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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 built an algorithm that can scan old astronomical images for unnoticed space rocks, helping to detect objects that could one day imperil Earth....The New York Times From ACM News | June 1, 2022
A study of 164 government-endorsed education technology products found 146 endangered children's privacy by collecting and selling their data to ad tech companies...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | June 1, 2022
Geographic areas with populations at high risk of micronutrient deficiencies can be identified using publicly available satellite data and artificial intelligence...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2022
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Northwestern University scientists have unveiled a smart version of a transient pacemaker, which dissolvesView...Northwestern Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2022
The SmartCityPHL project in Philadelphia is a partnership of the city, Comcast, and US Ignite to help collect real-time data on air quality, weather, transportation...Government Technology From ACM News | May 26, 2022
A 749-gross-ton vessel is the first commercial cargo ship to be navigated entirely by artificial intelligence during a nearly 500-mile, 40-hour journey.
Interesting Engineering From ACM TechNews | May 25, 2022
Security researchers have found that the supposedly hard-to-counterfeit digital driver's licenses in use in New South Wales, Australia, actually can be altered...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | May 25, 2022
U.S., U.K., and Portuguese researchers combined classical ray tracing algorithms with quantum computing to improve ray tracing performance as much as 190%.
Tom's Hardware From ACM TechNews | May 23, 2022
Officials in Barcelona, Spain, are using the Barcelona Supercomputing Center's MareNostrum supercomputer to improve urban planning with a digital twin of the city...Politico Europe From ACM TechNews | May 23, 2022
U.S. and South Korean researchers have designed a bioelectronic pacifier to monitor the electrolyte levels of infants in Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICUs).
WSU Insider From ACM TechNews | May 19, 2022
A team of researchers has created customizable, three-dimensionally-printed acoustic holograms that could be used to treat diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's...Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (Spain) From ACM TechNews | May 18, 2022
Italian robotic bartending systems developer Makr Shakr said its Bionic Bar system has been installed aboard Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas cruise ship.
Hastings Tribune From ACM TechNews | May 16, 2022