Content tagged with "TECH HISTORY"

Photo: The Friends of Iolani Palace

Honolulu’s Iolani Palace Paved the Way for Electricity in Hawaii

2 April 2018
The city's electrification began in 1886 with lights installed on the estate’s grounds

Photo: Megan Joseph

Radio-Themed Exhibit Takes Visitors Back in Time

22 March 2018
Antique board games, perfume, and Valentine’s Day cards on display

Photo: Simon Barnett/Getty Images

Mitsubishi’s Large-Scale Display Changed the Way We Watch Live Sports

16 March 2018
The system, installed at Dodger Stadium in 1980, receives an IEEE Milestone

Photo: American Gallery

The Birth of Silicon Valley: Radio Leads the Way

1 March 2018
Long before computing, Bay Area engineers and hobbyists were transforming communications

Letter from the Editor

18 February 2018
Article referencing Did You Know? Computer Matchmaking Started in the 1960s
Photo: Tim Lee

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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Lucky Breaks for Four Prominent Inventors

3 November 2017
How two electricity pioneers, a developer of Fortran, and IEEE’s second female Fellow got their start

Photo by Monica Rozenfeld

Military Drones: From World War II to the Present

13 October 2017
What started out as DIY projects for hobbyists became invaluable in warfare

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A History of Wall Street’s Stock Tickers

4 October 2017
These machines sped up the communication of stock prices

Illustration: iStockphoto

Timeline: Tinkerers Who Made It to the Top

15 September 2017
People behind influential companies and technologies