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Technology for Good: How Networking Saves Big Cats

By Camilla Fritze Co-authored by Paula Reinman Close your eyes and think of a jungle: the noises, the smells and the sounds. Think of the most majestic and inspirational creature in that jungle. What comes to mind? For many, the tiger…
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What Your Connected World Could Look Like in 2017

By Vint Cerf Co-authored by Paula Reinman Thanks to contributions by Marconi Fellows and Young Scholars  John Cioffi, Giovanni Corazza, Martin E. Hellman, Joe Lukens, George MacCartney, Jr., Arogyaswami Paulraj, and Junwen Zhang. The…
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How To Become More Creative and Why it Matters

By Giovanni Corazza Whether you’re a business leader searching for talent, a job seeker looking for your next gig or a parent committed to educating your child for success, you’re in the midst of a new industrial revolution. It’s a…
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How to Find More Tech Talent: Georgia Tech Disrupts the Market

By Zvi Galil Co-authored by Paula Reinman Whether you're at MasterCard, AirBnB, AT&T or most any start up across the country, if you are looking for technical people, you've likely got a problem.  You cannot find enough qualified employees. By…
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Young Scholars Give Back: The Celestini Project

By Paula Reinman The Marconi Society exists to support scientific achievements in communications and the Internet that significantly benefit mankind. We are extremely proud of our Young Scholars for taking this mission to heart and creating…
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Get Curious, Not Furious

By Martin E. Hellman Co-authored by Paula Reinman Saving Personal Relationships and The World What do nuclear disarmament, the dark web and good marriages have in common? To find out, just ask Marty Hellman, Marconi Fellow, Turing Award winner…
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The Discovery that Continues to Change the World

By Paula Reinman As we marvel at the accomplishments of this year’s Nobel Prize winners, it’s worth taking a quick trip back to the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics.  The discovery behind that prize, jointly awarded to Guglielmo Marconi…
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Connecting Everything by Redefining the Atom

By Paula Reinman There was a time when the laws of physics bound the possible. After all, the physical world, from living tissue to digital networks that carry our information and communications around the world, is based on atoms that define…
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Quantum Communications: Using the Laws of Physics to Find the Holy Grail of Security

By Joe Lukens Co-authored by Paula Reinman Innovators often see opportunities where others see problems. Take the matter of light: intuition about classical physics does not hold true when it comes to light. Light comes in particles…
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Beyond the Mapping Frenzy: Driverless Cars Will Depend on Highly Accurate GPS

By Paula Reinman By Ken Pesyna Co-authored by Paula Reinman The current money in the driverless car market is on mapping. Maps will play a key role in helping automated vehicles determine their exact location by comparing their sensor…
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How the World's Brightest Young Engineers Are Helping Us Connect Everything

By Paula Reinman Connecting everyone and everything in a safe and productive way is one of the holy grails of our time. Of course this means that you’ll be able to stream the latest episode of Game of Thrones the moment it comes out. It…
A Techie’s Quick Guide to 5G, Marconi Society
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A Techie’s Quick Guide to 5G

By Paula Reinman If you run in techie circles, you need to be ready to chat it up about 5G. It’s hot right now and here are some basics that can keep you in the conversation: What’s going on? On July 14, the FCC voted unanimously to…