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
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Both chambers of the U.S. Congress this week passed the Chips and Science Act, earmarking $280 billion to strengthen U.S. innovation and technology hubs, including...GeekWire From ACM TechNews | July 29, 2022
A doctoral student is using TikTok dance videos to build lifelike three-dimensional avatars of people for use in virtual reality environments.
University of Minnesota News and Events From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2022
A July 12 letter to governors and top education officials in all 50 states calls for every K-12 student to be given access to computer science education.
Education Week From ACM TechNews | July 13, 2022
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has announced that the Canadian province is investing C$23 million (US$17.9 million) in the University of Calgary Quantum City hub....Calgary Herald (Canada) From ACM TechNews | June 14, 2022
A pilot program designed in part by educators at South Dakota's Sanford Underground Research Facility is introducing computational thinking into elementary school...Symmertry Magazine From ACM News | May 10, 2022
Dartmouth College researchers found that smartphone technology and artificial intelligence could be employed as an "early detection system" for mental health issues...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 9, 2022
Co-faculty advisor Mary Lauren Benton said she thinks more female role models are needed in the field to encourage women to believe computer science is a viable...Baylor Lariat From ACM News | May 6, 2022
Universities have created new engineering ethics programs, added concentrated subject-matter ethics programs, and made ethics course material available through...Gregory Goth Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | May 3, 2022
Brownies, the second-youngest section of Girlguiding (scouting) in the U.K. for girls aged 7–10, are learning to code, while Guides (ages 10-14) are working with...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2022