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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Across industries and incomes, more employees are being tracked, recorded and ranked. What is gained, companies say, is efficiency and accountability. What is lost...The New York Times From ACM News | August 22, 2022
As it reckons with supply chain vulnerabilities, the country is spending billions to revitalize domestic production and seeking to form a coalition with "like-minded"...The New York Times From ACM News | August 8, 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
Researchers have built an algorithm that can scan old astronomical images for unnoticed space rocks, helping to detect objects that could one day imperil Earth....The New York Times From ACM News | June 1, 2022
Scientists have improved their ability to send quantum information across distant computers—and have taken another step toward the network of the future.
The New York Times From ACM News | May 26, 2022
Innovations like cloud computing and artificial intelligence are hailed as engines of a coming productivity revival, but a broad payoff across the economy has been...The New York Times From ACM News | May 25, 2022
The campaign detailed by a cybersecurity firm highlights Beijing's increasingly sophisticated tactics to spy on an array of targets, including countries it considers...The New York Times From ACM News | May 20, 2022