 60. To celebrate, DARPA held a conference in Washington, D.C. One of the highlights...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | September 27, 2018
Researchers are testing the capabilities of 5G network technologies to transmit information to and from vehicles while they are on the road, using a robotic car...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | September 7, 2018
Today, U.S. supercomputer advocates are cheering, because for the first time since 2012, a U.S. supercomputer—Oak Ridge National Laboratory's newly installed ...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | June 26, 2018