Articles for April 2017


IEEE IT Innovation Lab Fosters Cutting-Edge Projects

24 April 2017
Has helped design mobile apps and real-time analytics tools for tracking engagement

Updates on Recommendations from the 2014 IEEE Section Congress

4 April 2017
The organization has launched a membership discount program and improved its suite of tools for volunteers

A Robotic Albert Einstein Engages Students in Math and Science

19 April 2017
IEEE member designed the digital professor to be a tutor in the home and in school

Mindbot: A Virtual Therapist to Help People With Mental Illness

21 April 2017
IEEE member working to give more patients access to help

IEEE-USA’s Stance on the H-1B Visa Program

21 April 2017
Green cards are a better way to bring in skilled workers

Validate Your Startup Idea Before Quitting Your Day Job

27 April 2017
Two entrepreneurs left high-paying positions to pursue their ventures

India’s Female Entrepreneurs Could Significantly Boost the Country’s Economy

25 April 2017
Facebook launches a program to assist startups founded by women

Timeline: The Rise of Robots

12 April 2017
How mechanical helpers have evolved during the past four decades

Need Info on Patents? Try IEEE’s InnovationQ Plus

18 April 2017
Database gives subscribers access to all IEEE Xplore documents

First Map-Based Car Navigation System Debuted 14 Years Before GPS

10 April 2017
Released in 1981, Honda’s Electro Gyrocator is now an IEEE Milestone

Video: Building a Moral Robot

5 April 2017
IEEE Spectrum investigates the complexities of designing a machine to learn right from wrong

Oscar-Winning Animator Discusses How to Make Robots Look More Like Us

13 April 2017
Mark Sagar is working on BabyX, which looks and behaves like an infant

Video: Roboticist Danica Kragic Teaches Robots to be More Human

19 April 2017
The goal is for them to take over jobs that are dull, dirty, and dangerous

The Cybersecurity Talent Shortage Is Here, and It’s a Big Threat to Companies

12 April 2017
Qualified candidates are choosing to build dating apps and mobile games instead

Women Still Facing Discrimination in Tech Jobs

17 April 2017
One way to solve the decades-long problem might be to train employees to recognize their biases

Three Standout Gadgets at the New York City Luxury Technology Show

7 April 2017
They aim to improve lives and let people print 3-D creations from their smartphone

Photo: Amazon

Will the Age of Smartphones Be Over Soon?

20 April 2017
Emerging technologies such as virtual assistants could replace the devices in our pockets

Physicists: Your Next Career Move Might Be to Silicon Valley

20 April 2017
Companies focused on big data and machine learning need your skills

How to Captivate Your Audience With Your Technical Presentation

11 April 2017
Pointers from communication coach Melissa Marshall help you explain your work more clearly

In Memoriam: April 2017

28 April 2017
IEEE mourns the loss of the following Fellows

Roboticist Danica Kragic Talks Autonomous Systems, Ethics, and Being Featured by Vogue

10 April 2017
The IEEE Fellow is working to make robots more humanlike

How Four Great Inventors Broke New Ground

3 April 2017
Learn what events led Nikola Tesla, Grace Hopper, and others to success

Jibo: The Friendly Robot That Makes You Feel at Home

5 April 2017
IEEE Fellow discusses the decisions involved in designing this social bot

Computer Vision Pioneer and Surgical Robot Inventor Receive IEEE Medals

6 April 2017
The two were recognized for contributions to driverless cars and augmented reality as well as telemedicine

From Concept to Concrete Action: Tune In to the Internet Inclusion Live Stream

5 April 2017
An event addressing how to bring the Net to those without access will be available on IEEE.tv

United States, Germany Take the Lead in Requiring Black Boxes for Self-Driving Vehicles

11 April 2017
The devices will determine which manufacturer was at fault in an accident

Is Your Smartphone Stressing You Out?

13 April 2017
Research suggests that constantly checking email, texts, and social media could contribute to anxiety and depression

Proceedings of the IEEE Still Tops the Charts After 105 Years

14 April 2017
The journal marks its anniversary with a new website and webinars on emerging technologies

AI Might Soon Replace Hedge Fund Managers and Insurance Agents

18 April 2017
Blue-collar jobs aren’t the only ones at risk