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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Some companies are considering the use of high-tech sensors to address self-driving cars' limited ability to safely maneuver in traffic and see clearly in all...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2019
Researchers at Facebook have developed a tool that lets users better see and control the information the company has collected about their browsing habits outside...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | August 29, 2019
A growing number of academics, economists, technologists, and lawmakers are working to reimagine the current environment in which a few large technology companies...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2019
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has significantly upgraded the software that guides its weather prediction capability for the first time...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2019
Researchers have developed automated "agents" that display humanlike behavior when playing in capture-the-flag mode in the Quake III multiplayer computer game.
...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 31, 2019
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has banned the use of facial recognition technology for surveillance purposes by police and other agencies in the city.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2019
Researchers used robotic technology and young ostriches wearing artificial wings to gain insight into how a dinosaur's running gait may have caused its wings to...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 8, 2019
Methane gas periodically wafts into the atmosphere of Mars; that notion, once considered implausible and perplexing, is now widely accepted by planetary scientists...The New York Times From ACM News | April 2, 2019
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a device that can capture an image of your retina and automatically detect signs of diabetic blindness.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 25, 2019