A Georgia Institute of Technology music technologist modified an improvisational musical robot called Shimon to create lyrics and perform rap in real time.
Scientific American From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2020
On New Year's Eve in 2015 local and federal agents arrested a 26-year-old man in Rochester, N.Y., for planning to attack people at random later that night using...Scientific American From ACM News | May 26, 2017
Every decade or so since the first cellular networks appeared the companies that make mobile devices and the networks linking them have worked out new requirements...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | June 23, 2015
When Microsoft launched its research labs in 1991, the personal computer was just beginning to blossom into a worldwide phenomenon, thanks in no small part to Windows...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | December 27, 2013
Our homes will get a lot smarter in the coming years, allowing us to use a smartphone to manage an integrated system of appliances and other electronics from any...Scientific American From ACM News | July 2, 2013
Although the stories told by Pixar Animation Studios take place in richly realized fantasy realms, the science and technology required to create those worlds...Scientific American From ACM News | June 27, 2011
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has been developing a camera that can take gigapixel images with one snapshot. Columbia University researchers...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | January 10, 2011
The goal of the RoboCup 2010 competition in Singapore is to advance the real-world applications of robotics and eventually to build a robot team that can beat the...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | June 23, 2010
When Nintendo's Wii game console debuted in November 2006, its motion-sensing handheld "Wiimotes" got players off the couch and onto their feet.
Now Microsoft...Scientific American From ACM News | January 8, 2010
Researchers are relying on graphics processing units to help build a highly complex computer simulation depicting how chromatophore proteins create photosynthesis...Scientific American From ACM News | October 1, 2009