Articles for August 2017


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Four Engineering Trends Millennials Favor

1 August 2017
From crowdsourcing to AI, the millennial generation is changing the face of how engineering tasks are approached

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‘Your Brain on Art’ Conference to Explore the Physiological Side of Creativity

11 August 2017
Sessions to integrate the arts into the neuroscience field to spur innovations

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Device That Revolutionized Timekeeping Receives an IEEE Milestone

11 August 2017
The atomic clock, invented in 1948, paved the way for GPS

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IBM Watson and R&B Artist Collaborate on New Song

10 August 2017
In this video, Alex Da Kid discusses how the supercomputer helped him create his artistic vision

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Timeline: Advances in Audio

9 August 2017
Key engineering breakthroughs affect how we listen to music

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New Interactive Program to Help Museum Visitors Use Data to Explore Artworks

7 August 2017
People will be able to connect the dots among thousands of objects at a Kansas museum

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Report Ranks Tech Companies on Their Privacy Practices

15 August 2017
Find out whether services you use share your data

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Technologies That Are Reinventing the Food Industry

16 August 2017
Shape-shifting noodles and an AI system that can give recipes for meals you’ve photographed

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How Machine Learning Is Reinventing the Way We Discover Music

17 August 2017
Software engineer at Pandora explains how it analyzes hundreds of data points to recommend artists and predict hits

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Why Vinyl Records and Vintage Gaming Consoles Are Popular Again

16 August 2017
Older formats provide the tangible experience we’re missing in digital versions

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Are You for or Against Net Neutrality?

4 August 2017
The FCC wants to deregulate Internet service providers, which could allow them to block, slow, or offer paid prioritization of websites

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The Skills Employers Want the Most

5 August 2017
Three LinkedIn reports give insight into what hiring managers are seeking

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Be a Part of the IEEE Maker Project Competition

2 August 2017
Participants can submit DIY innovations that help improve lives

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Nine IEEE Virtual and Augmented Reality Standards Projects in the Works

3 August 2017
They cover video quality, user interfaces, and file formats

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Today’s Engineers Are as Powerful as World Leaders

3 August 2017
Founders of Amazon, Microsoft, and SpaceX are successfully tackling issues typically handled by governments

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Harassment in the Workplace Is an Issue for Everyone—Not Just Women

8 August 2017
Thoughts from an engineer who says she was fired for speaking up

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Would You Let Your Employer Implant a Microchip in Your Hand?

10 August 2017
More than half the employees at a Wisconsin company have volunteered to do so

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Parenting in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

14 August 2017
IEEE survey looks at the impact the technology could have on today’s children

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TV Shows Experiment With Virtual Reality

18 August 2017
‘Star Trek’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ fans can become immersed in their favorite program