Articles for August 2015

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Powering Africa: It Takes a Smart Village

5 August 2015
IEEE Foundation program helps entrepreneurs bring renewable energy to their communities

Should Salaries Be Based Solely on Position?

6 August 2015
Merit is no longer a factor for some employers

IEEE’s First Smart City Conference to Meet in Mexico’s First Smart City

7 August 2015
Guadalajara gathering to cover data collection, analytics, and privacy

The Light-Based Technologies Inside Your Favorite Digital Camera

10 August 2015
GoPro and smartphone photo apps like Snapchat have these three inventors to thank

Tony Durniak: Making IEEE a Force in Digital Publishing

4 August 2015
The staff executive of the organization’s publications group is retiring

A New TV Series Will Feature a Woman Engineer as its Main Character

4 August 2015
Hollywood is down to five scripts—which would you choose?

More Than 400 Courses Now Available on IEEE Xplore

12 August 2015
The eLearning Library has been added to the digital library

Uncovering Forged Artwork with Neural Networks

26 August 2015
A new program can identify an artist’s unique style with 70 percent accuracy

In Memoriam: August 2015

25 August 2015
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

Futurists Provide Insight Into the Technologies of 2035

13 August 2015
IEEE Technology Time Machine experts explore the future of computer processing, energy, and health care

IEEEXtreme Ambassadors Get Students Ready for Competition Day

19 August 2015
A new volunteer program helps recruit and train participants for the 24-hour coding contest

IEEE Photonics Society Helped Establish First U.S. Photonics Hub

14 August 2015
The Integrated Photonics Institute of Manufacturing Innovation is expected to revolutionize communications, medicine, and defense

Beyond Illumination: Some LED Lamps May Be Tracking You

20 August 2015
Several companies are buying lighting systems with motion sensors that can transmit data about people’s activities

Training the Next Generation of Brazil’s Women in Tech

18 August 2015
The Smart Girls Code project teaches participants to build mobile apps for smartphones

Steven Kotler: Is Silicon Valley Ageist or Just Smart?

31 August 2015
The Forbes contributor suggests young people may hold a key ingredient to success

Why Emotional Intelligence Is Key to Your Success

3 August 2015
Engineers need more than technical smarts to get ahead in their careers

The Evolution of Today’s Most Popular Laser Eye Surgeries

17 August 2015
LASIK and PRK have improved vision for millions of people

Method for Mass-Producing Optical Fiber Named IEEE Milestone

5 August 2015
Vapor-phase axial deposition process was invented by an IEEE Life Fellow

IEEE Photonics Society Got Its Start 50 Years Ago

10 August 2015
A popular journal and a conference on quantum electronics helped spur interest in the field

Top Five Issues That Affect Internet Governance

6 August 2015
Policymakers and technologists need to collaborate to bridge gaps

Want to Interest Girls in Tech? Teach Them to Code

18 August 2015
That’s the idea behind the IEEE Women in Engineering code camp

Ask The Experts: Startups

21 August 2015
Two venture capitalists and a patent attorney answer your questions about launching a company or product

Achievements: August 2015

24 August 2015
Several IEEE members have been recognized for accomplishments in their careers

Eurodig 2015: Shaping the Internet Together

27 August 2015
The annual event covered Internet governance in Europe

Eric Fossum Discusses His Invention of the Sensor Found in Most of Today’s Cameras

28 August 2015
The IEEE Fellow developed the CMOS image sensor used to take high-quality photos