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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The Infinite Conversation website features a nonstop "chat" between artificial intelligence versions of German director Werner Herzog and Slovenian philosopher...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2022
Researchers at the University of Florida can detect audio deepfakes by measuring acoustic and fluid dynamic distinctions between organic and synthetic voice samples...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2022
Security researchers have found that the supposedly hard-to-counterfeit digital driver's licenses in use in New South Wales, Australia, actually can be altered...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | May 25, 2022
A proof-of-concept "browser in the browser" exploit could phish passwords using a malicious site that does not contain suspicious domains or substitute letters....Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2022
Parking enforcement officers recently found fake quick response code stickers on pay stations in three Texas cities, used to trick people into paying scammers.
...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | January 18, 2022
The pilots of Ethiopia Airlines Flight 302 apparently followed the proper steps to shut down an errant flight control system as they struggled to regain control...Ars Technica From ACM News | April 4, 2019
The crashed Lion Air 737 MAX and the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX aircraft had more in common than aircraft design and the apparently malfunctioning flight system...Ars Technica From ACM News | March 22, 2019
A prosecutor in Arizona has decided not to press charges against Uber in the March 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg. One of Uber's self-driving cars crashed into Herzberg...Ars Technica From ACM News | March 6, 2019
Usually, I reflexively delete press releases. This one was no different, but as the message vanished, the subject line registered—"IonQ… quantum computing."
Ars Technica From ACM News | February 27, 2019
OpenAI, a non-profit research company investigating "the path to safe artificial intelligence," has developed a machine learning system called Generative Pre-trained...Ars Technica From ACM News | February 20, 2019
In Iron Man 2, there is a moment when Tony Stark is watching a decades-old film of his deceased father, who tells him "I'm limited by the technology of my time,...Ars Technica From ACM News | February 8, 2019