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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 at DeepMind trained an artificial intelligence algorithm to guess missing words or characters from Greek inscriptions up to 2,600 years old.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2019
The ROBOpilot Unmanned Aircraft Conversion System passed the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Practical Test for piloting light aircraft and completed...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2019
A new smartphone app can detect extremely small amounts of norovirus (the most common cause of gastroenteritis) in water, when used with a microscope attachment...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed artificial skin containing physical sensors that can detect pressure, bending, and temperature...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2019
Police in the UK want to predict serious violent crime using artificial intelligence, New Scientist can reveal. The idea is that individuals flagged by the system...New Scientist From ACM News | November 28, 2018
An artificial intelligence-based lie detector system will be used on international travelers during a six-month pilot program at border crossings in Hungary, Latvia...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 2, 2018
Each of our brain cells could work like a mini-computer, according to the first recording of electrical activity in human cells at a super-fine level of detail....New Scientist From ACM News | October 24, 2018
Researchers have developed a piece of chewing gum equipped with piezoelectric elements and electrodes that stimulate taste buds as long as it is chewed.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 22, 2018
What are the best two legs for running an obstacle course? One leg that crawls at the knee joint, and one massive leg dragged behind for stability like a kangaroo's...New Scientist From ACM News | October 12, 2018
Maths fans can't get enough of numbers that are millions of digits long and can only be divided by themselves and one. Now, through a collaborative effort, utilising...New Scientist From ACM News | January 5, 2018
Researchers have been developing a tool that can take a single image of a face and create an animated version that puts on either a happy, sad, or angry expression...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2017
The missing links between galaxies have finally been found. This is the first detection of the roughly half of the normal matter in our universe—protons, neutrons...New Scientist From ACM News | October 11, 2017
You won't read about a smaller robot than this one any time soon. It consists of just a single strand of DNA, and moves by taking tiny 6-nanometre steps—around...New Scientist From ACM News | September 15, 2017
How much of your privacy would you trade for a smarter home? Internet service providers (ISPs) can peek at the internet-connected devices people use in their own...New Scientist From ACM News | August 28, 2017