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
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
In the 1970s, at the height of the Cold War, American military planners began to worry about the threat to US warplanes posed by new, radar-guided missile defenses...Technology Review From ACM News | January 3, 2019
These faces don't seem particularly remarkable. They could easily be taken from, say, Facebook or LinkedIn. In reality, they were dreamed up by a new kind of AI...Technology Review From ACM News | December 21, 2018
In the early 1980s, a cluster of fledging computer companies opened up shop in a chaotic corner of northwest Beijing, near the campuses of Peking and Tsinghua Universities...Technology Review From ACM News | December 20, 2018
Canada and France recently announced plans for an international panel to assess the dangers of artificial intelligence and formulate appropriate policies.
MIT Technology Review From ACM TechNews | December 13, 2018
Inside a small laboratory in Boston's seaport district, buried within a jumble of lasers, lenses, mirrors, and a tangle of wiring, is a tiny chip that might be...Technology Review From ACM News | November 29, 2018
Researchers have constructed the world's first single-layer neural network, known as a perceptron, and induced it to perform simple image processing tasks.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 27, 2018
Harvard Kennedy School's Dipayan Ghosh and former U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler have launched a new AI policy initiative aimed at educating U.S. politicians and...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2018
Startup Kebotix has created software that learns material chemistry from models of molecules with known properties in order to design novel compounds.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 12, 2018
Wi-Fi fills our world with radio waves. In your home, in the office, and increasingly on city streets, humans are bathed in a constant background field of 2.4-...Technology Review From ACM News | November 6, 2018
A few years ago, Edward Snowden, a contractor working for the US National Security Agency, leaked documents that showed the ways in which intelligence agenciestapped...Technology Review From ACM News | October 29, 2018