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.
Methane gas periodically wafts into the atmosphere of Mars; that notion, once considered implausible and perplexing, is now widely accepted by planetary scientists...The New York Times From ACM News | April 2, 2019
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a device that can capture an image of your retina and automatically detect signs of diabetic blindness.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 25, 2019
Erin Hawley grew up immersed in video games, progressing from Pong on the Atari 2600 to Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Genesis to Tomb Raider on the Sony PlayStation...The New York Times From ACM News | February 20, 2019
The Trump White House has accelerated a secret American program to sabotage Iran's missiles and rockets, according to current and former administration officials...The New York Times From ACM News | February 14, 2019
A common belief among tech industry insiders is that Silicon Valley has dominated the internet because much of the worldwide network was designed and built by Americans...The New York Times From ACM News | January 3, 2019
In early December, researchers at DeepMind, the artificial-intelligence company owned by Google's parent corporation, Alphabet Inc., filed a dispatch from the frontiers...The New York Times From ACM News | December 26, 2018
In one of those exercises that you think should be impossible or perhaps a punishment for some infraction, a team of astronomers has now measured the total amount...The New York Times From ACM News | December 4, 2018
The world's leading technology companies, from Google to Alibaba in China, are racing to build the first quantum computer, a machine that would be far more powerful...The New York Times From ACM News | December 4, 2018
Some of the most critical work in advancing China's technology goals takes place in a former cement factory in the middle of the country's heartland, far from the...The New York Times From ACM Careers | November 26, 2018
Among some astronomers, there is a growing suspicion that our solar system's distant reaches conceal a large, ninth planet that we have not yet seen. New findings...The New York Times From ACM News | October 4, 2018
With gentle pulses from gigantic lasers, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California transformed hydrogen into droplets of shiny liquid metal...The New York Times From ACM News | August 16, 2018