Physicists at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology measured and controlled a superconducting quantum bit (qubit) with optical fiber.
U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021
A support system to help the visually impaired navigate tactile paving includes an image processing algorithm to make paving detection independent of color thresholds...Shibaura Institute of Technology (Japan) From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021
A boutique online community of computer programmers has emerged to help family and friends gain a competitive advantage in securing vaccination appointments.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021
A group of technology trade associations are calling on the Biden Administration to prioritize open data policies, and to appoint a federal Chief Data Officer.
...BSA | The Software Alliance From ACM News | March 26, 2021
Researchers in Singapore found that support for autonomous vehicle adoption generally is based on perceptions of safety issues.
Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) From ACM TechNews | March 25, 2021
Researchers are using a new sensor system to remotely monitor freshwater mussels, as a means of detect harmful toxins in the waters in which they live.
NC State University News From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021
The nascent quantum industry is calling on higher education to begin preparing a quantum workforce with a broader, less specialized range of technical skills.
Gregory Goth Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | March 25, 2021
A recent paper set the fastest record for multiplying two matrices. But it also marks the end of the line for a method researchers have relied on for decades to...Quanta magazine From ACM News | March 24, 2021
Popup Covid-19 vaccination megasites are using digital enterprise technology to accommodate surging numbers of inoculations as more Americans qualify to be immunized...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021
Researchers say a botnet targeting Windows devices is expanding, due to a new infection method that lets malware spread between computers with weak passwords.
TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021
Researchers said a technique called Polymer Substrate Fingerprinting could be used to identify the unique, unclonable “fingerprints” of Bank of England banknotes...University of Warwick (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021