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
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Bitcoin is theoretically vulnerable to hacking by quantum computers, but calculations show they would need to be a million times larger than those that exist today...New Scientist From ACM News | January 27, 2022
Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong have developed a corkscrew-shaped microrobot that can swim through blood vessels and help drugs unblock clots...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 14, 2022
Researchers developed a computer simulation that taught a virtual robot arm outfitted with a table tennis racket how to return virtual ping pong balls.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 15, 2021
Artificial intelligence-equipped cameras have spotted more than 270,000 drivers using phones while driving in New South Wales, Australia, since March 2020.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 10, 2021
Strange fractional electrons are crucial to many chemical reactions, but traditional methods cannot model them, a problem DeepMind used machine learning to fix....New Scientist From ACM News | December 9, 2021
A “living ink” made entirely from bacterial cells can be used in a three-dimensional printer to create structures that discharge drugs or absorb toxins.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 29, 2021
Freely available voice-mimicking software can deceive people and voice-activated tools like smart assistants, according to University of Chicago scientists.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 14, 2021
Researchers at George Washington University say they have built a tool that would allow users to expose fake news without endangering their privacy. The Fuzzy Anonymous...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2021
A computer model developed by researchers at New York’s University of Albany can determine whether an image of a face is a deepfake by examining its pupils.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2021
It takes an average of 77 days from detection for Google to remove apps that may contain malware from the Google Play Store, accoriding to a recent analysis.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2021
An algorithm developed by University of Washington researchers can render photos of wooden objects into three-dimensional models with enough detail to be replicated...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 4, 2021
Some observers say the dream of fully autonomous vehicles is a mirage: creating robot vehicles able to tackle any kind of road or traffic situation is just too...New Scientist From ACM News | July 29, 2021
University of Maryland researchers used three-dimensional printing to produce a water-controlled robotic hand capable of completing the first level of the computer...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2021