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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.


The Impact of Virtual Meetings
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The Impact of Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings have mixed effects on employee productivity, creativity, and relationships.

How AI Is Driving the Esports Boom
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How AI Is Driving the Esports Boom

Artificial intelligence is helping the esports industry take the world by storm.

Crossing the Uncanny Valley
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Crossing the Uncanny Valley

The "uncanny valley effect" may be holding back the field of robotics.

Addressing Labor Shortages with Automation
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Addressing Labor Shortages with Automation

Labor shortages have many companies turning to automation technology, but with mixed outcomes.

Technology's Impact on Morality
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Technology's Impact on Morality

Leading technologists and thinkers are concerned about technology's impact on our ethical thinking.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Fight Against World Hunger
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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Fight Against World Hunger

Advancements in AI, machine learning, and next-gen technologies are transforming the fight against world hunger.

Non-Fungible Tokens and the Future of Art
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Non-Fungible Tokens and the Future of Art

A new blockchain-based technology is changing how the art world works, and changing how we think about asset ownership in the process.

Technologies for the Visually Impaired
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Technologies for the Visually Impaired

The last decade has seen major advancements in technology for the blind and visually impaired, but problems remain.

Real-World Applications for Drones
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Real-World Applications for Drones

Unmanned vehicles have a number of compelling real-world use cases.

Being Recognized Everywhere
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Being Recognized Everywhere

How facial and voice recognition are reshaping society.

AI Judges and Juries
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AI Judges and Juries

Artificial intelligence is changing the legal industry.

Getting Hooked on Tech
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Getting Hooked on Tech

Are technology companies maximizing profits by making users addicted to their products?

Why GPS Spoofing Is a Threat to Companies, Countries
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Why GPS Spoofing Is a Threat to Companies, Countries

Technology that falsifies navigation data presents significant dangers to public and private organizations.

Why Virtual Reality Will Transform a Workplace Near You
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Why Virtual Reality Will Transform a Workplace Near You

A clutch of companies are changing how work gets done---by using virtual reality and augmented reality technologies.

Smartphone Apps For Social Good
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Smartphone Apps For Social Good

Mobile apps make it easier, faster, and cheaper to create massive impact on social causes ranging from world hunger to domestic violence.

What Happens When Big Data Blunders?
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What Happens When Big Data Blunders?

Big data is touted as a cure-all for challenges in business, government, and healthcare, but as disease outbreak predictions show, big data often fails.

Online Privacy
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Online Privacy: Regional Differences

How do the U.S., Europe, and Japan differ in their approaches to data protection — and what are they doing about it?

Leap Into the Future?
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Leap Into the Future?

Whatever Magic Leap is working on, it could revolutionize the fields of augmented and virtual reality.

Keeping Online Reviews Honest
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Keeping Online Reviews Honest

As online reviews become increasingly important to e-commerce and social media sites, computer scientists work on ways to ensure their authenticity.

Robots Compete in Disaster Scenarios
From Communications of the ACM

Robots Compete in Disaster Scenarios

The DARPA Robotics Challenge pitted teams from around the world against each other in a series of disaster-themed tasks.
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