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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The movie Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio features stop-motion animated puppets operated by tiny gears, with the title character three-dimensionally (3D)-printed...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 12, 2023
One judge said the striking piece evoked Renaissance art. But some critics compared it to 'entering a marathon and driving a Lamborghini to the finish line.'
The New York Times From ACM News | September 12, 2022
Voyager, a computer program, played with Ensemble Signal in the U.S. premiere of a George Lewis piece that was a highlight of this year's concert calendar.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2022
The U.S.F.L. is testing tech that could resolve disputes over where balls are spotted, clearly show if a first down was reached, and track players who stand too...The New York Times From ACM News | April 20, 2022
Many believe mainstream use of the metaverse will be realized only when cumbersome augmented reality headsets tare replaced by lightweight eyeglass-like alternatives...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2022
Some of the animatronics at Disney's parks have been doing their herky-jerky thing since the Nixon administration. The company knows that nostalgia won't cut it...The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
Auction sales show a schism in the market: speculative buyers flock to crypto art while blue-chip collectors hold back, fearing legal gray areas and copyright issues...The New York Times From ACM News | April 29, 2021
Digital artworks known as nonfungible tokens are selling for massive sums, but research indicates their creation may carry an enormous environmental cost.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 15, 2021
While YouTube has reduced how often its algorithm recommends conspiracy theory-related videos, its progress in dealing with conspiracy theories has been uneven....The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2020
Jigsaw has released a free tool, designed to help journalists identify doctored photos, including those generated through the use of artificial intelligence.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2020