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
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
French luxury brand Hermès is suing digital artist Mason Rothchild in a New York court to prevent him from selling nonfungible tokens (NFTs) of its Birkin handbags...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 3, 2023
Sinanoglu's backers include the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Defense, which is supporting his research through its Defense Advanced Research...OZY From ACM News | February 2, 2023
Researchers used survey data from 3,000 residents of Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Denver to determine which are likely to alter their behaviors to conserve water in...Penn State News From ACM TechNews | February 2, 2023
Technology that measures the presence of alcohol in digital images could help recovering alcoholics evaluate their exposure to alcohol marketing on social media...La Trobe University (Australia) From ACM TechNews | February 2, 2023
"The court's ruling in the Meta/Within case is consistent with decades of legal precedent," said Matt Schruers, president of the Computer and Communications Industry...Barron's From ACM News | February 2, 2023
Waymo and Cruise hope to widen their projects to more of the city. But local officials are increasingly concerned about breakdowns causing congestion.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 2, 2023
Sandia National Laboratories computer scientists have been developing a "black start" computer model to help grid operators quickly restore power after a disruption...Sandia Labs News From ACM TechNews | February 1, 2023
Cleveland State University asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to review a district court ruling that "room scans" by exam proctoring software...Bloomberg Law From ACM TechNews | January 31, 2023
Researchers at NewsGuard, which monitors and studies online misinformation, found that OpenAI's online chatbot ChatGPT can be used to generate propaganda and misinformation...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | January 26, 2023
Justice Department accuses Google of subverting competition in Internet advertising technologies through serial acquisitions and anticompetitive auction manipulation...U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs From ACM News | January 25, 2023