Here are some recent references to IEEE in news reports on technology and the technology profession:
April Issue, ECN Magazine – Round Table Feature on Standards and Regulations: “How important do you feel regulation and standards are to the electronics industry? Do you feel they help development, or hinder it?”
3 April, BNet TV – Interview with Edward Rashba, Director of New Business Ventures Standards Association at IEEE sits with Tony Sklar of BNetTV during the 2011 CTIA conference in Orlando to speak about IEEE’s latest work (Note, file compression seems to be related to formatting issue by BNet):
15 April, New York Times – The Business Market Plays Cloud Computing Catch-Up. Includes commentary from IEEE President, Steve Mills.
March Issue – The Hindu – IEEE hosted Industry Day held 10 and 11 March in Bangalore, India. Leaders of the Indian technology sector participated in a two-day summit aimed at encouraging collaboration on common humanitarian and technical projects. This article also appeared in other local media in India, including Times of India and This Week Bangalore.
2 March, Bloomberg /Business Week – IEEE Fellow and Xerox Chief Technology Officer Sophie Vandebroek discusses the importance of why the U.S needs to promote engineering to children. She asserts that declining interest in science, math, and engineering, will cause a decline for America in global competition.
25 February, St. Louis Post-Dispatch – A front page story on the IEEE Milestone dedication ceremony for the Mercury Spacecraft quoted IEEE President Moshe Kam. The ceremony held at Boeing headquarters was attended by more than 50 engineers who designed the spacecraft 50 years ago. Also covered by CBS News online.
25 February, U.S. News and World Report – The launch of the IEEE eLearning Library and its 200 online courses and conference workshops was included in the publication’s University Directory section.