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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A few years ago, Edward Snowden, a contractor working for the US National Security Agency, leaked documents that showed the ways in which intelligence agenciestapped...Technology Review From ACM News | October 29, 2018
China might be at loggerheads with the United States over trade, but it is calling for a friendlier approach to the development of artificial intelligence.
Technology Review From ACM News | September 28, 2018
A two-legged robot developed at the University of Bonn in Germany won the soccer World Cup for adult-size robots this summer in Montreal, Canada.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2018
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor has created a box that, when placed in a user's home, can track his/her physiological signals, even through walls...MIT Technology Review From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2018
When Amit Khera explains how he predicts disease, the young cardiologist's hands touch the air, arranging imaginary columns of people: 30,000 who have suffered...Technology Review From ACM News | February 26, 2018
Inside a small laboratory in lush countryside about 50 miles north of New York City, an elaborate tangle of tubes and electronics dangles from the ceiling. This...Technology Review From ACM News | February 23, 2018
After atmospheric scientist Ivana Cvijanovic began pushing a computerized climate simulation to its limits, she noticed a disturbing result: as Arctic sea ice nearly...Technology Review From ACM News | February 9, 2018
You've seen the headlines: "Robots Will Destroy Our Jobs—and We're Not Ready for It." "You Will Lose Your Job to a Robot—and Sooner Than You Think." "Robots May...Technology Review From ACM Careers | January 31, 2018
Ever since scientists first used CRISPR-Cas9 to edit living human cells in 2013, they've been saying that the possibilities for using it to treat disease are virtually...Technology Review From ACM News | December 20, 2017