The computational expense of creating three-dimensional images that can be viewed by all is just one factor holding them back…
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In the quest to make artificial intelligence that can reason and apply knowledge flexibly, many researchers are focused on fresh insights from neuroscience. Should...New Scientist From ACM News | February 17, 2022
Researchers incorporated a pair of infrared cameras into prototype goggles to help blind and visually impaired people navigate their environment intuitively.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 4, 2022
Bitcoin is theoretically vulnerable to hacking by quantum computers, but calculations show they would need to be a million times larger than those that exist today...New Scientist From ACM News | January 27, 2022
Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong have developed a corkscrew-shaped microrobot that can swim through blood vessels and help drugs unblock clots...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 14, 2022
Generating truly random numbers for cryptographic algorithms could become possible through Nisa Bostanci and colleagues at Turkey's TOBB University of Economics...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2022
Researchers at South Korea's Ajou University have built a highly dexterous robotic hand that can handle eggs gently, pour drinks, and crush aluminum cans.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 17, 2021
Researchers developed a computer simulation that taught a virtual robot arm outfitted with a table tennis racket how to return virtual ping pong balls.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 15, 2021
Artificial intelligence-equipped cameras have spotted more than 270,000 drivers using phones while driving in New South Wales, Australia, since March 2020.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 10, 2021
Strange fractional electrons are crucial to many chemical reactions, but traditional methods cannot model them, a problem DeepMind used machine learning to fix....New Scientist From ACM News | December 9, 2021
As many as seven in 10 cryptocurrency trades on popular exchanges worldwide may involve people purchasing from themselves to inflate prices artificially.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 1, 2021
A “living ink” made entirely from bacterial cells can be used in a three-dimensional printer to create structures that discharge drugs or absorb toxins.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 29, 2021
Freely available voice-mimicking software can deceive people and voice-activated tools like smart assistants, according to University of Chicago scientists.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 14, 2021