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What ‘Frankenstein’ Can Teach Us About the Future of AI and Robotics

IEEE TechEthics panelists discuss modern innovations in light of the 200-year-old novel

15 May 2018
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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

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

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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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Timeline: Advancements in Television During the Past Century

8 March 2018
IEEE Milestones recognize those who helped make TV what it is today

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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
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

Photo: Rafal Sliz

Timeline: The Evolution of the Young Professionals Group

22 December 2017
For nearly 20 years, the organization has been helping recent grads make the transition to the workplace