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Machine Learning
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Unreliable Machine Learning

By Vint Cerf I'm not an expert in machine learning, so this essay is likely to expose this fact. Machine learning has been in the news increasingly in the past few years with the occasional spectacular headline, such as “AlphaGo Beats…
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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…
Marconi Connected World
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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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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…
Marconi Society
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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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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…
Marconi Encryption
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The Roots of Encryption: Scientists Censored, But Not Silenced

By Paula Reinman Anyone following the news knows about the ongoing conflict between government, the private sector and academia over the use of encryption technology. But did you know that the differences were in full swing forty years ago?…
Marconi Society
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It Still Boils Down to Personal Contact: Thank You, Cal Poly!

By Hatti Hamlin How often are we reminded that despite all our high tech tools of communication, the best way to get something done is to reach out to someone personally? Our newest Marconi Fellow, Dr. Brad Parkinson, was scheduled to…