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Can You Help Prevent Another Korean War?

By Martin E. Hellman Underlying the current risk of war with North Korea is the common misconception that diplomacy with North Korea has not worked in the past, so it will not work now. Secretary of State Tillerson has cautioned that “North…
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The Beautiful Mind of Neural Networks

A “second-best” technology moves to the center of our lives By Robert W. Lucky I was telling someone how intelligent my dog was. He shrugged dismissively and said, “Dogs are just really good pattern detectors.” Afterward,…

Building Tomorrow’s Wireless World

2018 is already shaping up to be the year of wireless. 5G is all the rage, from skepticism about the economic viability of scale deployment to the inevitable technology showcase at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February. As a key component…

Marconi Fellows Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn Receive 2018 Franklin Institute Awards

The Franklin Institute is pleased to announce The Franklin Institute Awards Class of 2018! We hope you will join us in congratulating our newest laureates for their remarkable achievements during The Franklin Institute Awards Week, scheduled…

Notable Israelis, Including Marconi Fellow Jacob Ziv, Honored at EMET Prize Gala

From The Jerusalem Post By Noa Amouyal The EMET Prize pays homage to excellence in Israel across a variety of fields, and the honorees share a $1 million award given by the AMN Foundation. A robust democracy must protect all forms…

Q&A With Thomas Kailath: Recipient of the Marconi Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Stanford professor emeritus discusses his contributions to information and system science By MONICA ROZENFELD 27 October 2017 from the Institute, the IEEE News Source The Marconi Society, which promotes awareness of key technology and…
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On the Simulation of Everything

By Vinton G. Cerf Originally published by the IEEE Computer Society. I recently visited Singapore, where I met with a team from the Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich in Switzerland. The team is working on a detailed simulation…
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Marconi Society Chair Vint Cerf's Take on Steve Crocker's Tenure at ICANN

From Net Policy News Term limited. Steve writes, We have term limits for directors, no more than three consecutive three year terms.  I have reached my limit and am leaving the Board. The Board’s chair is chosen each year by the Board.…
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Indian Scientist Wins Marconi Lifetime Prize

By The Times of India Kailath Honoured For Tech Work Over 60 Yrs Thomas Kailath, who grew up in Pune and is now an emeritus professor at Stanford, has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the US-based Marconi Society .This is only…

Two Scientists of Indian Origin to Receive Prestigious American Science Awards

By News India The Marconi Society, an American organization dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, has bestowed its  Lifetime Achievement Award on Stanford Professor Thomas Kailath. This is…