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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Researchers at the NASA Langley Research Center have developed a LiDAR technique to improve the safety of robotic vehicle landings during future Mars or lunar missions...Optica From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2022
University of Chicago researchers reduced the rate of catastrophic quantum computing errors attributable to cosmic rays from about once every 10 seconds to once...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2022
The market for commercial spyware — which allows governments to invade mobile phones and vacuum up data — is booming. Even the U.S. government is using it.
The New York Times From ACM News | December 9, 2022
The lawsuit marks FTC chair Lina Khan's most significant effort to date to address tech industry consolidation, and it could upend Microsoft's gaming ambitions....The Washington Post From ACM News | December 8, 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers used sound waves to power a wireless camera underwater, which could help to map the impact of climate change.
...Interesting Engineering From ACM TechNews | December 8, 2022
Amazon, Italian space startup D-Orbit, and Sweden's Unibap spent months testing how Amazon Web Services machine learning software analyzes satellite images and...Space.com From ACM TechNews | December 7, 2022