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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 20, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
University of Rochester researchers have developed a technique for imaging and tracking the interactions of microscopic immune cells in a human eye without using...University of Rochester Newscenter From ACM TechNews | October 20, 2020
Human Rights Watch says Buenos Aires is using a facial recognition system connected to a database that includes child suspects and is publishing warrants for their...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
Check-in computers unable to accommodate record turnouts were mainly to blame for slow-moving lines at early voting locations this week in Georgia.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
A U.S. engineering company has designed a robot dolphin in the hope that such animatronic machines eventually could substitute for captive animals at theme parks...Reuters From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
Researchers used a new computer model to show the impact of gas clouds on the exponential fade in galaxy discs in an effort to explain star distributions.
Iowa State Daily From ACM TechNews | October 16, 2020
Humidity can have a major impact on the dispersion of virus particles, according to a study by researchers at Kobe University in Japan and research giant Riken....Reuters From ACM TechNews | October 16, 2020
"Before the end of the year, we'll be sending cars out onto the streets of SF—without gasoline and without anyone at the wheel," Cruise CEO Dan Ammannwrote in a...Futurism.com From ACM News | October 16, 2020
Autonomous machines capable of deadly force are increasingly prevalent in modern warfare, despite numerous ethical concerns. Is there anything we can do to halt...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM News | October 16, 2020