IoT Security and AI Ethics Among Topics to Be Featured at Annual IEEE Event

The IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit culminates in a ceremony honoring tech pioneers

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THE INSTITUTEThis year’s IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) not only addresses crucial technologies but also highlights the need for more female technologists. The annual event, to be held on 17 May at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, convenes technology innovators, visionaries, and disruptors to share insights on emerging technologies and discuss their potential impact on humanity.

The summit culminates with the IEEE Honors Ceremony gala, which is live-streamed. The event recognizes outstanding innovators for their achievements in electrical, electronics, communications, environmental, and safety technologies; computer science and engineering; engineering education; and the allied branches of engineering and the related arts and sciences.

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Tony Fadell: The Nest Thermostat Disrupted My Life

The Nest founder tells of years in pursuit of a thermostat he actually likes

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A man holds a circular device in front of a blue wall that says nest on it.

Tony Fadell shows off the Nest thermostat in 2012.

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The thermostat chased me for 10 years.

That is pretty extreme, by the way. If you’ve got an idea for a business or a new product, you usually don’t have to wait a decade to make sure it’s worth doing.

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