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Fellows Hellman & Rivest & 44 Top Techs

By Hatti Hamlin Apple iPhone Search "Undermines Security" & may be "Unconstitutional" Marty Hellman, with colleague Whit Diffie, just won the $1M ACM Alan Turing Award. Ron Rivest won the Turing Award in 2002. After 40 years, their…
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Diffie and Hellman Win ACM Turing Award

By Hatti Hamlin 2000 Marconi Fellows Marty Hellman and Whit Diffie have just been awarded the 2016 Turing Award. The full text of the announcement can be found here. The award is often referred to as the “Nobel Prize for computing.”…
Marconi Fellow Len Kleinrock
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Kleinrock, Kahn Appear in Werner Herzog Doc About the Net

By Hatti Hamlin On October 29, 1969, Marconi Fellow Len Kleinrock's student Charlie Kline typed "L-O" then the connection was lost. An hour later, the full L-O-G-I-N was successful. Legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog has made Lo and Behold;…
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Bob Kahn – Historical Perspective on the Internet

By Hatti Hamlin Marconi Fellow Bob Kahn, considered one of the Fathers of the Internet, provides historical perspective on the development of the Internet for the Technology Policy Institute. At the heart of the debate over the FCC’s…
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Bob Kahn on the Future of the Internet

By Hatti Hamlin Marconi Fellow Bob Kahn is Luncheon Speaker at a TPI event at the National Press Club. He has been active around the world. He and Marconi Fellow Marty Cooper went to Geneva to be honored on the 150th anniversary of the…
Value of an Online Computer Science Degree
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The Value of an Online Computer Science Degree

By Hatti Hamlin First Georgia Tech Graduates Intend to Prove Value of Online Computer Science Degree Marconi Board Member Zvi Galil is changing the face of online learning. 2,789 students are enrolled in Tech’s Online Master’s. The…
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Claude Shannon Documentary Coming from IEEE

By Hatti Hamlin Communications Theory pioneer Claude Shannon won the first Marconi Society Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. 2016 is Shannon's centennial year and the IEEE Information Theory Society is producing a TV documentary on his…
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Galil and Cerf Praise DeMillo's Book

By Hatti Hamlin "Revolution in Higher Education; How a Small Band of Innovators Will Make College Accessible and Affordable" Marconi Board Member Zvi Galil emails, "In 2011 Rich DeMillo wrote the book Abelard to Apple; The Fate of American…
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Samueli: As Moore's Law Slows, We Can't Waste Transistors and Must Be More Creative

2012 Marconi Fellow Henry Samueli told the NY Times “It’s graying, it’s aging, ,,, It’s not dead, but you’re going to have to sign Moore’s Law up for AARP.” He added, "Humans will just have to get more creative." I asked him,…

Marconi Society Mourns Board Member Joseph Traub

Professor Joseph Traub, a longtime Marconi Society Board Member whose teaching and computer research spanned six decades, died August 24th in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was 83. Prof. Traub originally set out to be a physicist, but a 1954 visit…