Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Apple has partnered with the Royal National Institute of Blind People in the U.K. to expand its Everyone Can Code curriculum to visually impaired students.
Computerworld From ACM TechNews | January 25, 2019
The newly-launched Unitary Fund is offering grants of $2,000 to projects developing open source quantum software for near-term, hybrid quantum-classical programming...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | July 2, 2018
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia say they will soon unveil a quantum-era programming environment at the UTS Center for Quantum Software...Computerworld Australia From ACM TechNews | February 13, 2017
An artificial intelligence system called Libratus has gained the upper hand against human poker players in the first week of a 20-day tournament in Pittsburgh.
...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | January 20, 2017
A survey of developers found nearly a third identify the most worrisome part of their careers as the potential to be replaced by artificial intelligence.Computerworld From ACM TechNews | March 10, 2016
Car manufacturers soon hope to upgrade vehicles' software over-the-air, which they say will enhance customer satisfaction, boost safety, and curb costs. Computerworld From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2015
Google again this year enabled kids of all ages to use its Santa Tracker website and app to follow St. Nick and his elves as they deliver presents around the world...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | December 29, 2014
Appirio, which owns and operates the TopCoder platform, says it has registered more than 3,700 Swift developers who are working on 2,000 projects in 110 countries...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | October 23, 2014
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is running two new IBM supercomputers, each 213 teraflops, that enable researchers to increase the resolution...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | October 7, 2014
Researchers hope the seL4 operating system, recently released as open source code, will be employed for medical devices, industrial automation, and other uses.Computerworld From ACM TechNews | August 1, 2014
Aviation experts have cited multiple possible reasons for the problems in the multi-country effort to locate the Malaysia Airlines jetliner that dropped off the...Computerworld From ACM News | March 12, 2014