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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


AI Supports Displaced Peoples, Refugees in Ukraine and Beyond
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AI Supports Displaced Peoples, Refugees in Ukraine and Beyond

Artificial intelligence is playing a growing role in refugee relief and resettlement programs.

No-Code AI: Platforms and Tools
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No-Code AI: Platforms and Tools

In the 1990s, tools like Macromedia Dreamweaver made Web development accessible to all. Today, no-code tools aim to do the same for artificial intelligence.

Rethinking Rare Earth Elements
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Rethinking Rare Earth Elements

Researchers are looking to untapped sources—from fertilizer waste to printed circuit boards—to solve the environmental and supply chain problems of rare earth elements...

Quenching the Flames: AI, Data Help Fight Global Wildfires
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Quenching the Flames: AI, Data Help Fight Global Wildfires

New technologies are being deployed to predict, monitor, and fight wildfires as their frequency and ferocity grow.

AI and Sustainability: Where Are We and What's Next?
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AI and Sustainability: Where Are We and What's Next?

Researchers are exchanging views and proposing solutions as questions around AI's environmental impact become more urgent.

AI Calling ET: How Artificial Intelligence Supports the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
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AI Calling ET: How Artificial Intelligence Supports the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Researchers increasingly ask AI whether anybody is out there.

Reimagining Contact
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Reimagining Contact

Covid-19, which challenges how we interact with one another, is accelerating the development of touchless technologies.

Synthetic Data: Even Better than the Real Thing?
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Synthetic Data: Even Better than the Real Thing?

Societal issues and new tools are driving synthetic data uptake. How does it stack up against its real-life counterpart?

AI vs. AI: The Race to Generate, Share, and Detect Deepfakes
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AI vs. AI: The Race to Generate, Share, and Detect Deepfakes

Fakers and researchers alike are harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to produce and identify manipulated digital content.

Hot Qubits and Goldilocks Ions
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Hot Qubits and Goldilocks Ions

Eyeing the latest solutions in quantum computing.

We Need to Talk About Linguistic Diversity in AI
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We Need to Talk About Linguistic Diversity in AI

More than 7,000 languages are spoken worldwide, but speech- and text-based services that use artificial intelligence are dominated by a handful.
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