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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The State of the Transistor in 3 Charts

In 75 years, it’s become tiny, mighty, ubiquitous, and just plain weird

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The most obvious change in transistor technology in the last 75 years has been just how many we can make. Reducing the size of the device has been a titanic effort and a fantastically successful one, as these charts show. But size isn’t the only feature engineers have been improving.

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