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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Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company ...The New York Times From ACM News | August 1, 2018
When you step off the train here and walk into the city square outside the railway station, you will not see the spires of King's College Chapel or the turrets...The New York Times From ACM Careers | July 5, 2018
America is now home to the world's speediest supercomputer. But the new list of the 500 swiftest machines underlines how much faster China is building them.
The New York Times From ACM News | June 27, 2018
Fei-Fei Li is among the brightest stars in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence, somehow managing to hold down two demanding jobs simultaneously: head...The New York Times From ACM Careers | May 31, 2018
More than a second before a self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in March, the vehicle's computer system determined it needed to brake...The New York Times From ACM Careers | May 24, 2018
Two technology booms—some people might call them frenzies—are combining to turn a once-obscure type of microprocessor into a must-have but scarce commodity.
The New York Times From ACM News | May 11, 2018
At a conference in Silicon Valley this week, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, vowed that his company would "keep building" despite a swirl of questions...The New York Times From ACM News | May 7, 2018
When Zbynek Frolik needed new employees to handle surging orders at his cavernous factories in central Bohemia, he fanned advertisements across the Czech Republic...The New York Times From ACM News | April 17, 2018
There is little doubt that the Defense Department needs help from Silicon Valley's biggest companies as it pursues work on artificial intelligence. The question...The New York Times From ACM News | March 15, 2018
As the United States and China look to protect their national security needs and economic interests, the fight between the two financial superpowers is increasingly...The New York Times From ACM News | March 12, 2018
Machines are starting to learn tasks on their own. They are identifying faces, recognizing spoken words, reading medical scans and even carrying on their own conversations...The New York Times From ACM News | March 7, 2018
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen will pour another $125 million into the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence to fund a project to teach computers common...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2018