Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
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Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a system that could give robots the ability to link multiple senses....TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | June 25, 2019
A U.K. study found stereotyping of computing as "a male-oriented domain consisting of anti-social 'nerds, geeks, or hackers,'" discourages female students from...BBC News From ACM TechNews | June 19, 2019
The Yaba neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, is a growing technology hub hosting more than 60 startups, digital laboratories, and the Yaba College of Technology.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | June 13, 2019
Initiatives are underway to train African computer scientists in artificial intelligence, with major technology companies investing in the cultivation of new AI...BBC News From ACM TechNews | June 6, 2019
Team Acrobot, an all-girls robotics team from Ghana, won the 20th edition of the World Robofest Championship at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield,...Tech in Africa From ACM TechNews | May 29, 2019
There are many U.S. cybersecurity job openings, and a shortfall of qualified professionals is prompting employers to look outside traditional pipelines to find...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 16, 2019
Northeastern University computer science majors are required to take a class in theater and improvisation, where they practice exercises to cultivate empathy, creativity...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2019
Researchers have shown that an online intervention taking less than 30 minutes significantly increases interest in computer science among both male and female undergraduate...North Carolina State niversity News From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2019
The Gender Balance in Computing initiative will use a "range of tailored interventions" to encourage more young women to enter science, technology, engineering,...The Engineer (.K.) From ACM TechNews | May 6, 2019