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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Scientists are racing to store, analyze, and preserve massive volumes of climate change data collected by sensor-equipped satellites, aircraft, and other instruments...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | December 6, 2021
The Australian government is considering legislation that would enable the creation of an online code to prohibit social media from directing children to harmful...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2021
The world's fair in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, showcases a three-dimensionally printed replica of Michelangelo's statue, "David," in the Italian pavilion.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 15, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week authorized the use of the first artificial intelligence tool designed to help diagnose prostate cancer.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2021
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials said the agency will deploy new software to more easily estimate when planes can taxi onto a runway and take off....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2021
University of Strathclyde in Scotland's Karen Renaud said requiring complex passwords to deter hackers has the unintended effect of making the process too difficult...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2021
A new type of ransomware attack involves cybercriminals stealing sensitive data and threatening to publish it online if the victim does not pay a hefty ransom.
...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2021
A program known as XCheck has given millions of celebrities, politicians, and other high-profile users special treatment, a privilege many abuse.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | September 14, 2021