Researchers have created robots that can adapt to their environment based on centralized sensory processing, environmental perception, and decision-making software...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2018
It was five years ago this month that ESA's GOCE gravity-mapping satellite finally gave way to gravity, but its results are still yielding buried treasure—giving...European Space Agency From ACM News | November 8, 2018
This accomplishment will feed research on developing atomic-scale devices for storing digital bits, and the storage of quantum bits in the magnetic spin of atomic...R. Colin Johnson From ACM News | November 8, 2018
A new study predicts demand for information technology workers will outstrip supply, due to growth in digital technologies, tighter labor markets, and few workers...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2018
After decades of neglect, hellish and cloud-enveloped Venus—sometimes called Earth's evil twin—is a world ready and waiting for renewed exploration.
Scientific American From ACM News | November 7, 2018
Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: "gait recognition" software that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them,...The Associated Press From ACM News | November 7, 2018
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has granted a permit to Waymo to test fully autonomous cars with no human driver on public roads.
San Francisco Chronicle From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2018
A formerly homeless man has created a nonprofit organization to combat homelessness in San Francisco by teaching needy individuals the skills needed to work in...Voice of America News From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is not sufficiently protecting medical devices from being hacked, according to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...CNN From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2018
If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could, in principle, be fashioned into...MIT News Office From ACM News | November 7, 2018
Wi-Fi fills our world with radio waves. In your home, in the office, and increasingly on city streets, humans are bathed in a constant background field of 2.4-...Technology Review From ACM News | November 6, 2018
IBM's Jeff Jonas has for several years used his artificial intelligence software for a multistate project to identify eligible voters and purge voter rolls of inaccuracies...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2018