Articles for January 2018


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Cell Networks Vastly Improved in the 1990s, and This Technology Made It Possible

3 January 2018
Qualcomm’s CDMA bolstered service quality and extended battery life

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Are Low-Income Children Left Behind in STEM?

11 January 2018
Some of the most brilliant students might never get a shot

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IEEE Medal of Honor Goes to GPS Pioneer

9 January 2018
Bradford W. Parkinson receives the organization’s top award

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IEEE Releases New Ethical Considerations for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

16 January 2018
The second version covers affective computing, mixed reality, and well-being

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Cutting Big Data Down to Size

12 January 2018
IEEE Green ICT Initiative seeks to reduce the technology’s impact on the environment

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Three Gadgets at CES 2018 Designed to Manage Our Health

12 January 2018
Wearables to treat chronic pain and monitor diabetes were on display

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Board Approves Revisions to the IEEE Code of Ethics

17 January 2018
Changes reflect technological advancements

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How Persuasive Technology Can Change Your Habits

2 January 2018
Principles from psychology can alter behaviors and beliefs

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Job Ads on Facebook Discriminate Against Older Workers

5 January 2018
Investigation finds that companies are recruiting only candidates younger than 40

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What to Expect When Transitioning From Engineer to Manager

5 January 2018
Insights from the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society

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Three Ways AI Will Impact Your Everyday Life

16 January 2018
It’s finding more and more applications in health care, banking, and other areas

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Mentor a Child to Help Shape the Next Generation of STEM Workers

4 January 2018
New online program connects technical professionals with students

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Students Receive IEEE Grant to Build Ride-On Cars for Kids With Disabilities

10 January 2018
These customized toys help children explore the world around them

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Five Elected to the 2018 Board of Directors

15 January 2018
New officers are leading IEEE this year

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Student Designs System to Reduce Food Waste on University Campuses

10 January 2018
The eBin tracking system aims to influence behavior