These faces don't seem particularly remarkable. They could easily be taken from, say, Facebook or LinkedIn. In reality, they were dreamed up by a new kind of AI...Technology Review From ACM News | December 21, 2018
NASA's InSight lander has deployed its first instrument onto the surface of Mars, completing a major mission milestone. New images from the lander show the seismometer...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | December 21, 2018
Researchers have developed what they describe as the fastest, most energy-efficient simulation of part of a rat brain, using off-the-shelf computer hardware.
University of Sussex (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | December 21, 2018
Slow uptake of driverless passenger services is spurring the autonomous industry to experiment with offerings like food deliveries from small, self-driving vehicles...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 21, 2018
Reindeer herders in Finland are fitting their animals with Internet-connected collars to keep track of their whereabouts in the wilderness, using a mobile app.
...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | December 21, 2018
A Canadian startup has created a life-size digital avatar to help retail brands looking for ways to boost falling in-store sales in the face of growing competition...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | December 21, 2018
It's not the best version of Jingle Bells you'll ever hear—it's being played by a rubber robot hand. But the hand could point the way to better designs for robot...New Scientist From ACM News | December 20, 2018
In the early 1980s, a cluster of fledging computer companies opened up shop in a chaotic corner of northwest Beijing, near the campuses of Peking and Tsinghua Universities...Technology Review From ACM News | December 20, 2018
Yale University researchers have reduced the number of steps needed to synthesize two natural anticancer products, using a strategy for computational analysis in...YaleNews From ACM TechNews | December 20, 2018
Drivers who illegally use mobile phones while driving will have their pictures taken along several motorways in Sydney, Australia, in a pilot of new high-tech cameras...Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) From ACM TechNews | December 19, 2018
Last week at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) the science team of NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission presented their first findings from the asteroid...Scientific American From ACM News | December 19, 2018