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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Internet freedom is eroding on two fronts: the sheer number of efforts to block access to legitimate information, and the level of sophistication used.
Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | November 23, 2021
There is an emerging effort to tap artificial intelligence to write code based on short text descriptions of what the code should do.
Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | July 6, 2021
Verified coding techniques use mathematical proofs to ensure code is error-free and hacker-resistant. Can the approach revolutionize software?
Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | July 1, 2021
Encrypted identification data on a smartcard or smartphone can deliver significant benefits while boosting security, but raise concerns about privacy and the potential...Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | January 5, 2021
"Virtual meeting spaces greatly expand the possibilities for online communication—and, at their best, create an environment that parallels or exceeds real world...Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | October 20, 2020
The EU data regulation will affect computer, Internet, and technology usage within and outside the EU; how it will play out remains to be seen.
Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2018