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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The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether federal prosecutors can force technology companies to turn over data stored outside the United States.
The New York Times From ACM News | October 17, 2017
It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers around...The New York Times From ACM News | October 11, 2017
Late one night in September, Victor Cruz, a geophysicist at Mexico's National Autonomous University, submitted an article to a scientific journal describing progress...The New York Times From ACM News | October 4, 2017
Bitcoin has many cousins and competitors. None have grown more popular than Ethereum, a global computer network with its own virtual currency, called Ether.
The New York Times From ACM Careers | October 2, 2017
In another step forward for the rapidly expanding universe of invisible astronomy, scientists said on Wednesday that on Aug. 14 they had recorded the space-time...The New York Times From ACM News | September 28, 2017
At one node of the industrial backbone that keeps the internet running, employees sheltered from the worst of Hurricane Irma in a stairwell of a seven-story building...The New York Times From ACM News | September 20, 2017
For 13 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sent back captivating observations of Saturn, and its rings and moons, solving some mysteries but raising plenty of new...The New York Times From ACM News | September 18, 2017
Nissa Scott started working at the cavernous Amazon warehouse in southern New Jersey late last year, stacking plastic bins the size of small ottomans.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 12, 2017
Bob Hutchinson's mother told him and his siblings almost nothing about her family, no matter how often they asked. "She was good at brushing people off," said Mr...The New York Times From ACM News | August 30, 2017
Law enforcement officials, technology companies and lawmakers have long tried to limit what they call the "radicalization" of young people over the internet.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | August 23, 2017
In the early spring of 1977, Larry Zottarelli, a 40-year-old computer engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, set out for Cape Canaveral, Fla....The New York Times Magazine From ACM Careers | August 21, 2017
At OpenAI, the artificial intelligence lab founded by Tesla's chief executive, Elon Musk, machines are teaching themselves to behave like humans. But sometimes,...The New York Times From ACM News | August 15, 2017