Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Disney Research roboticists have found that slowing a robot’s reaction time and movements made people feel less threatened, helping to avoid the "uncanny valley"...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam unveiled plans to help public universities produce 31,000 additional degree-holders in computer science and related disciplines over...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2019
The Kiwi Campus startup near the University of California, Berkeley, offers robot meal deliveries to students, with remote "pilots" in Colombia setting and adjusting...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2019
A new artificial intelligence tool scans millions of publicly available photos to effectively identify fashion trends around the world, as well as traditions and...Cornell Chronicle (NY) From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2019
Germany and France are launching a government-backed project to develop European cloud infrastructure, to help local providers compete with U.S. technology companies...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2019
Researchers at Maimonides Medical Center found that medical drones carrying emergency supplies can reach 911 callers in New York City significantly faster than...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
Researchers have developed a resilient RoboBee powered by soft artificial muscles that can experience collisions without being damaged.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
Researchers used laser pointers and flashlights to effectively hijack digital assistants like Google Home, Amazon's Alexa, and Apple's Siri from hundreds of feet...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
A study by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement found inconsistent computer literacy rates across 12 countries.
Education Week From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019