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Digging Into Diversity, Inclusion and Ethics

Q&A with Andrea Goldsmith, Marconi Society Board Member and Chair of the IEEE’s Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity, Inclusion and Ethics Following her committee's latest recommendations to IEEE, Marconi Society Board Member and Stanford Engineering…
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Building the Sustainable Internet with a Spirit of Cooperation

By Vint Cerf While much has been written about bridging the digital chasm and connecting the next billion to the Internet, it is slow going to make it happen.  Currently, 3.4 billion people do not have access to the Internet and the bulk…
Marconi Society 2019 Young Scholars
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Welcoming Our 2019 Marconi Fellows and Young Scholars

  By Vint Cerf Last week we hosted our 2019 Young Scholar Symposium and Awards Gala. I left as impressed as ever with the unique talent, technical expertise and commitment to social impact that we have in the Marconi Society. For…
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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…
Marconi Society 6G
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Wireless Communication and Applications Above 100 GHz: Opportunities and Challenges for 6G and Beyond

Testimony before the Federal Communications Commission, March, 2019 By Ted Rappaport We have never, in the history of the US, opened up spectrum above 95 gigahertz (GHz). Now the FCC is opening up new spectrum, which allows us to move…

A New Day for Cryptography: Enabling Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Consensus 2018 (Whit's panel is the last session on Day 1) Marconi Fellows Whit Diffie and Marty Hellman have been widely recognized not only for their work on public key encryption, but for being the first civilians to make incredible advances…
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Storage Meets DNA: How to Fit a Data Center into a Shoebox

By Eitan Yaakobi When I tell people that I work on storage, it’s easy to explain why it’s important. Just think about all the things you want to store in your own personal life – your photos, movies, music, and e-mail. Then consider…
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Happy 30th Anniversary, GPS and Thank You, Brad Parkinson

By Vint Cerf It’s difficult to believe that the first GPS II satellites were launched 30 years ago this month. Personally, I can barely remember a time when GPS was not making nearly every part of my life easier. Not to mention Bob…
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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…

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…