When apps used by billions of people worldwide blinked out, lives were disrupted, businesses were cut off from customers — and some Facebook employees were locked...The New York Times From ACM News | October 5, 2021
Technology has retrieved secret correspondence from French queen Marie-Antoinette to Swedish count Axel von Fersen, that a censor blotted out with dark ink.
Smithsonian Magazine From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2021
Combining quantum computing with artificial intelligence could lead to the rapid diagnosis and identification of remedies for electrical grid problems.
Cornell Chronicle From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2021
Chile has become the first country to pass a "neuro rights" law that establishes the rights of individuals to personal identity, free will, and mental privacy.
...Agence France-Presse From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2021
Smartphone accelerometers could be used to eavesdrop on phone conversations, according to University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign researchers.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2021
Researchers found that using Bessel beams reduced the likelihood of pore formation and "keyholing" in laser powder bed fusion, a high-power laser printing process...Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | September 30, 2021
A national task force is recommending the use of a new diagnostic equation for measuring kidney function that eliminates race from the algorithm.
Penn Medicine News From ACM TechNews | September 30, 2021
Researchers demonstrated a highly efficient system of photodetectors that can surmount the constraints of conventional light-to-frequency conversion circuits.
Incheon National University (South Korea) From ACM TechNews | September 30, 2021