Peter Kirstein: 'Father of the European Internet'

Link to original Article. Professor Peter Kirstein was a remarkable individual. He was a dear friend and colleague to many at UCL Computer Science; the department he founded. In honour of his birthday, a reminder of his life and extraordinary…
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Vint Cerf: What Happened When I Got Covid-19 And How Our Medical System Must Change

Link to original article By Vint Cerf This year started the same as many others for me, including three separate stays in London with my wife, Sigrid, scheduled for January, February and March. As is typically the case when I travel, my visits…

Marconi Prize recipient, Andrea Goldsmith, on the future of wireless

Original Babbage podcast in The Economist This winner of this year’s Marconi Prize, Andrea Goldsmith of Stanford University, on her pioneering work in wireless communications technology (interview starts at 8:25).
Andrea J. Goldsmith, Marconi Prize Winner 2020

COVID-19 Has Laid Bare The Digital Divide—Meet The Technologist, And First Female Recipient Of The Marconi Prize, Intent On Solving It

Originally printed in Forbes From the library of her Menlo Park, California, home, Dr. Andrea Goldsmith, 55, holds up a brick of a mobile phone next to her later model iPhone to demonstrate the evolution from 1G technology. On Thursday, Goldsmith…

Connected Nation Podcast – 2020 Marconi Winner Andrea Goldsmith

On this edition of Connected Nation, we talk with Dr. Andrea Goldsmith, the first woman to be awarded the prestigious $100,000 Marconi Prize—dubbed the “Nobel Prize of Telecommunications.”  We discuss how her pioneering work has helped…
Andrea J. Goldsmith, Marconi Prize Winner 2020
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Shattering the Silicon Ceiling: 2020 Marconi Prize Awarded to Wireless Innovator Dr. Andrea Goldsmith

First Woman to Win Top Communications Science Award is Honored For Her Ground-Breaking Work to Deliver High-Performing Cellular and WiFi Services San Francisco, CA, April 30, 2020 – The Marconi Society today awarded the 2020 Marconi Prize…

Marconi Fellow Brad Parkinson Covers Past, Present, Future of GPS in Online Video

Link to original article. “I’ve been a revolutionist for 47 years,” Brad Parkinson began a recent invited lecture at Google, “with this stealthy revolution. GPS is indeed a stealthy revolution.” In his lecture “GPS and Humanity”…

Young Scholar Dinesh Bharadia Designs New Chip For Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Connectivity

Link to original article. More portable, fully wireless smart home setups. Lower power wearables. Batteryless smart devices. These could all be made possible thanks to a new ultra-low power Wi-Fi radio developed by electrical engineers…

In Memoriam Peter T. Kirstein: 1933-2020

Link to original article by Lawrence M. Fisher from ACM News. Peter T. Kirstein, a British computer scientist whose advocacy and technical contributions to computer networking helped establish and expand the Internet in Europe and other parts…