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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.
Taiwan has largely controlled the propagation of the coronavirus, which an international team of researchers credit mainly to the emergency deployment of big data...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2020
An alliance of Chinese government groups, banks, and technology firms plans to launch one of the first blockchain networks constructed and maintained by a central...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | March 23, 2020
Researchers have developed a hand-tracking system to determine how long it would take a driver to assume control of a self-driving car in an emergency.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories will be among the first organizations to deploy artificial intelligence computers...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | September 26, 2019
Researchers are using deep internal learning, in which a machine learning algorithm ascertains the internal structure of a single image from scratch, to edit photos...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | July 15, 2019
Researchers have created a compact accelerator that relieves a CPU of the "garbage collection" task of deleting redundant or irrelevant data from apps to make more...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2019
Researchers have developed robots that can demilitarize up to 21 warheads in an eight-hour shift, which equates to 13,524 bomblets being recycled per day.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2019