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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Researchers at the Epoch artificial intelligence research and forecasting organization warn of the potential depletion of data for training AI language algorithms...MIT Technology Review From ACM TechNews | December 6, 2022
Machine-learning models are trained by low-paid online gig workers. They're not going away—but we can change the way they work, says Saiph Savage.
MIT Technology Review From ACM News | December 17, 2020
A group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is one of several dozen teams enlisted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to adapt their annual...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | March 23, 2020
In the early 1980s, a cluster of fledging computer companies opened up shop in a chaotic corner of northwest Beijing, near the campuses of Peking and Tsinghua Universities...Technology Review From ACM News | December 20, 2018
Harvard Kennedy School's Dipayan Ghosh and former U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler have launched a new AI policy initiative aimed at educating U.S. politicians and...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2018
China might be at loggerheads with the United States over trade, but it is calling for a friendlier approach to the development of artificial intelligence.
Technology Review From ACM News | September 28, 2018
When Amit Khera explains how he predicts disease, the young cardiologist's hands touch the air, arranging imaginary columns of people: 30,000 who have suffered...Technology Review From ACM News | February 26, 2018
Angelina is an artificial intelligence that can imagine new video games from scratch, which has produced hundreds of experimental games since 2011.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | December 1, 2017
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence that can skillfully play a Battleship-like game by determining how to ask questions as efficiently as possible...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2017
When Brandon Araki arrived at MIT in 2015 as a master's candidate in mechanical engineering, he brought along the picobug, a tiny robot that can fly, crawl, and...Technology Review From ACM Careers | November 1, 2017
The first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the United States has been carried out by a team of researchers in Portland, Oregon, MIT Technology...Technology Review From ACM News | July 28, 2017
Several research groups are using the "Grand Theft Auto" video game to educate algorithms with potential application to self-driving vehicle navigation. Technology Review From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2016
A complex in Prineville, OR, that houses Facebook servers recently was expanded with high-powered servers designed to accelerate research into machine learning....Technology Review From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2016