Articles for August 2017


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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

Brilliant Minds, Bright Futures

An Inside Look Into IEEE Sections Congress 2017

30 August 2017
Video recaps some of the highlights from this year's event

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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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IEEE Champions U.N. Sustainable Development Goals at WSIS Forum

24 August 2017
President Bartleson addresses attendees at World Summit on the Information Society

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Museums Aim to Wow Visitors With High-Tech Exhibits

25 August 2017
A VR tour and immersive experiences bring history to life

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A Fellow Gets Lifetime Achievement Award and Two Members Are Named Dean

28 August 2017
IEEE members made headlines this month

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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

Photo: Kelsie Larson

IEEE N3XT Stars Program Helps Tech Startups Emerge

23 August 2017
The program connects founders with expertise and funding

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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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Five Ways to Engage Student Members

21 August 2017
Networking with industry professionals and scholarship opportunities among the most popular

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IEEE MOVE Provides Disaster Relief to Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

28 August 2017
Volunteers are needed to assist with cellphone charging and wireless connectivity

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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

Illustration: IEEE

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

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The Engineers Behind Rock ‘n’ Roll and Jazz

22 August 2017
Innovators collaborated with legends including Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis

Photo: Jennifer Blain Christen/ASU

IEEE Senior Member is Developing a Disposable Patch to Detect Infectious Diseases

24 August 2017
In this interview, she discusses developing a device to screen for the flu, Ebola, and Zika viruses

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IEEE Smart Village Volunteers Talk About Their Trek to the Himalayas

30 August 2017
Husband-and-wife duo treks the Himalayas to bring electricity to a remote town

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In Memoriam: August 2017

31 August 2017
IEEE mourns the loss of five members