The computational expense of creating three-dimensional images that can be viewed by all is just one factor holding them back…
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.
A prosecutor in Arizona has decided not to press charges against Uber in the March 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg. One of Uber's self-driving cars crashed into Herzberg...Ars Technica From ACM News | March 6, 2019
NASA's Mars InSight lander has a probe designed to dig up to 16 feet (5 meters) below the surface and measure heat coming from inside the planet.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | March 5, 2019
The hunt is on for materials that have exotic properties, to enhance quantum computers, touch screens and electronic displays, and to double the efficiency of solar...Nature From ACM Opinion | March 1, 2019
Usually, I reflexively delete press releases. This one was no different, but as the message vanished, the subject line registered—"IonQ… quantum computing."
Ars Technica From ACM News | February 27, 2019
Scientists have reproduced in the lab how the ingredients for life could have formed deep in the ocean 4 billion years ago. The results of the new study offer clues...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | February 26, 2019
A global battle between the U.S. government and Chinese tech company Huawei over allegations that it is a cybersecurity risk overshadowed the opening Monday of...The Associated Press From ACM News | February 25, 2019
The mission team called it a "stretch goal—just before closest approach, precisely pointing the cameras on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to snap the sharpest possible...NASA From ACM News | February 25, 2019
The DNA of life on Earth naturally stores its information in just four key chemicals—guanine, cytosine, adenine and thymine, commonly referred to as G, C, A and...Nature From ACM News | February 22, 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
OpenAI, a non-profit research company investigating "the path to safe artificial intelligence," has developed a machine learning system called Generative Pre-trained...Ars Technica From ACM News | February 20, 2019
NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy's...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | February 19, 2019
Spotting gravitational waves is due to become an almost hourly event in the next decade. Starting around 2023, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory...Nature From ACM News | February 15, 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