Researchers reconstructed a virtual skull of the last common human ancestor using computerized-tomography scans of 260 modern-day skulls from various populations...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2019
Computers, he said, were so expensive to use that any idle time was a huge waste. But with time-sharing, computer time was carefully metered and wasted time all...The New York Times From ACM News | July 15, 2019
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has significantly upgraded the software that guides its weather prediction capability for the first time...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2019
Researchers have developed automated "agents" that display humanlike behavior when playing in capture-the-flag mode in the Quake III multiplayer computer game.
...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 31, 2019
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has banned the use of facial recognition technology for surveillance purposes by police and other agencies in the city.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2019
Researchers used robotic technology and young ostriches wearing artificial wings to gain insight into how a dinosaur's running gait may have caused its wings to...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 8, 2019
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a device that can capture an image of your retina and automatically detect signs of diabetic blindness.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 25, 2019
Concern that cars could be hacked by criminals, terrorists, or even rogue governments has prompted a new era of security efforts within the auto industry.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 18, 2019
The internet consists of tiny bits of code that move around the world, traveling along wires as thin as a strand of hair strung across the ocean floor. The data...The New York Times From ACM News | March 12, 2019
The Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India, is working with Google artificial intelligence scientists to automate the identification of diabetic retinopathy.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 11, 2019