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
Sweden's central bank has released the results of the first phase of a pilot project into what is essentially the most advanced exploration of a post-cash era to...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | April 13, 2021
Researchers are using an advanced computer model to mimic the human retina, in order to improve prosthetic eye technology.
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
By acquiring a provider of artificial intelligence software, the tech giant is hoping to bolster its offerings for the fast-growing field of medical computing.
...The New York Times From ACM News | April 13, 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
Businesses and universities want easy ways to see if students and customers are vaccinated, but conservative politicians are turning "vaccine passports" into a...The New York Times From ACM News | April 7, 2021
Researchers sent drug-impregnated microscopic robots into mouse brains to treat tumors, coating the machines in E. coli to let them pass through the blood-brain...Gizmodo From ACM TechNews | April 6, 2021
Long-term care communities increasingly are using virtual reality devices and systems to improve residents' wellness and quality of life amid pandemic-related restrictions...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 2, 2021
Tetsuya Ogata and colleagues at Japan's Waseda University have taught an artificial intelligence-powered robot to tie knots around a box using just two fingers...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2021