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
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
French luxury brand Hermès is suing digital artist Mason Rothchild in a New York court to prevent him from selling nonfungible tokens (NFTs) of its Birkin handbags...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 3, 2023
A smart contact lens can monitor intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma patients and deliver medications in response to IOP levels.
Pohang University of Science and Technology (South Korea) Research Highlights From ACM TechNews | February 3, 2023
A multi-institutional team of California researchers engineered an artificial intelligence to design bacteria-destroying proteins that actually worked.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 2, 2023
Researchers used survey data from 3,000 residents of Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Denver to determine which are likely to alter their behaviors to conserve water in...Penn State News From ACM TechNews | February 2, 2023
Technology that measures the presence of alcohol in digital images could help recovering alcoholics evaluate their exposure to alcohol marketing on social media...La Trobe University (Australia) From ACM TechNews | February 2, 2023
"The court's ruling in the Meta/Within case is consistent with decades of legal precedent," said Matt Schruers, president of the Computer and Communications Industry...Barron's From ACM News | February 2, 2023
Cleveland State University asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to review a district court ruling that "room scans" by exam proctoring software...Bloomberg Law From ACM TechNews | January 31, 2023
Israeli engineers and German gamers partnered to build an accurate virtual model of Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Museum and an educational exhibition in the online gameworld...The Jerusalem Post (Israel) From ACM TechNews | January 31, 2023
Appliance manufacturers LG Electronics and Whirlpool are trying to entice customers whose "smart" appliances are not connected to the Internet to embrace the technology...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 25, 2023
Justice Department accuses Google of subverting competition in Internet advertising technologies through serial acquisitions and anticompetitive auction manipulation...U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs From ACM News | January 25, 2023
Researchers at Georgetown University, OpenAI, and the Stanford Internet Observatory issued a report warning about the potential misuse of OpenAI's ChatGPT chatbot...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | January 24, 2023
Polish security researcher Dawid Potocki discovered a vulnerability in MSI's motherboards that occurs when the Secure Boot default settings for "Image Execution...PC Magazine From ACM TechNews | January 24, 2023
Facebook's rules, the board acknowledged, are "extensive and confusing" and "often convoluted and poorly defined," requiring bizarre, subjective content moderation...Futurism From ACM News | January 23, 2023