• 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

    Thomas Kailath, honored for his transformative contributions to information and system science and his sustained mentoring and development of new generations of scientists, will receive the award at a ceremony in Summit, New Jersey on October 3, 2017.

  • From Blockchain to Bitcoin to UN Sustainability Goals

    Young Scholar and CTO Security for IBM Blockchain Solutions, Salman Baset, talks about new commerce applications.

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  • 2017 Marconi Prize Winner

    Arun Netravali, honored for his pioneering work in video technology, receives the Marconi Prize at a ceremony at Nokia Bell Labs on October 3, 2017.

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2017 Marconi Symposium and Awards Gala

Save the Date! October 3, 2017 Mark your calendar for the 2017 Symposium at Bell Labs, Murray Hill, New Jersey on October 3rd, 2017. Awards Dinner: October 3, 2017 at Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, New Jersey. Winners to be announced…

Marty and Dorothie Hellman will Give Ted Talk

Marty and Dorothie Hellman will give a TED talk on Saturday 6/10 in Tysons Corner, VA.  Hellman is a Marconi Fellow and co-winner of the 2015 Turing Award.

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Legendary Stanford Professor Thomas Kailath Will Receive The Marconi Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Research Contributions over Six Decades have advanced Modern Communications Technologies MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, August 14, 2017 – The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, will…

Why the Smart Home and Smart Enterprise Are More Connected Than Ever Before

Your smart home could be the site of the next organizational data breach, which is why there has never been a better time than now to mitigate IoT risk. By Ofer Amitai, OIT Journal Imagine: You're sitting at home on a conference call…

ConversatioNIST: The Internet and Cybersecurity

Donna Dodson, Associate Director and Chief Cyber Security Advisor, and Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist for Google and former NIST VCAT member, have a wide-ranging discussion about the past, present and future of the internet, network security,…

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Securing Blockchain and The Applications of the Future

By Paula Reinman Coauthored by Salman Baset From the first work conducted by Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta in 1991 to its entry into the popular lexicon in 2014, blockchain has grown into a young distributed database technology…

Trustworthiness and Truthfulness Are Essential

Their Absence Can Introduce Huge Risks By Peter G. Neumann Trustworthiness is fundamental to our technologies and to our human relationships. Over-trusting something that is not trustworthy often leads to bad results. Not trusting something…
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Netravali Gets Marconi Prize for Digital Video

From The Times of India Engineer-scientist Arun Netravali, who grew up in Mumbai and pioneered work on video compression standards, has been awarded the prestigious Marconi Prize.

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