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Medical ventilators in a hospital

Faster than COVID: a computer model that predicts the disease’s next move

Predictive model could help care providers stay safe, anticipate patient needs.|Medium Read
people on the street's of dublin

Live public street cams are tracking social distancing

Virtually visit (what should be) desolate intersections around the world during COVID-19.|Medium Read
A server rack in a data center

Big data, small footprint

How changing the rules of computing could lighten Big Data’s impact on the internet.|Medium Read
Scientist in the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility uses a computer inside of a clean room

Beyond Moore’s Law: taking transistor arrays into the third dimension

Thin film transistors stacked on top of a state-of-the-art silicon chip could help shrink electronics while improving performance.|Medium Read
Alex Halderman

How Let’s Encrypt doubled the percentage of secure websites in four years

A Q&A with J. Alex Halderman, who co-founded the nonprofit organization.|Medium Read
The Summit Supercomputer

Rewriting the rules for supercomputers

Machine learning will teach the world’s fastest machines to work smarter, not harder|Medium Read
memristor array chip

First programmable memristor computer aims to bring AI processing down from the cloud

Circuit elements that store information in their electrical resistances enable a brain-like form of computing, storing and processing information in the same place.|Medium Read
Prof. Chad Jenkins, seen here with a Fetch robot

A quicker eye for robotics to help in our cluttered, human environments

New algorithm can help robots go from structured environments like factories to complex, unstructured places like our homes. |Medium Read
Man stepping over puddle in rain

Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.|Medium Read
2015 Downtown Ann Arbor

‘Air traffic control’ for driverless cars could speed up deployment

Human-generated responses could remotely assist autonomous vehicles decision’s during times of uncertainty. |Medium Read
Roya Ensafi, CSE Research Assistant Professor, uses her computing system, Censored Planet. Photo: Joseph Xu

Online censorship detector aims to make the internet a freer place

Censored Planet could provide new insight into the flow of online information |Short Read
View from inside a car as it rains outside

How connected vehicles’ wipers could help prevent flooding

We’ve been promised all kinds of benefits from a future of connected vehicles, but flood control? |Short Read