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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Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a device that can capture an image of your retina and automatically detect signs of diabetic blindness.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 25, 2019
Facebook said it has corrected a technical error that caused a nearly 24-hour-long service interruption for Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and other Facebook properties...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 15, 2019
The internet consists of tiny bits of code that move around the world, traveling along wires as thin as a strand of hair strung across the ocean floor. The data...The New York Times From ACM News | March 12, 2019
Erin Hawley grew up immersed in video games, progressing from Pong on the Atari 2600 to Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Genesis to Tomb Raider on the Sony PlayStation...The New York Times From ACM News | February 20, 2019
The Trump White House has accelerated a secret American program to sabotage Iran's missiles and rockets, according to current and former administration officials...The New York Times From ACM News | February 14, 2019
As reporters and editors find themselves the victims of layoffs at digital publishers and traditional newspaper chains alike, journalism generated by machine is...The New York Times From ACM News | February 5, 2019
About 150 Jersey cows in the rolling terrain at Rivendale Farms in Bulger, some 25 miles west of Pittsburgh, wear Fitbit-like collars that monitor their movement...The New York Times From ACM News | January 14, 2019
A group of companies are testing unmanned aviation technology to prove drones can fly delivery routes without crashing into each other, and that they can be tracked...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 7, 2019
A common belief among tech industry insiders is that Silicon Valley has dominated the internet because much of the worldwide network was designed and built by Americans...The New York Times From ACM News | January 3, 2019
In early December, researchers at DeepMind, the artificial-intelligence company owned by Google's parent corporation, Alphabet Inc., filed a dispatch from the frontiers...The New York Times From ACM News | December 26, 2018
In one of those exercises that you think should be impossible or perhaps a punishment for some infraction, a team of astronomers has now measured the total amount...The New York Times From ACM News | December 4, 2018
The world's leading technology companies, from Google to Alibaba in China, are racing to build the first quantum computer, a machine that would be far more powerful...The New York Times From ACM News | December 4, 2018
The advancement of machine learning via neural networks is stoking concerns of artificial intelligence being used for mass manipulation and misinformation.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 27, 2018