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.
Cities like Orlando, FL, and Singapore are using digital twins to generate virtual models of themselves, in order to simulate the effects of potential new policies...Bloomberg CityLab From ACM TechNews | April 6, 2022
A pilot program launched by Exxon Mobil Corp. involves powering cryptocurrency-mining operations using excess natural gas that otherwise would be burned off from...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | April 5, 2022
Malaysian precision farming solutions provider IRGA has developed a palm oil harvesting tool that could help the industry manage a chronic labor shortage.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | December 21, 2021
DHL's supply-chain unit has doubled the number of robots it uses in the U.S. to about 1,500 ahead of the holidays, in addition to hiring 15,000 seasonal workers...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | December 20, 2021
California's Department of Motor Vehicles said Thursday that it has been contacted by Waymo and that the company will file a crash report within 10 days, as required...Bloomberg From ACM News | December 17, 2021
California drone startup Zipline has signed a service agreement with Utah's Intermountain Healthcare to deliver medicine and other supplies to its Salt Lake City...Bloomberg Green From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2021
The World Bank's Climate Warehouse program is consulting with cryptocurrency startups like the Chia Network to build a "public-good layer" for climate.
Bloomberg Green From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2021
The pandemic caused schools to embrace laptops, tablets, Zoom, and an app called GoGuardian that tracks everything students (and, sometimes, parents) do online....Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | November 2, 2021
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said the blockchain survived a flaw from outdated software that divided the digital ledger last week, thanks to a quick program...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 2, 2021
Facebook disabled the personal accounts of New York University scientists studying political ads on the social network, alleging their extraction of data violates...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | August 6, 2021