Entries by Paula Reinman

Geek of the Week: Marconi Society Young Scholar Rajalakshmi Nandakumar’s wireless tech research could help us sleep easy

By Kurt Schlosser from GeekWire Rajalakshmi Nandakumar awoke to some good news this week. Not only is the PhD candidate at University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering our latest Geek of the Week, but Nandakumar’s research into wireless technology and sleep apnea has earned her a distinct honor. Nandakumar has been awarded a […]

Marconi Society Friend Ted Rappaport: Terahertz – The Next Frontier for Communications & Electronics

NYU WIRELESS and the NYU Tandon School of Engineering Organize Series to Spur Research in the Emerging Field The next frontier for ultra-fast computing and wireless communications – the terahertz electromagnetic spectrum – will be examined in a series of seminars by foremost scientists and engineers in the field. Organized by the NYU WIRELESS research […]

Marconi Fellow Martin Hellman – NYU Alumni Changemaker of the Year

Link to original article from NYU.com TANDON ’66 Cryptographer “Many of the breakthroughs we’ve had in society began as fool’s errands,” says cryptologist and computer scientist Martin Hellman. He ought to know. When he entered the still-emerging field of cryptography in the 1970s, it was seen as a ludicrous career choice. The NSA had a […]

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Bringing the Spirit of the Internet to New Connected Technologies

Coauthored by Leonard Kleinrock and Paula Reinman UCLA recently announced the creation of the UCLA Connection Lab, funded by a $5M gift to the Samueli School of Engineering from the Sunday Group. This generous gift honors UCLA Professor and Marconi Fellow Leonard Kleinrock and his pioneering contributions to the Internet. Kleinrock is heavily involved in the Connection […]

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Is Blockchain Today’s Shiny New Toy or the Latest Technology for Secure, Complex Transactions?

Coauthored by Vint Cerf, Leonard Kleinrock, and Salman Baset. When industry leaders Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist at Google, Len Kleinrock, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at UCLA and Salman Baset, CTO Security for IBM Blockchain Solutions, get together to talk about blockchain, you know some sparks will fly. In this wide-ranging discussion, they share […]

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Around Our Connected World

I have been traveling a lot this year and would like to share some observations. I was in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing for two days each in May. China is serious about its push to extend knowledge of machine learning and artificial intelligence and to make faster computers. This article in the MIT Technology […]

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The First 5G Radio Standards: A Strong Beginning with Much More to Come

By Mr. Alexander Chassaigne Ricciulli (Telefonica), Mr. Javier Lorca (Telefonica), and Prof. Ana Garcia Armada (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) Wireless communications are nowadays at the heart of any economic, industrial and societal progress in the world. Telecommunications operators are constantly fostering the development of interoperable technologies to enable them to provide wireless services everywhere, at any time, through any […]

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Marconi’s First Transmission

Guglielmo Marconi The following is a translation from the Italian of a tape in which Guglielmo Marconi describes in his own words the first wireless transmission across the Atlantic on December 12, 1901. I am pleased to be able to recollect, in a few words, the experiment of the first long distance radio telegraphic transmissions […]

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IoT Security for Policymakers

Originally published by the Internet Society   Introduction The open nature of the Internet creates the ability to connect devices, applications and services on a scale that transforms the way we interact with our environment and our society. The Internet of Things (IoT) carries enormous potential to change our world for the better. Projections for […]