Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's Rolf Mueller and colleagues have developed a new technique for identifying the point of origin of a sound....Virginia Tech Daily From ACM TechNews | April 16, 2021
Digital artworks known as nonfungible tokens are selling for massive sums, but research indicates their creation may carry an enormous environmental cost.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 15, 2021
China's working-age population has dropped by more than 5 million in the last decade, and factories are responding to the resulting labor shortage with automation...CNBC From ACM TechNews | April 14, 2021
France's military has utilized robotics developer Boston Dynamics' four-legged Spot robot in training exercises, raising questions about the robot's future applications...The Verge From ACM TechNews | April 14, 2021
Researchers have designed a context-aware system that could enable robots to work alongside humans on assembly lines with greater efficiency, while foregoing needless...KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
Elon Musk's Neuralink company released a blog post and video showing a monkey playing the game of Pong by thought, via the firm's sensor hardware and brain implant...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | April 9, 2021