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
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
Computer modeling determined the western U.S. power grid could be strained if electric vehicle owners primarily charging their vehicles at home overnight.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2022
Weill Cornell Medicine researchers created the CSVDriver software to identify cancer-generating structural variants from tumor samples via DNA sequence analysis...Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2022
Microsoft chief science officer Eric Horvitz said the rising capabilities of discriminative and generative artificial intelligence methods are reaching an inflection...VentureBeat From ACM News | September 29, 2022
A reporter and a photographer went for a ride in an experimental autonomous vehicle operated by the General Motors subsidiary Cruise. There were bumps in the road...The New York Times From ACM News | September 29, 2022
Independent website Alt News has emerged as a leading debunker of misinformation in India, but highlighting hate speech against minorities has put it on a collision...The New York Times From ACM News | September 28, 2022
Physicists have taken a step toward realizing a scalable quantum computer by transferring electrons across several micrometers on a quantum chip.
Forschungszentrum Jülich (Germany) From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2022
An international team of scientists developed a fleet of three-dimensional (3D) printing drones that can build and repair structures in flight.
Imperial College London (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2022