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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Researchers at Texas A&M University and Tsinghua University in Beijing are studying how the coronavirus pandemic has changed U.S. electricity consumption.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | July 2, 2020
A few days before Christmas, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that devotes more than US $1.2 billion to a national effort dedicated to quantum...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | January 11, 2019
What's the best type of device from which to build a neural network? Of course, it should be fast, small, consume little power, have the ability to reliably store...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | December 17, 2018
DeepMind, the London-based subsidiary of Alphabet, has created a system that can quickly master any game in the class that includes chess, Go, and Shogi, and do...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | December 7, 2018
Would-be travelers of the galaxy, rejoice: The Chinese tech giant Baidu has invented a translation system that brings us one step closer to a software Babel fish...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 25, 2018
In the summer of 2017, a group of young political activists in the United Kingdom figured out how to use the popular dating app Tinder to attract new supporters...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 18, 2018
In order to achieve the edge computing that people talk about in a host of applications including 5G networks and the Internet of Things (IoT), you need to pack...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 18, 2018
This year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) turned 60. To celebrate, DARPA held a conference in Washington, D.C. One of the highlights...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | September 27, 2018
Until now, the neuroscience programs at DARPA, the mad science wing of the Department of Defense, have focused on technologies for warfighters who have returned...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | September 13, 2018
IIT Roorkee in India and Applied Materials have added metallic nanoparticles to dynamic RAM to eliminate row hammering data corruption in high-volume DRAM cells...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2018
Cameras used to be their own devices with lenses and film and trips to the drug store to get the pictures developed. Then, they disappeared into phones, tablets...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | September 4, 2018
Today, U.S. supercomputer advocates are cheering, because for the first time since 2012, a U.S. supercomputer—Oak Ridge National Laboratory's newly installed ...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | June 26, 2018