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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Rutgers University researchers have trained a camera-linked artificial intelligence to read the tactile properties of an object when presented with a photograph...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2020
Researchers at India's International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) have developed artificial intelligence that tweaks video footage in real time to...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 17, 2020
Researchers trained an artificial intelligence system to detect Twitter bots based on differences in the patterns of Tweeting activity of real and fake accounts...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
The U.S. Special Operations Command is developing a portable facial recognition system that can identify individuals from 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) off.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a technique to inhibit the Amazon Alexa voice assistant's ability to respond to commands by playing an audio clip...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a computer program that plans deliveries by getting drones to piggyback on public transport for a range boost....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Researchers at DeepMind trained an artificial intelligence algorithm to guess missing words or characters from Greek inscriptions up to 2,600 years old.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2019
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019
The ROBOpilot Unmanned Aircraft Conversion System passed the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Practical Test for piloting light aircraft and completed...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2019
Most people would prefer to lose their job to a robot than to another person, but at the same time would rather see a co-worker replaced by a human than a robot...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
The training of a single artificial intelligence program can require as much as 284 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, or about five times the lifetime emissions...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019