Content tagged with "TECH HISTORY"

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How Oceanic Engineering Has Evolved Since 1983

10 July 2018
The IEEE group dedicated to advancing the field was named a society 35 years ago

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The Iceberg-Detection System That Helped Ships Avoid Disaster

4 July 2018
Fessenden’s oscillator was invented in 1913, the year after the Titanic sank

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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

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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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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

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Radio-Themed Exhibit Takes Visitors Back in Time

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

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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

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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
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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