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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…
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Food for Thought: How GPS Improves Farming

By Paula Reinman This blog post is part of our GPS Files series, highlighting innovative uses for GPS. Going somewhere new? If you’re like me, the first thing you do is pop up your favorite mapping application. But did you know that…
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Five Reasons To Become a Paul Baran Young Scholar

By Paula Reinman How often do you have an opportunity to build your own research reputation globally, interact with the leading luminaries in your field and be part of a fantastic community along the way? Answer: Not very often. The good…

Diffie and Hellman Honored at Black Tie Gala

Marconi Fellows Whit Diffie and Marty Hellman were awarded the $1 million Turing Award at a black tie gala on June 11th at the San Francisco Sheraton Palace. The award also makes them Heidelberg Laureates, an elite group of computer scientists…