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From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers have been developing a tool that can take a single image of a face and create an animated version that puts on either a happy, sad, or angry expression...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2017
Sankofa is a new immersive computer game that aims to bring the cultural history of Ghana to life via gameplay while providing a unique learning experience.
CI News Center From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2017
Professional player Song Byung-gu won a recent "StarCraft" tournament in South Korea, beating four artificial intelligence programs in less than 30 minutes.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2017
Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 2, 2017
When Brandon Araki arrived at MIT in 2015 as a master's candidate in mechanical engineering, he brought along the picobug, a tiny robot that can fly, crawl, and...Technology Review From ACM Careers | November 1, 2017
When NASA scientists want to follow the path of the Curiosity rover on Mars, they can don a mixed-reality headset and virtually explore the Martian landscape.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | October 23, 2017
Russian operatives set up an array of misleading Web sites and social media pages to identify American voters susceptible to propaganda, then used a powerful Facebook...The Washington Post From ACM News | October 5, 2017
One of the Russian-bought advertisements that Facebook shared with congressional investigators on Monday featured photographs of an armed black woman "dry firing"...The Washington Post From ACM News | October 3, 2017
In the 2009 movie Star Trek, Captain Kirk and Sulu plummeted down toward the planet Vulcan without a parachute. "Beam us up, beam us up!" Kirk shouted in desperation...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | September 26, 2017
The days of unqualified praise from Washington are over for the country's biggest tech companies, whose size and power are increasingly drawing attacks from both...Politico From ACM Careers | September 18, 2017
Stall Catchers is an online computer game in which players use to analyze movies of blood flow to the brain as part of Alzheimer's disease research.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2017