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Advance ManufacturingRobots Inspiring STEM Education in Schools (audio, 14:57)
15 October 2016

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Date Media Source Hot Topic Category Story
12 September 2016 RTIsights Blockchain Is a Game-Changer, But First Needs to Prove Itself
IEEE member Greg Adamson talks about the uses and challenges of blockchain technology in regard to security, its actual worth, the labor force, and more.
9 September 2016 Forbes 

Does The New iPhone 7 Have Intel Inside? This Evidence Suggests It Does
IEEE Fellow Sundeep Rangan examines the LTE chipset conversation following the Apple iPhone 7 announcement.

6 September 2016 The Peggy Smedley Show Know Your Customers (audio, 14:57)
David Alan Grier, IEEE Fellow and associate professor at George Washington University, talks about optimization and proper deployment of today’s technologies as well as automation of our social lives and how factories and manufacturing industries are advancing through automation.
25 August 2016 CSO Online Experts challenge Skyhigh's patent for cloud-based encryption gateway
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran examines the security landscape of encryption keys hosted on the cloud vs. on premise servers.
22 August 2016 RoboticsTomorrow What is an Electroadhesive Clutch?
IEEE member Steve Collins discusses the major advances in robotics and examines the benefits in functionality that his electroadhesive clutch and spring can provide for people with injuries or disabilities and the general population.
15 August 2016 Tom’s IT Pr Why VPNs Are Essential for Small Businesses
IEEE Senior member Kevin Du discusses VPNs and their benefits over private networks when used by small businesses that have employees working remotely.
10 August 2016 A&D India Understanding disruptive technology evolution in the global manufacturing sector (PDF, 464 KB)
N. Viswanatham, IEEE Fellow and INSA Senior Scientist, Computer Science & Automation, Indian Institute of Science, reports on the game-changing happenings in the global manufacturing sector and shares his recommendations on making the Indian manufacturing industry future-ready and globally competitive.
2 August 2016 The Peggy Smedley ShowIntelligent InfrastructureEpisode 465, Segment 4 - Overhauling the Smart Grid (audio, 13:00)
Massoud Amin, IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Control Systems Society, and IEEE Power and Energy Society, talks about the self-healing grid and how it benefits consumers, as well as how it has advanced beyond the current model. He also discusses what goes into its creation and development and the potential broadband implications it carries.
2 August 2016 CBS Radio NewsIoT & Big DataIoT connectivity and the Summer Games (audio, 1:00)
IEEE Fellow and IEEE Communications Society member William Webb discusses IoT and connectivity at this year’s summer games.
1 August 2016 U.S. News and World Report 4 Ways to Invest in Games
IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses what to look for when investing in gaming after Pokémon Go has taken the consumer and business worlds by storm.
1 August 2016 Jornal do Comércio Perfect storm’ explains the worldwide success of Pokémon Go (Portuguese Version)
IEEE member Todd Richmond explains the buzz around Pokémon Go and how this technology can impact the business market. He also discusses the risks.
16 July 2016 WLS-TV The Future of Voting Technology (video, 2:56)
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Computer Society George K. Thiruvathukal discusses the future of voting technology in view of the 2016 national political conventions.
12 July 2016 The Associated Press Pokémon Go's digital popularity is also warping real life
IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses the future of augmented reality with Pokémon Go.
7 July 2016 CNN Money Now hiring: Women with these degrees
IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and IEEE Women in Engineering Membership Karen Panetta discusses the pros and cons of being a woman in engineering and what should be done to retain women in a predominantly male workforce.
5 July 2016 The Peggy Smedley ShowIoT & Big DataRansomware Hits Big (audio, 14:59)
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his views on ransomware and how users can protect themselves with stronger passwords, two-step syndications, ad blockers, and constant software updates.
5 July 2016 CSO OnlineIoT & Big Data

Is your car secure? Maybe not, but enterprise users can still learn something
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Young Professionals Diogo Mónica discusses the lack of progress in vehicle security, citing cavalier approaches to penetration testing and a decrease in outside influences as some of the root causes.

22 June 2016 VentureBeat
 The limits of A.I. and chatbots: How not to fail like Microsoft (VB Live)
IEEE Fellow Ron Brachman shares his thoughts, predictions, and best practices for the future of bots and artificial intelligence prior to a VB Live! Panel.
16 June 2016 The New York TimesIntelligent InfrastructureSkeptics of Self-Driving Cars Span Generations
IEEE Fellow Raj Rajkumar and IEEE member Jeffrey Miller talk about consumer adoption and trust for self-driving cars.
16 June 2016 HelpNetSecurity Cybersecurity

Security implications of online voting
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Computer Society Kevin Du shares his reservations on voting online or voting using a mobile device, seeing today’s network security systems as far too weak to ensure a fair election process.

