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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A number of lawyers and experts say measures to safeguard citizens online are badly needed, but the bill was criticized by both privacy advocates and tech companies...The New York Times From ACM News | August 5, 2022
A Congressional probe found seven of the largest U.S. bitcoin mining companies could cumulatively use as much electricity as all the homes in Houston.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 18, 2022
A report published by Microsoft also found that Moscow's disinformation campaign to establish a narrative of the war favorable to Russia was doing better than expected...The New York Times From ACM News | June 23, 2022
Meta agreed to change its advertising technology and to pay a penalty as part of a settlement over allegations it had discriminated against Facebook users.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2022
The technology giant will stop offering automated tools that predict a person's gender, age and emotional state and will restrict the use of its facial recognition...The New York Times From ACM News | June 21, 2022