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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The Indy Autonomous Challenge, announced during the 2021 CES show, will be a spec race with mechanically identical cars, and software that each team hopes will...CNet From ACM TechNews | January 21, 2021
Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks found that 83% of Internet-linked imaging devices in hospitals use outdated software containing known bugs that hackers can...CNet From ACM TechNews | March 19, 2020
U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg has ordered Georgia not to use its paperless voting machines, election management software, or servers for the 2020 election.
...CNet From ACM TechNews | August 23, 2019
Charles Darwin had no idea what a gene was. If we dropped the father of evolution into 2019, the idea that humans can willfully alter the genes of an entire species...CNET From ACM News | February 6, 2019
Out past Neptune, something weird is happening to the orbits of a bunch of space rocks circling the sun. Something, scientists believed, that could only be described...CNET From ACM News | January 22, 2019
The influence of the biggest US tech companies is as powerful in Europe as anywhere else in the world. But what sets Europe apart is that the relationship is, to...CNET From ACM News | December 10, 2018
The US now can claim the top two machines on a list of the 500 fastest supercomputers, as Sierra, an IBM machine for nuclear weapons research at Lawrence Livermore...CNET From ACM News | November 12, 2018