The computational expense of creating three-dimensional images that can be viewed by all is just one factor holding them back…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 1, 2023
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers developed a device that can kill cockroaches using a laser, two cameras, and an artificial intelligence (AI) model capable of targeting specific insect...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 27, 2022
Malte Schröder and colleagues at Dresden University of Technology programmed an algorithm to design the optimal cycling route for any given city, using network...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 11, 2022
Researchers at the U.K.'s University of Cambridge estimated bitcoin miners have discharged nearly 200 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
Computer modeling determined the western U.S. power grid could be strained if electric vehicle owners primarily charging their vehicles at home overnight.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2022
Vibrating pads on people's arms can support a more convincing illusion of weight in virtual reality by fooling the brain into ignoring certain sensory input.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2022
Researchers trained an artificial intellgence to play soccer using an athletic curriculum resembling an accelerated model of a human baby maturing into a soccer...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 8, 2022
A machine learning model developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis can analyze decades of earthquake data to predict future earthquakes.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 30, 2022
Pennsylvania State University researchers built a soft computer from rows of rubber blocks that performs different calculations based on how it is squished.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 26, 2022
Artificial intelligence is being used to read and translate cuneiform, helping to recreate ancient libraries by piecing together fragmented tablets and predicting...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 10, 2022
Usual punctuation in headlines can make people more likely to share news stories on Facebook, although asking questions is less likely to encourage engagement.
...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2022
A new system incorporates a robotic arm that generates sound waves to levitate and move objects to build complex structures in mid-air without touching the parts...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 6, 2022