Content tagged with "TECH HISTORY"

Timeline: Elevating Ethics for Engineers

10 May 2017
IEEE has been promoting ethical behavior for more than 100 years

Did You Know? The Pioneer of Electronic Surveillance Warned Against Its Misuse

2 May 2017
Harold Lipset, famous for showing off a bugged martini olive, was a proponent of privacy

Timeline: The Rise of Robots

12 April 2017
How mechanical helpers have evolved during the past four decades

First Map-Based Car Navigation System Debuted 14 Years Before GPS

10 April 2017
Released in 1981, Honda’s Electro Gyrocator is now an IEEE Milestone

How Four Great Inventors Broke New Ground

3 April 2017
Learn what events led Nikola Tesla, Grace Hopper, and others to success

Did You Know? The First Live Television Broadcast Demonstration Was in 1926

28 March 2017
IEEE Milestone honors John Baird’s electromechanical TV system

How The Institute Went From a Column to an Award-Winning Publication

3 March 2017
IEEE’s member publication celebrates its 40th anniversary

If You Liked ‘Hidden Figures,’ Watch This Documentary Next

28 February 2017
Top Secret Rosies highlights female mathematicians creating ballistics programs for World War II

Straight Out of Sci-Fi, Shakey Was the First Mobile Robot Built With AI

16 February 2017
The 45-year old bot is now an IEEE Milestone

Timeline: The Evolution of the LED

13 February 2017
How light-emitting diodes moved forward during the past 40 years