A cryptographic master tool called indistinguishability obfuscation has for years seemed too good to be true. Three researchers have figured out that it can work...Quanta Magazine From ACM News | November 10, 2020
While Northeastern University faculty are expected to return, requests for remote work will still be accepted and addressed on a case-by-case basis.
The Huntington News From ACM News | October 26, 2020
A U.S. engineering company has designed a robot dolphin in the hope that such animatronic machines eventually could substitute for captive animals at theme parks...Reuters From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
A hacker who locked computer servers in Las Vegas' Clark County School District with ransomware released documents with stolen private data after officials refused...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2020
A sweeping report from Baker Institute and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences urges significant policy and funding action to ensure the United States does...Rice University From ACM Careers | October 2, 2020
A study by Google and Gallup found two-thirds of parents and guardians of U.S. students in grades seven through 12 consider computer science important or very important...Gallup Blog From ACM TechNews | September 30, 2020
The U.K.'s National Cyber Security Center is warning colleges and universities that increasing numbers of cyberattacks threaten to disrupt the start of the Fall...BBC News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
IBM announced its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), led by Howard University and 12 other...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2020
Amazon Future Engineer also launched the Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge, a coding competition that teaches the basics of computer science in the context of a real...telecompaper From ACM News | September 15, 2020
Boosting diversity in the computer science field remains a challenge even after years of effort. A growing focus on universities may deliver results.
Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | September 8, 2020