NBA Commissioner Adam Silver listened to a question on stage Friday at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, paused for a moment, and delivered a surprising...MIT News Office From ACM News | March 6, 2019
Computer-generated imagery traditionally reserved for Hollywood has now become so cheap and easy to use that home sellers are digitally revising their online listings...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 6, 2019
Researchers have developed a motion-powered, fireproof sensor that can track the movements of those who work in high-risk environments where they cannot always...McMaster University (Canada) From ACM TechNews | March 6, 2019
The University of Cambridge's Leverhulme Center for the Future of Intelligence and the Czech Republic's GoodAI are partnering to launch the Animal-AI Olympics.
...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | March 6, 2019
A prosecutor in Arizona has decided not to press charges against Uber in the March 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg. One of Uber's self-driving cars crashed into Herzberg...Ars Technica From ACM News | March 6, 2019
When anti-government protests erupted on Russia's side of the Caucasus Mountains in October, authorities did something they'd never done before: cut mobile internet...Bloomberg From ACM News | March 5, 2019
NASA's Mars InSight lander has a probe designed to dig up to 16 feet (5 meters) below the surface and measure heat coming from inside the planet.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | March 5, 2019
Researchers have developed robots that can demilitarize up to 21 warheads in an eight-hour shift, which equates to 13,524 bomblets being recycled per day.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2019
Researchers used trapped calcium ions to render quantum computers error-proof by generating a periodic oscillatory ionic state that bypasses constraints on measurement...ETH Zurich From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2019
Researchers have determined that hackers can potentially hijack an unattended computing device in seconds through peripherals like chargers and docking stations...University of Cambridge (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2019
Researchers have developed software to automate the monitoring of neuron activity via a mix of standard computational methods and machine learning techniques.
News-Medical From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2019