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
University of Tokyo researchers have developed a thin-film electronic display that can be laminated onto a person's body without the wearer knowing it is there. ...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | April 21, 2016
Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer says the volume of data Facebook serves to users' News Feeds is increasing about 50 percent annually.Computerworld From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2015
University of California, Berkeley professor Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli predicts the world will be completely suffused with tiny sensors within 10 years. Computerworld From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2015
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
One of the most difficult tasks at next year's U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency robotic challenge finals will be having a robot drive and then get...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | October 15, 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 are developing a cloud-based application that will use real-time information and historical data to predict when and where traffic is likely to occur...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2014
Data standards will be needed to facilitate traffic flow in the future, and government officials, engineers, and automakers are considering how to implement the...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | June 18, 2014