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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Amazon on Thursday opened its first Fresh grocery store in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, featuring no checkout lines, smart shopping carts, and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2020
The British government has changed its strategy of using an algorithm to estimate how students would have performed on A-level college admissions exams after results...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2020
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore can provide blind parents with three-dimensional models of their baby's face so they can "see" them before they are born,
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2020
U.S. colleges are racing to contain the Covid-19 pandemic with technology including contact-tracing applications and facial recognition, prompting concerns about...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 16, 2020
In Japan, a country with a long fascination with robots, automated assistants have become bartenders, security guards, deliverymen, and more, since the onset of...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 15, 2020
Arizona has filed a lawsuit against Google for allegedly monitoring the locations of Android smartphone users even when such features purportedly were disabled,...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 29, 2020
The University of Southern California Election Security Initiative is scrambling to virtually train campaign and election officials across the U.S. before the November...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2020
Thermal imaging may be used to identify those suspected of having the coronavirus, but civil liberties experts warn such systems will monitor some who may not know...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2020
U.K. lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously voted to hold a "virtual Parliament" to maintain the machinery of democracy via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 22, 2020
With digital services swamped by the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. state and local governments are asking technologists to volunteer to assist with response strategies...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | March 27, 2020