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Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Taking the Pulse of 5G: The Status of the Next Gen Cellular Network 1  Taking the Pulse of 5G: The Status of the Next Gen Cellular Network 2

Jonathan Wells updates us on the progress of 5G over the last few years, and describes what we can reasonably expect for the future of wireless broadband, and provide a likely timeline.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Deep Learning and the Future of Search: Objects, Apps, and Beyond 4

Recent sweeping advances in perceptual artificial intelligence are now making it possible for search systems to radically extend the space of queries and documents. This talk will describe where we are and where we are going with search technology.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          A Brief History of Memory: From RAMAC to Flash and Beyond 6

In this talk, Andy Walls will describe the technology that lies behind the revolution in data storage based on his having worked at the cutting edge of every iteration since the early 1980s.  Like history itself, storage technology tends to repeat itself - and understanding where we came from will allow Andy to also provide a view into the future.

Early SIG Meetings (Special Interest Groups) :

AV-SIG: Automated Driving - Deployment Models and Business Scenarios

             A Brief History of Memory: From RAMAC to Flash and Beyond 6

John Black, PhD , Triermain, LLC
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Biophotonics: Telecomm and Fiber-Optics Meet the Medical World 9

In this talk, John Black will present a tour of how optical techniques available today allow a surgical tool to sense both temperature and force in real time, and how the optical analog of ultrasound is being used to equip surgical instruments with the ability to allow the physician to image the tissue they are interacting with, and to thereby make a treatment decision in real time.

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Wearables, IoT and Sensors: The Trends in Staying Connected 11

In this talk, CNSV member Walt Maclay will explain how today's smart devices are benefiting from the ongoing development of low-cost high-volume sensors, and their interaction with the cloud infrastructure. He will also discuss the latest trends and challenges for IoT and wearable devices.

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 - 8:30 am to 11:30 am

The new tax law can have a profound effect on how a consulting business is treated by the IRS. This seminar will provide clarity for several issues, including claiming the 20% 199A deduction and the deductions for entertainment. This event is co-sponsored by IEEE-CNSV and PATCA.  Anyone registering must pay the $30 fee, and both CNSV and PATCA members who register and attend will have their registration fee refunded.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Annual CNSV Dinner Meeting: A New Golden Age for Computer Architecture 14  Annual CNSV Dinner Meeting: A New Golden Age for Computer Architecture 15

Since we’ve lost the exponentially increasing resources provided by Dennard scaling and Moore’s law, we need radical architectural innovation to significantly improve cost, performance, energy and security. Aided by open source, agily-developed prototypes will demonstrate advances and thereby accelerate commercial adoption of new architectures.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          The Untold Origins of Cloud Computing 17  The Untold Origins of Cloud Computing 18

Based on his book "The Tym Before … The Untold Origins of Cloud Computing," Nathan Gregory will tell the story not only of Tymnet and its parent company Tymshare, but also of the development of the ARPANET into today’s Internet.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Inventiveness 20

If you are a creative person, you likely have created intellectual property - including in ways you might now realize. Understanding contracts and the laws governing intellectual property is an important part of protecting your interests, particularly if you are a consultant.

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide 22

Jonathan C. Baer, co-author of "Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide," will discuss his new book, including how in which Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs have refined the art of company-building into a science.

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