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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The 100-day grid cybersecurity sprint led to over 150 utilities deploying new technologies to improve cybersecurity defenses, according to a DOE press release.
...Cyberscoop From ACM News | October 27, 2022
Rice University's Dan Wallach, working with Matthew Bernhard at nonprofit VotingWorks, found risk-limiting audits can be used to confirm election outcomes.
Rice University News From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2022
Citing the risk of a substantial lessening of competition in social media and display advertising, the U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority said Meta must sell...CNBC From ACM News | October 19, 2022
More multilingual fact-checking groups are pushing back against misleading translations, manipulated images, and outright lies that jump platforms and cross borders...The New York Times From ACM News | October 17, 2022
Common deidentification techniques do not adequately protect data privacy, according to a study by University of Chicago computer scientist Aloni Cohen.
University of Chicago From ACM TechNews | October 13, 2022
Researchers found that social media users trust artificial intelligence as much as human content moderators when it comes to flagging harmful content.
Pennsylvania State University From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2022
Microsoft chief science officer Eric Horvitz said the rising capabilities of discriminative and generative artificial intelligence methods are reaching an inflection...VentureBeat From ACM News | September 29, 2022
Independent website Alt News has emerged as a leading debunker of misinformation in India, but highlighting hate speech against minorities has put it on a collision...The New York Times From ACM News | September 28, 2022