Researchers at QuTech in the Netherlands have developed a chip with six silicon-based spin qubits that operates with a low-error rate, a development seen as a stepping...QuTech From ACM TechNews | October 7, 2022
U.S. pharmacy chain Walgreens is deploying robots to fill prescriptions for drugstores amid a nationwide shortage of pharmacists and pharmacist technicians.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2022
Researchers found that social media users trust artificial intelligence as much as human content moderators when it comes to flagging harmful content.
Pennsylvania State University From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2022
Wegmans has discontinued the self-checkout SCAN app it rolled out early in the pandemic to offer contactless shopping, citing losses tied to the app.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2022
A unique research project is tracking hundreds of people at risk for suicide, using data from smartphones and wearable biosensors to identify periods of high danger...The New York Times From ACM News | October 4, 2022
Researchers at the U.K.'s University of Cambridge estimated bitcoin miners have discharged nearly 200 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
Software is making inroads into white-collar professions due to innovations enabled by artificial intelligence and machine learning, and fueled by pandemic-surging...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
A partnership between self-driving startup Kodiak Robotics and trucking company U.S. Xpress resulted in a self-driving 18-wheeler driving goods between Dallas and...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
The Mendix software company estimates low-code adoption climbed from 77% last year to 94% this year, with 40% of businesses now using low-code apps for mission-critical...TechRadar From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
Researchers worry these systems produce images that can cause a range of harms, such as reinforcing racial and gender stereotypes or plagiarizing artists without...The Washington Post From ACM News | October 3, 2022
Scientists trained a machine learning tool to capture the physics of electrons moving on a lattice using far fewer equations than would typically be required, without...SciTechDaily From ACM News | September 29, 2022