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Opinion: 50 years ago, I helped invent the internet. How did it go so wrong?

By Leonard Kleinrock Link to the original article. When I was a young scientist working on the fledgling creation that came to be known as the internet, the ethos that defined the culture we were building was characterized by words…

Sidor Clare, Age 14, Wins the Marconi / Samueli Award for Innovation

Link to original article. Girls Shine in Broadcom MASTERS, Winning Top Five Awards WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced that Alaina Gassler, 14, of West Grove,…
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An App that Can Detect Distress Speech and Trigger SOS

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi | Updated on October 21, 2019 Published on October 21, 2019 Link to original article. Just imagine a smartphone app that can ‘listen’ to distress calls and automatically trigger an alert to your home or…

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Nominations for the 45th Marconi Prize Are Open

By John Cioffi What do legendary innovators like Sir Charles Kuen Kao, Vint Cerf, Paul Baran and Sir Arthur C. Clark have in common? Not only have they changed the lives of billions of people – they have been recognized with the Marconi…

Bound and Bricked: New Brand of Innovation Bridges Science and Engineering

More earth-like than any other planet in the solar system, Mars will almost certainly be inhabited by humans in the future. “Humans will absolutely be on Mars,” said NASA chief scientist Jim Green in USA TODAY. “And the first person…

Digital Inclusivity: Our New Strategic Direction

  By Vint Cerf I am proud to share some important news about the Marconi Society and to tell you about our expanded mission: To celebrate, inspire, and connect individuals building tomorrow’s technologies in service of a digitally…

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