In 2015 CNSV was recognized by IEEE Region 6 as outstanding in promoting members’ skills and providing educational opportunities for Silicon Valley. The award reads: IEEE Region 6 Outstanding Chapter presented to Consultants Network of Silicon Valley For creating a network to promote the skills of its consultants, fostering collaboration among its members, creating…
TI’s Hornbeck wins for micro-mirror DLP chip Hollywood awarded an Oscar to an engineer who made what may be the world’s smallest — and most accurate — projector. Several engineers crossed the Dolby Theater stage in Hollywood Feb. 7, accepting awards for technology that has changed the look and feel of cinema. Among them…
Google glass, soccer-playing exoskeletons, bitcoins, and more … Here’s an interesting perspective from MIT Technology Review. I like the reminder that a technology that solves a problem maybe a success, but failures are not predictable. Promising technologies can be felled by Supreme Court decisions, public opinion, and even by fibbing graduate students … Jonathan…
As part of my business, I manage server computers across the United States – source code repositories, file download hosts, and Web sites. That means I see the underside of the Internet, as unknown attackers try to break in through every channel imaginable. Recently I have been seeing high-intensity ssh (secure shell) login attempts…
The most recent IEEE-PULSE publication dedicates several articles to the new generation of hospitals. The technologies behind these new billion dollar hospitals run the spectrum of science and engineering. But are the hospitals intelligent or are they rather enablers for better care? The use of “intelligent devices” needs to be carefully constructed. These devices…
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