Researchers have developed palm-sized drones that can forcefully tug objects 40 times their own mass by anchoring themselves to the ground or to walls.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2018
The EU data regulation will affect computer, Internet, and technology usage within and outside the EU; how it will play out remains to be seen.
Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2018
Would-be travelers of the galaxy, rejoice: The Chinese tech giant Baidu has invented a translation system that brings us one step closer to a software Babel fish...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 25, 2018
Researchers have found that adapting a well-known brain mechanism can dramatically improve the ability of artificial neural networks to learn multiple tasks.
University of Chicago From ACM TechNews | October 25, 2018
A group of arms control advocates, humans rights groups, and technologists is lobbying the United Nations to craft a global decree that bans autonomous weapons....The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018
Researchers analyzing about 33% of the Android apps in the Google Play Store found almost nine out of 10 track smartphone data and transmit it back to Google.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018
Researchers have developed supercapacitor electrodes using a printable graphene aerogel to build a porous three-dimensional scaffold equipped with pseudocapacitive...UC Santa Cruz From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018