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    5 Ways Technology Standards Can Help You In Your Career

    Jeffry Handal, an IEEE volunteer, credits his knowledge of standards with helping him land his job at Cisco Systems Inc. During the technical screening part of the application process, he was able to refer to standards when answering multiple technical questions, which helped him stand out from other job applicants. Many…

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    Why Sensor Standardization is a Growing Need for the Internet Of Things

     Traditionally, sensors have been used for camera imaging and sensing, quantifying, and communicating information about humidity, temperature, motion, speed, proximity, and other aspects of their environment. Today, they have become key enablers for a host of new technologies that are essential to business and industry, and to everyday life,…

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    Vaccine Passports and Databases: Privacy vs. Public Health

    Today, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the eyes of the world are on the subject of vaccination tracking. To discuss pathways forward, IEEE hosted a side session at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) called “Vaccine Passports and Databases: Privacy vs. Public Health.” The session discussed the…

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    What A Smart City is All About

    With the human population expected to grow from the current 7.9 billion to almost 10 billion by 2050, it is estimated that approximately 70% of the planet’s inhabitants will also be living in an urban setting. To achieve the highest potential for humanity, smart cities strive to bring together government,…

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    How Organizations Can Create Inclusive and Positive Online Experiences for Children

    Technology is now permanently intertwined with children’s lives almost from the beginning – from smart baby monitors to playing with connected toys, watching online videos, social media, using voice activated assistants, online education, and mobile apps.  An elementary-aged child’s day looks very different than even a decade ago, with technology…

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    Data Sovereignty and Trusted Online Identity

    COVID-19 has intensified privacy, security, and sovereignty concerns. The current vaccination passport discussions show that identity is at the center of the current debate. While online IDs are the key for many digital services, the question is who should design and control them? IEEE SA co-organized a discussion panel at…

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    Common Purpose, Different Paths: Stories of IEEE Standards Developers

    From Wi-Fi to electric vehicles (EVs), and medical devices to smart grid, IEEE has nearly 1,200 active standards and 1,000 standards under development. Behind IEEE’s leadership in standards development and related collaboration around the world are the volunteers who share a common commitment to fostering technological innovation and excellence for…

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    What is the IEEE SA Process For International Standards Development?

    This article was originally published in the IEEE Communications Standards Magazine. What is an International Standard? What is an international standard? The generally accepted understanding is one that is developed with a process that meets the WTO TBT (Technical Barriers to Trade) principles for good practices in developing standards.   The World…

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    Four Conditions for Building Trusted AI Systems

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the way we make critical decisions impacting the lives of individuals including decisions made throughout the legal system.  AI offers the potential for more uniform, repeatable, and less biased decisions, but that is far from automatic. AI systems can also codify the biases, conscious and…

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    How to Give Users Control and Consent Over Their Health Wearable Data

    A Paradigm Shift in Healthcare Data Management Who should own patient data? Healthcare providers? Health wearables developers/manufacturers? The patient? Should the patient have the right to consent as to how their healthcare data is shared or accessed? These were all questions considered in the IEEE SA Community Lab session at…

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