Articles for October 2018


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Tech Startup Thorn Takes Aim at Child Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

17 October 2018
The company, cofounded by actor Ashton Kutcher, develops tools to help identify victims and catch criminals

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IEEE Power Electronics Society Celebrates 30th Anniversary

19 October 2018
Town hall meeting recognizes achievements and looks to the future

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What to Expect at the IEEE Technology Time Machine 2018 Conference

2 October 2018
Sharing thought leadership to shape tomorrow’s world

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Is Excessive Video-Game Playing a Medical Disorder?

5 October 2018
The World Health Organization has classified gaming addiction as a disease but others say evidence is lacking

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Remembering Longtime IEEE Volunteer John Meredith

11 October 2018
The Life Fellow held many high-level positions

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IEEE SIGHT Project Wins Two Awards From Carnegie Mellon

9 October 2018
The recognition is for a suite of games for the deaf

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IEEE Student Branches Receive Marketing Makeover

24 October 2018
New materials include banners, fliers, and bumper stickers

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IEEE Works With Vietnam to Advance Its STEAM Curriculum

12 October 2018
Smart Village program partners with ON Semiconductor and Nam Can Tho University

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Battery Energy Storage Systems Are on the Rise

22 October 2018
BMW, GE, and several U.S. states have plans to use the clean energy

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New IEEE Website Is All About Robots

29 October 2018
With hundreds of visuals, the guide is a great way to get kids interested in STEM

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Resiliency of Power Systems to Black Swan Hazards: How Ready Are We?

26 October 2018
More frequent extreme-weather events are causing widespread power blackouts

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New Community Formed on Ethics in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

1 October 2018
IEEE Standards Association and 11 other organizations uniting to develop ethically aligned guidelines

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New Scholarship Honors Pioneering Engineer Frances B. Hugle

15 October 2018
Application deadline is 4 November for the IEEE Women in Engineering offering

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Toshio Fukuda is 2019 IEEE President-Elect

8 October 2018
The annual election results are in

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For Safer Coastal Living, Thank Engineers

3 October 2018
Drones, AI buoys, and composite-based sensors are providing protection against natural disasters