One of the trickiest problems in cyber security is trying to figure who’s really behind an attack. Darpa, the Pentagon agency that created the Internet, is trying...Wired From ACM News | January 26, 2010
Sure, we’re all plugged in and online 24/7. But fewer American kids are growing up to be bona fide computer geeks. And that poses a serious security risk for the...Wired From ACM News | January 15, 2010
Got an e-mail list of customers or readers and want to know more about each — such as their full name, friends, gender, age, interests, location, job and education...Wired From ACM News | January 7, 2010
European researchers have developed a new approach to artificial intelligence that could empower computers to respond intelligently to human behaviour as well as...Wired From ACM News | December 10, 2009
By turning the brain cell activity underlying fly eyesight into mathematical equations, researchers have found an ultra-efficient method for pulling motion patterns...Wired.com From ACM News | November 12, 2009
There’ve been satellites orbiting Earth for half a century. But getting information to and from them is still a pain. Which is why Pentagon research arm Darpa is...Wired.com From ACM News | October 28, 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Sangbae Kim is trying to replicate the mechanisms used by animals in robotics. Kim says the animal kingdom provides...Wired News From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2009
The creation of a cyborg insect army has just taken a step closer to reality.
A research team at the University of California Berkeley recently announced thatFrontiers...Wired News From ACM News | September 24, 2009
The secret to the success of BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos and The Ensemble, first- and second-place winners of the Netflix Prize, was teamwork.
The Netflix Prize...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
University of Washington (UW) researchers are developing a contact lens with a wirelessly powered light-emitting diode (LED) in the hope that the device can be...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2009
The recent ACM SIGGRAPH conference offered a video demonstration of Control of Remotely Interfaced Systems using Touch-based Actions in Living spaces (CRISTAL),...Wired News From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2009
Some scientists are concerned that as brain-computer interfaces become widely used and incorporate wireless technologies, "brain hacking" could become a reality...Wired News From ACM TechNews | July 13, 2009
New software developed at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is being used with semi-autonomous robots in the war against drug smuggling. The software can be...Wired News From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2009