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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When Christine Blasey Ford testified before Congress last month about Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh's alleged sexual assault, a website called Right Wing News sprang...The New York Times From ACM News | October 12, 2018
In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies, a potential acquisition to help with a major expansion of its streaming...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | October 5, 2018
President Trump thinks Google's search engine is "rigged." By featuring more mainstream news outlets and relatively fewer conservative sites in the results he sees...The Washington Post From ACM News | August 30, 2018
President Donald Trump's Tuesday morning attack on Google for delivering "rigged" search results met with a swift denial from the company, but Trump's threat to...Politico From ACM News | August 29, 2018
On Tuesday morning, the 45th president of the United States woke up around 5:30am Eastern Time and decided to begin his Tuesday by berating the "Fake News Media...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | August 28, 2018
After being kicked out of a hotel conference room where they had participated in a three-day open-science workshop and hackathon, a group of computer scientists...Nature From ACM News | August 16, 2018
When you're browsing a website and the mouse cursor disappears, it might be a computer glitch—or it might be a deliberate test to find out who you are.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 14, 2018
"For people who want to make sure the Web serves humanity, we have to concern ourselves with what people are building on top of it," Tim Berners-Lee told me one...Vanity Fair From ACM Opinion | July 24, 2018
Microsoft is calling for government regulation on facial-recognition software, one of its key technologies, saying such artificial intelligence is too important...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 13, 2018