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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…
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Marconi Fellow, Len Kleinrock, Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Four professors from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The organization announced its 2019 class of 168 fellows today. According to the academy, the honor recognizes…
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Opinion: 50 years ago, I helped invent the internet. How did it go so wrong?

By Leonard Kleinrock Link to the original article. When I was a young scientist working on the fledgling creation that came to be known as the internet, the ethos that defined the culture we were building was characterized by words…

Sidor Clare, Age 14, Wins the Marconi / Samueli Award for Innovation

Link to original article. Girls Shine in Broadcom MASTERS, Winning Top Five Awards WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced that Alaina Gassler, 14, of West Grove,…
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An App that Can Detect Distress Speech and Trigger SOS

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi | Updated on October 21, 2019 Published on October 21, 2019 Link to original article. Just imagine a smartphone app that can ‘listen’ to distress calls and automatically trigger an alert to your home or…
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Marconi Society's Celestini Program Recognizes Indian Students Tackling Women's Safety & Air Pollution

Bangalore, Karnataka, New Delhi, Delhi, India  The Marconi Society, dedicated to celebrating, inspiring and connecting the innovators building tomorrow’s digitally inclusive world, has awarded top prizes to students in India who crafted…
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Marconi Chair Vint Cerf on Education, Smart Regulation Needed for Digital Future

Senior Google executive and internet pioneer, Vint Cerf, has called for the introduction of smart regulation “guard rails”, and improved digital education for tech professionals and the general public, as the UN published a landmark report…