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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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
In philosophy of mind, a "cerebroscope" is a fictitious device, a brain-computer interface in today's language, which reads out the content of somebody's brain...Scientific American From ACM News | April 6, 2011
The FTC is calling for "do not track" software, but one privacy and security expert said such programming would have to be incorporated into a browser for it...Scientific American From ACM News | December 6, 2010
A new effort to ensure that the government can gain back-door access to encrypted messages could thwart one of the most promising applications of physics for...Scientific American From ACM News | October 4, 2010
A new generation of medical devices using wireless communications, sophisticated software and data center-driven "cloud" computing promises to deliver health care...Scientific American From ACM News | May 26, 2010
The Web's wealth of information would lose some of its luster if you read it only one line at a time. Yet this is exactly how blind and other vision-impaired...Scientific American From ACM News | April 5, 2010
More than a year after being launched by hackers on a campaign to infect computers running Microsoft Windows, the Conficker worm's effects are still being felt....Scientific American From ACM News | February 4, 2010
Swarm intelligence is a branch of artificial intelligence that attempts to get computers and robots to mimic the highly efficient behavior of colony insects such...Scientific American From ACM News | January 13, 2010
When Nintendo's Wii game console debuted in November 2006, its motion-sensing handheld "Wiimotes" got players off the couch and onto their feet.
Now Microsoft...Scientific American From ACM News | January 8, 2010
Retailers are using robots to help warehouse workers find fast-selling products more quickly. The robots, built by Kiva Systems, are programmed with maps of the...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | January 5, 2009