Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
From ACM NewsAllyn Jackson Commissioned by CACM Staff| January 31, 2023
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The Raspberry Pi startup will train 40,000 U.K. teachers to teach computer science, with the ultimate goal of teaching computer science to all U.K. schoolchildren...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | November 30, 2018
Researchers analyzing about 33% of the Android apps in the Google Play Store found almost nine out of 10 track smartphone data and transmit it back to Google.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018
The ESMT Berlin business school is using virtual reality to teach leadership in a digital world to executives from some of Germany’s biggest companies.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2018
Stanford University professor Michal Kosinski is using deep neural networks to illustrate the use of facial-recognition technology for invasive monitoring
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2018
Stall Catchers is an online computer game in which players use to analyze movies of blood flow to the brain as part of Alzheimer's disease research.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2017
When historians come to write about technological innovation in the first half of this century, they are likely to pay special attention to a US Navy drone called...Financial Times From ACM News | February 10, 2016
A trio of Indonesians working for international tech companies have used crowdsourcing to calculate a result for Indonesia's contested presidential election. Financial Times From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2014
Additions to the Wassenaar Arrangement will require technology companies to get permission from governments to sell a range of security and surveillance software...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2013
Facebook is working with a controversial data company called Datalogix that can track whether people who see ads on the social networking site end up buying those...The Financial Times From ACM News | September 25, 2012