Inside a small laboratory in Boston's seaport district, buried within a jumble of lasers, lenses, mirrors, and a tangle of wiring, is a tiny chip that might be...Technology Review From ACM News | November 29, 2018
China is taking its rivalry with the U.S. to the heavens, spending at least $9 billion to build a celestial navigation system and cut its dependence on the American...Bloomberg News From ACM News | November 28, 2018
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
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
Behind a thin white veil separating his makeshift lab from joggers at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology indoor track, aerospace engineer Steven Barrett recently...Scientific American From ACM News | November 21, 2018
In the biggest overhaul of the international system of units since 1875, countries have voted to redefine four basic units of measurement—the ampere, the kilogram...Nature From ACM News | November 16, 2018
We are all, quite literally, made of star dust. Many of the chemicals that compose our planet and our bodies were formed directly by stars.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 16, 2018
Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.39 million) by 2025 to beef up its artificial intelligence capabilities and appoint 100 professors to lecture...Reuters From ACM News | November 16, 2018
In November 2017, scientists pointed NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope toward the object known as 'Oumuamua,' the first known interstellar object to visit our solar...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Smoke filled the cabin as the Boeing 747 plunged towards snow-covered mountains in southern Alaska. All four engines had shut down, and it took the pilots eight...Nature From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Social media companies are struggling to contain new forms of political misinformation on their platforms that bubbled up during this year's midterm elections.
...The Hill From ACM News | November 12, 2018
The US now can claim the top two machines on a list of the 500 fastest supercomputers, as Sierra, an IBM machine for nuclear weapons research at Lawrence Livermore...CNET From ACM News | November 12, 2018
I'm a simple person. To me, a computer consists of three parts: data that goes in and out, operations that modify the data, and storage that holds the data.
Ars Technica From ACM News | November 9, 2018