Entries by Paula Reinman

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Networks to Support First Responders

By Vint Cerf One of my primary interests these days is understanding how to make the Internet accessible by, and useful for, those that rely on it for important functions, such as learning, economic opportunity and public safety. I’m particularly gratified that some of this work happens through the Marconi Society. For the past several years, we […]

Young Scholar Rajalakshmi Nandakumar: An App to Fight Opioid Overdoses

Listen to the entire episode on Science Friday. Segment Guest: Rajalakshmi Nandakumar – Rajalakshmi Nandakumar is a PhD candidate in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Last year, about 47,000 people in the United States died from an opioid overdose, including prescription and […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Information Theory

By Claude Berrou The best way to confound a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) is to ask him or her to define the natural intelligence he/she is supposed to reproduce in electronic machines. Indeed, the criteria for intelligence are so numerous and confusing: aptitudes for analogy, creativity, written and oral communication, etc. There is one, […]

2018 Is a Wrap

2018 was a productive and successful year at the Marconi Society, thanks in large part to our outstanding Young Scholars, Fellows and friends. We continued our mission of inspiring innovations in the Internet and communications that benefit humankind and expanded our reach in some exciting ways. Here are some of my top highlights from the […]

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A Step Toward the Quantum Internet

By Paula Reinman and Joe Lukens For the past two years, Joe Lukens, Marconi Society Young Scholar and Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been interested in frequency-based quantum information processing as an approach to making the quantum Internet a reality. By using ideas and models from the current Internet, Lukens believes that we […]

Indian Students Bag US Award for Developing Innovative App to Check Air Quality Index Levels

Original article from hindustantimes A team of Delhi-based engineering college students has won a competition by US’ prestigious Marconi Society for developing an innovative mobile application that estimates the quality of air in one’s neighbourhood by analysing the images taken by a smartphone camera. A team of Delhi-based engineering college students has won a competition […]

Delhi pollution: Indian students build air-quality measuring app Air Congnizer

Original Article from Financial Express Three students of Bharti Vidyapeeth College of Engineering in Delhi developed an Android app to measure the alarming pollution levels in the National Capital Region (NCR), the US-based Marconi Society, which awarded them with a prize, said on Monday. Three students of Bharti Vidyapeeth College of Engineering in Delhi developed […]