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 found privacy flaws in apps used in the U.S. to track people waiting for immigration court dates, those in juvenile detention systems, and those on...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 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.
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Stanford University researchers trained a microphone-outfitted robotic arm to locate objects like keys in a handbag by listening for telltale sounds while searching...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 15, 2022
Researchers used the Codex neural network of artificial intelligence research company OpenAI to translate mathematical problems from plain English into formal code...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 8, 2022