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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Wegmans has discontinued the self-checkout SCAN app it rolled out early in the pandemic to offer contactless shopping, citing losses tied to the app.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2022
A unique research project is tracking hundreds of people at risk for suicide, using data from smartphones and wearable biosensors to identify periods of high danger...The New York Times From ACM News | October 4, 2022
Analysts at Securonix discovered the attacks but couldn't attribute the campaign to any known threat actors, despite some similarities to past APT37 (Konni) attacks...BleepingComputer From ACM News | September 29, 2022
Weill Cornell Medicine researchers created the CSVDriver software to identify cancer-generating structural variants from tumor samples via DNA sequence analysis...Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2022
Microsoft chief science officer Eric Horvitz said the rising capabilities of discriminative and generative artificial intelligence methods are reaching an inflection...VentureBeat From ACM News | September 29, 2022
A reporter and a photographer went for a ride in an experimental autonomous vehicle operated by the General Motors subsidiary Cruise. There were bumps in the road...The New York Times From ACM News | September 29, 2022
Independent website Alt News has emerged as a leading debunker of misinformation in India, but highlighting hate speech against minorities has put it on a collision...The New York Times From ACM News | September 28, 2022
Physicists have taken a step toward realizing a scalable quantum computer by transferring electrons across several micrometers on a quantum chip.
Forschungszentrum Jülich (Germany) From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2022
Major data gaps, the result of decades of underinvestment in public health, have undercut the government response to the coronavirus, and now to monkeypox.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 21, 2022