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 architect of the Sagrada Familia appears to have done parametric modeling in his head; software is helping to complete the structure a century later.
Marina Krakovsky From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2021
Some of the animatronics at Disney's parks have been doing their herky-jerky thing since the Nixon administration. The company knows that nostalgia won't cut it...The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
Scientists at Japan's Tohoku University have invented a virtual version of air hockey that uses shapeshifting virtual projections of paddles and pucks.
Gizmodo Australia From ACM TechNews | July 28, 2021
Faced with so much new music, major labels are using algorithms to hunt down tomorrow's hits. Is this great news for rising stars – or the recipe for a bland new...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM News | June 28, 2021
Charles M. Geschke helped create the modern world of computing, where beautiful typography and expressive, artistic graphics are as integral to most users' experience...Simson Garfinkel, Eugene H. Spafford From Communications of the ACM | July 1, 2021