Articles for December 2017


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Immerse Yourself in New Worlds With Augmented and Virtual Reality

14 December 2017
IEEE Transmitter features ways the technologies can be used to explore outer space and to treat medical conditions

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Jaundice-Detection App Can Help Diagnose Serious Diseases

11 December 2017
BiliScreen analyzes adults’ selfies to detect liver problems

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Special Report: Young Professionals

15 December 2017
Special Report: Young Professionals

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Software Patents: An Inventor’s Perspective

13 December 2017
Protecting intellectual property benefits not only the developer but also society

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Four Takeaways From the First IEEE Greening Through ICT Summit

15 December 2017
The event focused on achieving sustainability through information and communications technology

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Young Professionals: Here’s How to Succeed in Today’s Workplace

18 December 2017
IEEE-USA e-book provides practical advice on getting yourself noticed

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Cochlear Implant Technology is Paving the Way for Bionic Vision and Implantable Brain Devices

28 December 2017
CTO of Bionics Institute discusses how the technology can help restore vision and manage Parkinson’s disease

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Pioneer of Human-Machine Interaction Says AI Will Not Replace Workers

7 December 2017
How the technology can empower people, not oust them

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The Institute’s 10 Most Popular Articles of 2017

13 December 2017
H-1B visas and automation eliminating jobs are among the hot topics

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For Jim Prendergast, Keeping IEEE Relevant Was Key

14 December 2017
Executive director reflects on his accomplishments as he prepares to retire

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Short Films From IEEE TechEthics Explore Human-Robot Relationships

20 December 2017
The futuristic scenarios can help experts create ethical guidelines

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How Female Entrepreneurs Can Get Funding for Their Startups

6 December 2017
True Wealth Ventures founder shares ways to overcome challenges

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How Engineering is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

1 December 2017
3D modeling, electroceuticals, and nerve-stimulation devices are some of the technologies that are having an impact

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Timeline: The Evolution of the Young Professionals Group

22 December 2017
For nearly 20 years, the organization has been helping recent grads make the transition to the workplace

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Calendar: December 2017–February 2018

21 December 2017
A look at upcoming IEEE events

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In Memoriam: December 2017

27 December 2017
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

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IEEE SIGHT Celebrates Five Years of Humanitarian Efforts

12 December 2017
Projects include improving health care for newborns and life-saving technologies for deep-sea fishermen

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The Top Three Ways to Improve IEEE

20 December 2017
What the 2017 Sections Congress delegates said are most important

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IEEE Eta Kappa Nu’s Revamped Website Aims to Get Its Members More Involved

7 December 2017
It’s easier to find the honor society’s chapters and learn about its resources

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Young Professionals Group Prepares IEEE for the Future

1 December 2017
Its pilot projects will benefit all members

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Flavia Dinca: Helping Busy Members Get Involved With IEEE

4 December 2017
She’s spearheading an effort to promote flexible volunteering options

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Seven IEEE Members Who are Reshaping the Young Professionals Program

8 December 2017
Meet the diverse group of leaders striving to keep the organization relevant

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Young Professionals Say Career Development Programs Are Top Priority

5 December 2017
Most who join IEEE after graduation rely on the organization for support

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Nominations Needed for 2019 IEEE Medals and Recognitions

19 December 2017
Recognize an innovator for one of the organization’s highest awards

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President Karen Bartleson On the Importance of Women in STEM

19 December 2017
Leaders must ensure that gender discrimination is not tolerated

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Should Humanoids Be Granted Citizenship?

1 December 2017
Saudi Arabia is the first country to do so

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Region News: December 2017

26 December 2017
The latest IEEE activities from around the world

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Three Ways to Get Ahead In Your Engineering Career

8 December 2017
How to advance when you’re feeling stuck

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Five Traits of Highly Effective Engineers

29 December 2017
Many engineers possess unique traits such as initiative and eagerness to learn that help make them more successful in their careers.