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Apr 18, 2023

ENIAC: The World’s First Computer

By |2023-04-17T15:15:28-04:004 April 2023|From Around the World|

The US Postal Service issued a special "Computer Technology" stamp to mark the 50th anniversary of the ENIAC. Short for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, the ENIAC was the first electronic computer used for general purposes, such as solving numerical problems. It was designed and invented by John Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the ...

Apr 11, 2023

Life Members at February IEEE Board Meeting

By |2023-04-07T14:26:28-04:004 April 2023|From Around the World|

Howard Wolfman, Life Member Committee Chair, and John Day, IEEE Staff, represented Life Member Committee at the February IEEE Board Meeting held 15-20 February at the Sheraton New York Times Square hotel. They presented the LMC to attendees using a tabletop display and handed out copies of the most recent Life Member newsletters to attendees.

Mar 14, 2023

Celebrate Women’s History Month

By |2023-03-13T12:37:06-04:003 March 2023|Announcements, From Around the World|

March is Women’s History Month! Women’s History Month has its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28, which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning 7 March 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week ...

Feb 21, 2023

An Interesting Number

By |2023-02-15T14:15:12-05:002 February 2023|From Around the World|

Jon Rokne, a Life Member from Alberta, Canada, wrote an article in the summer 2022 issue of IEEE Canadian Review called “An interesting number.” He observes that 81, his age, is interesting from a mathematical point of view. The Number 81 I was 81 years old a few days ago, and, because of this, I ...

Feb 14, 2023

IEEE Life Members Help Guide Future Technology Professionals

By |2023-02-14T14:03:11-05:002 February 2023|From Around the World|

Multiple IEEE Life Members presented at the 2023 IEEE Rising Stars Conference. Founded in 2014, the IEEE Rising Stars Conference for students and young professionals has grown to attract attendees from across the United States, Canada, and around the world. The conference engages its attendees by addressing their collective need for opportunities to network ...

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