Entries by Paula Reinman

Commentary: How 5G Technology Will Transform the Way We Live

By THEODORE S. RAPPAPORT, Fortune Magazine Over 40 years ago, humanity was introduced to on-the-go communications with the first generation of clunky cellphones that looked like bricks or came in backpacks. These phones were heavy, with batteries that would last only an hour, and the simple voice-only calls were routinely intercepted over police scanners. Back […]

Empowering Students to Change Local Lives With Technology: What We Have Learned So Far

By Dr. Dorothy Okello and Paula Reinman  “While technology is important, it’s what we do with it that truly matters.” Muhammad Yunis – Founder, Grameen Bank Two years ago, the Marconi Society Young Scholars, led by Dr. Joseph Kakande, created the Celestini Program to encourage undergraduate engineering students in developing countries to use technology to solve problems that are […]

Professor Tom Leighton wins 2018 Marconi Prize

MIT News Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics Akamai co-founder honored for pioneering content delivery network services industry. MIT professor of mathematics Tom Leighton has been selected to receive the 2018 Marconi Prize. The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, is honoring Leighton for his fundamental contributions to technology […]

In Search of Genius Featuring Marconi Chair Vint Cerf

From CBS News. How to account for a “stroke of genius”? How is it that lightbulb-like flashes of inspiration seem to have touched only a handful of people down through the centuries? That’s the question Mo Rocca explores in our Cover Story: Albert Einstein, Madame Curie, and theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who passed away last […]

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Doubling Wireless Bandwidth: Just the Tip of the Iceberg

By Negar Reiskarimian and Paula Reinman “I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I’ve done that sort of thing in my life, but I’ve always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes … because they’re harder. They’re much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you’ve […]

Check Out One of the Best Awards You’ve Never Heard Of

Are you jazzed about networking with the people who created the ground-breaking technologies that we all rely on today – like Vint Cerf, Marty Cooper, Len Kleinrock, Brad Parkinson and others? Do you want to be part of a peer group of the most promising networking and communications engineers in the world? Does the credibility […]