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authorSamuel Greengard
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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


A Focus on X-Ray Vision
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A Focus on X-Ray Vision

Seeing past the distractions to what is inside.

Researchers Flesh Out Biocomputing
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Researchers Flesh Out Biocomputing

Drawing Intelligence from actual brain cells could deliver human-like cognition in diverse fields.

Can Digital Wallets Save Cryptocurrency?
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Can Digital Wallets Save Cryptocurrency?

Seeking a better deal for bitcoin and its ilk in Web3 and the Metaverse.

Passkeys Unlock a New Era for Authentication
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Passkeys Unlock a New Era for Authentication

A potential alternative to passwords.

Ambient IoT Gets Down to Business
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Ambient IoT Gets Down to Business

Highly flexible, inexpensive low-energy sensors combined with pervasive connectivity and artificial intelligence deliver real-time triggers without human intervention...

Technology Transforms Textiles
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Technology Transforms Textiles

Robotic fabrics sense motion and movements, and adapt accordingly.

The Future of the Datacenter
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The Future of the Datacenter

Existing and new technologies can help cut datacenters' carbon footprint.

The Eyes Have It
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The Eyes Have It

Expanding the use of biometrics in device interfaces.

Will No-Code Crack the Code?
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Will No-Code Crack the Code?

No-code platforms help non-coders program, but developers will always be needed.

Digital Technology Fans Firefighting
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Digital Technology Fans Firefighting

New tools help firefighters identify the dynamics and characteristics of a fire—and respond more effectively.

Plastic Chips Bend Computing
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Plastic Chips Bend Computing

Cheap, flexible processors could be a step on the road to the Internet of Everything.

Making Sense With Biology
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Making Sense With Biology

Hybrid systems enhance the capabilities of electronics with biologics.

Technology to the Rescue
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Technology to the Rescue

Updating emergency rescue equipment and tactics with digital technologies.

Channeling the Inner Voice of Robots
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Channeling the Inner Voice of Robots

People have inner voices, why not robots?

Changing How Data is Used
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Changing How Data is Used

Federated AI Learning promises to reshape data security, privacy.

A New Way of Seeing
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A New Way of Seeing

Vision AI provides a deeper view.

Quantum Sensing Takes Shape
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Quantum Sensing Takes Shape

Opening up the world around us by detecting changes in quantum states.

The Worsening State of Ransomware
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The Worsening State of Ransomware

Sophisticated, dangerous ransomware is the new normal … and there is no simple fix.

Could Mobile Voting Ring True?
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Could Mobile Voting Ring True?

Voting on smartphones could result in higher voter turnouts.

ENIAC Turns 75
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ENIAC Turns 75

The first programmable electronic general-purpose digital computer was introduced to the world on Valentine’s Day in 1946.
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