2018 Tech Trend Predictions: Year-End Grades

In December 2017, the IEEE Computer Society released its technology adoption predictions for 2018, with a focus on deep learning, digital currencies, blockchain, industrial IoT, robotics, assisted transportation, and others on the front line of computing breakthroughs. As we approach the end of the year we looked back and graded our 2018 predictions while providing insights on the advancements of the trends over the past year and analyses of their future potential.

“The past year has seen mature deployment of industrial IoT, continued adoption of deep learning, and expanded uses of blockchain technologies,” said Dejan Milojicic, 2014 IEEE Computer Society President. “We have seen continuation of innovative technologies from last year that are setting the stage for a promising 2019.” Continue…

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Richard E. Merwin Student Scholar Promotes Technology Awareness at Chandigarh University

This article is based on a report from Rashi and Harneet Singh, students at Chandigarh University.

Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship winner (2018), Shivam visited Chandigarh University to deliver a talk on machine learning, its applications, algorithms and recent advancements. The talk attracted an audience of 500 students and included a discussion on the benefits of membership in the IEEE Computer Society. Continue…

The Distinguished Visitors Program is accepting Nominations for 2019

In the past three years, the IEEE Computer Society’s Distinguished Visitors (DVs) have visited more than 67 chapters and reached more than 14,000 academics, representatives of industry and students in 30 countries through presentations at Computer Society sponsored conferences, chapter-hosted events and student chapter/university events. Distinguished Visitors are more than just speakers. They provide an opportunity for one-on-one interaction and a chance for students to sit down and talk to a leading thinker in the field. Continue…