James Oliver picked up an Xbox game controller, looked up to a video screen and used the device's buttons and joystick to fly through a patient's chest cavity for...Iowa State niversity From ACM News | November 12, 2009
New software is under development that doctors hope will help them identify brain tumours in children that will grow aggressively. A new software tool can integrate... From ICT Results | November 11, 2009
A trick used in theme-park animatronics could help people act more naturally during videoconferences. Shader lamps is a technique that projects an animated face...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
A giant "digital cloud" that would "float" above London's skyline has been outlined by an international team of architects, artists and engineers.
The construction...BBC News From ACM News | November 11, 2009
The Wi-Fi Alliance has formed a task group to determine what standards need to be modified to ensure Wi-Fi is the tool of choice for smart-grid applications.
The...CNET From ACM News | November 11, 2009
Netbooks have grown in popularity and with them a demand for software. But developers who assume there's no need to create applications differently when they enter...Paul Hyman From ACM News | November 11, 2009
A study by University of Washington researchers led by doctoral student Tamara Denning calls attention to the possibility of household robots being hacked by malevolent...MSNBC.com From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
Social tagging can help people find educational resources in digital repositories that are filled with millions of learning materials, says Open University of the...Open niversity of the Netherlands From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
Milestones by five NASA research centers in the fields of science, engineering, and technology will be showcased at the ACM-sponsored SC09 supercomputing conference...SpaceRef.com From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
Scientists at Microsoft research have unveiled Ripley, a new way to secure complex Web applications by effectively cloning the user's browser and running it remotely...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
New technologies are enabling researchers to sequence samples of microorganisms taken from their environment, but the relatively new field of metagenomics still...Computing Community Consortium From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
While once considered unconventional, cyber attacks and biological warfare have become an increasing threat to security and a tactic of rising concern. Spanning...The Cornell Daily Sun From ACM News | November 11, 2009
America has seen its last Lost Generation.
Thanks to an invisible armada of incessantly broadcasting satellites, collectively called the Global Positioning System...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 10, 2009
Rutgers University computer scientists are developing an alternative to online security questions that is designed to be easier for legitimate users and more secure...Rutgers niversity From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
China has announced plans to hold a robot Olympics in 2010, in which humanoid robots will compete in 16 different events ranging from athletics to machine-related...BBC News From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
Smart phones have become indispensable to today's highly mobile workforce and tech-savvy youngsters, but they pose new security and privacy risks. Two assistant...Georgia Institute of Technology From ACM News | November 10, 2009
IBM Canada Lab director Martin Wildberger predicts that unlimited computing capacity will become a reality in the near future, putting the power of modern mainframes...Computerworld Canada From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2009
ACM has recognized 84 members as 2009 Distinguished Members. The number of honorees has more than doubled from a year ago, and ACM says the increase is a reflection...ACM From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2009
The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) system was long believed to be invulnerable to attack, but a group of researchers recently demonstrated that there may be...TechNewsWorld From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2009
Researchers at Yahoo!'s Labs in Barcelona, Spain, have developed a distributed search approach that spreads the search index and additional data out over a larger...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2009