Articles for May 2018


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Why More Women Aren’t Invited to Speak at Conferences

7 May 2018
Unconscious bias might be to blame

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The Evolving Relationship Between Humans and Autonomous Systems

8 May 2018
White paper identifies enabling technologies, and implications for society

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IEEE Mobile App Lets Members Network With Each Other on the Go

11 May 2018
Your new mobile gateway to news, colleagues, meetings, and connections

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Should AI Be in Charge of Hiring?

10 May 2018
Ikea, L’Oréal, and PepsiCo are recruiting with Robot Vera

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In Memoriam: May 2018

18 May 2018
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

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A Peek Inside Georgia Tech’s Smart Materials Lab

16 May 2018
Director discusses applications that could one day treat neurodegenerative diseases and monitor the environment

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How to Make a Career Move to Smart Materials

4 May 2018
Biomedicine, consumer electronics, and robotics will benefit from advances

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Before Wearables Can Be Used for Health Care Monitoring, These Issues Must Be Addressed

24 May 2018
IEEE is working on interoperability, data security, and other concerns

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Should a Dark Past Prevent People From Working in Cybersecurity?

29 May 2018
Some of the most talented candidates were once hackers themselves

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Should Students Be Spending Class Time Learning Video Game Skills?

21 May 2018
Universities are offering e-sports scholarships and building training facilities to attract more students

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Recipients of IEEE’s 2018 Medals Helped Bring Technology to the Masses

25 May 2018
Annual ceremony salutes those who commercialized GPS, smartphones, and other consumer electronics

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IEEE Publishes Trend Paper on AI, Machine Learning, and Cybersecurity

15 May 2018
Experts anticipate challenges that could emerge in the next decade

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Five Novel Uses for Smart Materials

9 May 2018
Heart-monitoring sportswear, flexible film, and more

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IEEE Standards and Projects That Ensure Smart Materials Are Safe and Interoperable

23 May 2018
They cover applications in clothing, medical devices, and brain-computer interfaces

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What Does Our Data Reveal About Us?

22 May 2018
Collision conference speakers discuss identity in the digital age

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Diversity Can Be an Annoying Topic, but Someone’s Got to Talk About It

28 May 2018
Instead of grumbling, let’s collectively fix the problem

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Q&A With the Author of ‘Inside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age’

3 May 2018
In her book, Megan Prelinger explores the relationship between engineering, art, and design

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Celebrities Implore Engineers to Join Their Causes at Collision Conference

17 May 2018
Al Gore, Sophia Bush, and others advocate for the environment and the #TimesUp movement

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Q&A With Alvy Ray Smith, Cofounder of Pixar

14 May 2018
The digital graphics pioneer helped make possible the first computer-animated movie

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Do IEEE’s Ethics Policies and Practices Support Its Tagline, ‘Advancing Technology for Humanity?’

2 May 2018
The Concerned Ethics Volunteers group wants the organization to uphold its own governance documents

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IEEE Ethics: Significant Milestones Over the Past 40 Years

30 May 2018
Accomplishments included committees, an award, and a hotline

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What ‘Frankenstein’ Can Teach Us About the Future of AI and Robotics

15 May 2018
IEEE TechEthics panelists discuss modern innovations in light of the 200-year-old novel