Articles for May 2017


How 5G Could Bring Internet Access to Remote Areas

2 May 2017
Massive MIMO antenna systems will play a key role, IEEE Fellow Gerhard Fettweis says

Q&A With Terah Lyons, Former White House Policy Advisor on AI

9 May 2017
The Trump administration should involve more engineers in policymaking, she says

Special Report: Ethics in Engineering

18 May 2017
Special Report: Ethics in Engineering

What’s Being Done to Improve Ethics Education at Engineering Schools

18 May 2017
Universities are working with IEEE and other organizations

New Zealand to Implement a Points-Based System to Increase Its Tech Talent

26 May 2017
Recent changes to its work visa policies aim to boost the economy

Did You Know? The Pioneer of Electronic Surveillance Warned Against Its Misuse

2 May 2017
Harold Lipset, famous for showing off a bugged martini olive, was a proponent of privacy

Seven IEEE Standards Projects Provide Ethical Guidance for New Technologies

5 May 2017
They cover autonomous systems, data privacy, and avoiding bias in algorithms

Texting Alerts from HopeOneSource Serves Homeless in Washington, D.C.

11 May 2017
Grant from the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee funds improvements

TechEthics Program: IEEE Thought Leadership in Ethical and Social Implications of Technology

5 May 2017
The organization aims to be a trusted resource for industry, policymakers, and the media

The Ethical Dilemma of Designer Babies

3 May 2017
In this TED Talk, biologist Paul Knoepfler discusses the consequences of prioritizing advancements over morals

In Memoriam: May 2017

25 May 2017
IEEE mourns the loss of these five members

Three Engineers Who’ve Made Transportation and Power Systems Safer Receive IEEE Awards

16 May 2017
They’ve contributed to autonomous vehicles, electrical standards, and collision-avoidance protocols for aircraft

IEEE Collabratec Makes It Easier to Find Information and Share Content

5 May 2017
Users can now access resources more quickly and add multimedia to their posts

Designing With Ethical Principles in Mind

8 May 2017
IEEE initiative wants human well-being and other values to be considered for AI and autonomous systems

On the Heels of U.S. H-1B Visa Reform, Australia to End Its 457 Work Visa Program

5 May 2017
The elimination could make it more difficult for noncitizen engineers to get jobs on the continent

Engineering Dominates Glassdoor’s List of the 50 Best U.S. Jobs

9 May 2017
Nearly half are tech-related professions with tens of thousands of openings

Kees Immink: The Birth of Digital Media

10 May 2017
The 2017 IEEE Medal or Honor recipient pioneered contributions to DVDs and Blu-ray technology

Learn More About Ethics and Technology With New IEEE Resources

15 May 2017
Products and services help engineers understand the implications of their work

SpaceX and IIT Madras Receive Awards From IEEE Spectrum

12 May 2017
Their technologies have made it possible to reuse rockets and bring electricity to remote regions in India

Is It Smart to Have a Smart Home?

12 May 2017
The risks and hassles might outweigh the rewards

Artificial Intelligence’s Potential Will Be Realized by Quantum Computing

15 May 2017
New tools to transform the way we analyze, store, and manipulate data for AI systems

What Makes a Tesla So Safe?

17 May 2017
From autopilot technology to air filtration, and dual motors to enhanced radar data, Tesla is paving the way in automotive safety

Soofa Smartens Up Cities With High-Tech Benches and Signs

22 May 2017
Startup makes it possible to charge phones outdoors and learn about events around the corner

Why Ethics Should Be Embedded Into AI Systems

17 May 2017
In this video, expert discusses the importance of building machines to act morally

‘A Day in a Connected Life’ Infographic From IEEE

3 May 2017
Tracking how big data and the Internet of Things might be used in gyms, stores, and homes

Timeline: Elevating Ethics for Engineers

10 May 2017
IEEE has been promoting ethical behavior for more than 100 years

Millennials Are Concerned Automation Will Reduce Their Job Prospects

16 May 2017
A survey shows young professionals anticipate there will be less demand for their skills

The Whistle-Blowers Who Exposed Water Quality Problems and Defective Ship Designs

17 May 2017
These engineers’ courage led to reforms in Flint and the U.S. Coast Guard

IEEE Members: Engineers Without Borders Needs Your Help

24 May 2017
You can help provide electricity and other essential services to developing communities

How IEEE Will Leverage Entrepreneurship to Engage Young Professionals

23 May 2017
A new program would provide training and financial support for startups

IEEE Demonstrates Commitment to Advancing African Strategy

23 May 2017
Strengthening engineering capacity across the continent

Do You Think the H-1B Visa Cap Is ‘Stupid’?

19 May 2017
Alphabet’s executive chair Eric Schmidt thinks it is