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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.
Spanish startup CO2 Revolution aims to use big data analytics and drones to drop millions of enhanced seeds for trees native to Spain's forests over inaccessible...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021
In a vast odyssey across the solar system, the mission will study asteroids known as Trojans that may contain secrets of how the planets ended up in their current...The New York Times From ACM News | October 19, 2021
Three-dimensional printing can create nearly any object. A partnership in Mexico is putting that theory to the test, building a village for residents living in...The New York Times From ACM News | September 29, 2021
Afghan refugee Saidullah Karimi built a robot from pieces of trash to symbolize what refugees can accomplish and contribute to their new societies.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 1, 2021
Pandemic-related product shortages from computer chips to construction materials were supposed to be resolved by now. Instead, the world has gained a lesson in...The New York Times From ACM News | August 31, 2021
As the company deals with government scrutiny of its driver-assistance technology, an add-on kit sold for up to $10,000 is also getting more attention.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
Some of the animatronics at Disney's parks have been doing their herky-jerky thing since the Nixon administration. The company knows that nostalgia won't cut it...The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
Hydroponic farms are growing crops with innovative technologies, including machine learning algorithms, data analytics, and proprietary software, in the absence...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2021
A $150 million chip-making tool from a Dutch company has become a lever in the U.S.-Chinese struggle. It also shows how entrenched the global supply chain is.
The New York Times From ACM News | July 6, 2021
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring automakers to report crashes involving vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 30, 2021