Articles for September 2018


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Celebrate IEEE Day on 2 October

7 September 2018
Join in on the thousands of events expected to take place

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The Prohibition-era Origins of the Police Radio

12 September 2018
A crime wave fueled the development of one- and two-way radios

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IEEE Young Professionals Mark Progress With Business Plan

24 September 2018
The group makes headway with its goals and unveils a mobile app

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In Memoriam: September 2018

28 September 2018
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

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President Jim Jefferies on Stepping Ahead and Envisioning the Future

13 September 2018
The role of technical professional associations in society

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IEEE Cybersecurity Expert Discusses New Scams and Ways to Thwart Them

18 September 2018
Cryptocurrency mining and hacked smart-home devices are two of the threats

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Why I Became an IEEE Day Ambassador

14 September 2018
Encouragement and advice from peers led this student member to volunteer

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TryEngineering Summer Camps Empower Engineers of the Future

11 September 2018
Students worked on such hands-on projects as creating smart cars and building bridges out of spaghetti

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IEEE Standards Association and MIT Media Lab Form Council on Extended Intelligence

17 September 2018
Group looks to facilitate responsible participant design, data agency and metrics of economic prosperity

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Why Millennials Should Consider Software Engineering

13 September 2018
The field is in demand and pays well

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Get Set for the Annual IEEEXtreme Competition

21 September 2018
Registration for the 24-hour programming contest is now open

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2018 Herz Award Goes to Mike Geselowitz

26 September 2018
The IEEE History Center director honored with the major staff award

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Up in the Air: Protecting the Friendly Skies From Cyber Threats

10 September 2018
Aviation industry is under daily attack by black-hat hackers

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Why Schools Are Getting More Serious About Teaching Engineering Students About Ethics

5 September 2018
Harvard, MIT, and Stanford say it’s more important than ever to recognize the ramifications of AI technology

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The Presidents Forum: IEEE Leadership Takes Your Questions Live

4 September 2018
Senior leadership discusses IEEE’s future direction

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Highlights From June’s Technical Activities Board Meeting

6 September 2018
A message from your 2018 IEEE Technical Activities vice president

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IEEE Day Ambassador Gears Up for 2 October Event

19 September 2018
He’s one of the people working behind the scenes to organize activities

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Should Employees Get Paid for Working While Commuting?

20 September 2018
Some say time spent checking email and making client calls should be on the clock