Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The U.S. Senate this week unanimously passed the bipartisan Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act to strengthen the cybersecurity of Internet-connected...The Hill From ACM News | November 20, 2020
Researchers designed a rubbery bioelectronic cardiac patch that can be implanted on the heart to monitor its health.
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering From ACM TechNews | November 12, 2020
An Alphabet X innovation lab project has been working on a high-speed wireless optical communications network that uses beams of light instead of cables or radio...New Atlas From ACM News | November 11, 2020
University of Michigan researchers have developed a model that simplifies robots' ability to follow commands by allowing them to understand what people are saying...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2020
Silicon Valley companies are scooping up Hollywood digital visual-effects artists and technology to enhance their augmented and virtual reality products with lifelike...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2020
Researchers have come up with a method to increase the efficiency of setting up sensor networks by using a drone as a launching platform for laser-aimed, sensor...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2020
High-resolution three-axis accelerometers and GPS tracking built into smartphones, along with an app, can provide useful measures of road roughness for civil engineers...University of Birmingham (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | October 30, 2020
Washington DC-based nonprofit Upturn found law enforcement officials regularly break into encrypted smartphones, and police in all U.S. states have phone-hacking...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 23, 2020