7 June 2016 DatamationIoT & Big DataIoT Security Issues: How to Secure the Network
IEEE member William Webb shares his views on IoT security, noting wireless access points and central servers as main targets for hackers.
3 June 2016 Assembly MagazineIoT & Big DataThe Connected Home Is Here
IEEE Fellow William Webb shares insights on today’s connected devices, explaining ways for improvement, both technically and through branding.

18 May 2016


Electronics MakerConsumer ElectronicsConsumer Electronics technology is driven by the wants and needs of individuals
IEEE Fellow Stu Lipoff sheds some light on consumer electronics technology and how it impacts smart living.
6 May 2016 Robotics and Automation NewsRoboticsBy the numbers: Paul Kostek interview: No one owns the moon (Multimedia)
IEEE member Paul Kostek discusses the issues surrounding the commercialization of space and when we can expect it to be normal to take a flight to space.
4 May 2016 Descrier Star Wars Day: How close are we to developing the technology from the movies?
IEEE Senior member Paul Kostek and IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discuss the likelihood of Star Wars technology existing in the real world.
4 May 2016 Robotics and Automation Magazine An algorithm that makes music on the fly
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses his software invention that composes music on the fly when a mobile phone connection is lost while listening to music.
22 April 2016 Candid B2BIoTWill Smart Home Technology Change the Way We Live?
IEEE Senior member Arthur Ziviani, IEEE Senior member Yu Yuan, and IEEE Fellow William Webb discuss a number of smart home technologies that will change the way we live.
12 April 2016 Bloomberg Bezos Using Amazon as Guide to Bring Rocket Rides to Masses
IEEE member Paul Kostek shares his thoughts on commercial space travel and the future system development of rocket companies looking to increase their launch frequency in the year ahead.
7 April 2016 EdTech Digest IoTThe Impact of AR/VR in the Classroom
IEEE member Todd Richmond explains the impact of AR/VR technology in academia, including how AR/VR can address the concerns of technology costs in the classroom and how human interaction is still critical in the learning experience.
5 April 2016 CNBC IoTBiometrics: The future of digital security
IEEE member Diogo Monica explains the ineffectiveness of current methods of authentication while discussing alternative biometric solutions and future improvements to be made.
4 April 2016 BetaNews IoTBiometric Authentication: Making mobile devices and apps safer
IEEE member Kevin Curran explains, in depth, the biometric authentication options implemented in mobile devices while addressing the security concerns involved in their increased application.
April 2016  Electronicsmaker Smart Grid - Realty in India
IEEE Senior member Kannan Tinnium discusses how to make smart grids more efficient.
18 March 2016 GPS World Magazine Location technologies prominently featured at MWC
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on the beneficial features of connected vehicles.
17 March 2016  The Next We Scientists can make copies of memories. Here’s what that might mean
IEEE member Ted Berger discusses his studies and work on a brain implant to help with memory loss as part of the IEEE Tech for Humanity Series at SXSW 2016.
14 March 2016 GPS World MagazineIntelligent Transportation SystemsMWC not an auto show, but gaining importance
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on vehicle autonomy and ride sharing models of the future.
9 February 2016 AdExchangerCybersecurityThe Internet Of Things Could Be A Back Door For Ad Fraud
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on the latest developments in IoT and the security risks associated.
17 February 2016  Third Certainty CybersecurityIndustry experts weigh in on Obama’s cybersecurity blueprint
IEEE member David Brumley shares his expert thoughts on President Barack Obama’s new cybersecurity plan.
11 February 2016 Wareable.comCybersecurity

Wave and enter: The wearable tech set to kill the password and PIN for good
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his insights on biometric security with wearables, including physical and behavioral characteristics.

6 February 2016  Sacramento BeeIntelligent Transportation SystemsSacramento Bee’s transportation reporter puts Google’s self-driving car to the test
IEEE member Jeffrey Miller discusses what can be expected when riding in a driverless car for the first time.
3 February 2016 Education Week The Impact of AR/VR in the Classroom
IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses the impact of AR/VR in schools.
31 January 2016 The Daily DotInternet of ThingsWhy your favorite apps are designed to addict you
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Young Professionals Devon Ryan discusses how apps are designed to become an integral part of people's lives.
15 January 2016 Gizmodo 

Everything You Need to Know About Obama’s Autonomous Car Plan
IEEE Senior member Jeffrey Miller discusses the future of driverless cars and the Obama administration’s plan to spend $4 billion in the advancement of the industry.

13 January 2016 Computer Business Review Google readies for VR battle against Occulus & Facebook with new Virtual Reality division
IEEE member Kevin Curran comments on Google's announcement they have set up a VR division to combat Facebook’s Occulus Rift. Kevin talks about the future of VR and why Google would like to be involved. 



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