Day: April 19, 2017

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Just Announced Hundreds of Open Positions

In Brief Elon Musk’s space travel company SpaceX is hiring nearly 500 new employees across a variety of departments and locations. The boost is likely thanks, at least in part, to the successful launch of a reusable Falcon 9 rocket last week. Help Wanted If you simply walked past SpaceX’s headquarters, you may not realize that …

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What Is The Internet Of Things — A Complete Beginner’s Guide In 2017

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15 Idiotic Internet of Things Devices Nobody Asked For

Humans contain multitudes. We have a demonstrated ability to work hard, sweat and toil for our daily bread, and, as a society, achieve magnificent feats of science and technology. We’ve literally reached the stars! However, we can also be incredibly lazy pieces of shit. We fight with our roommates over whose turn it is to …

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Secure IoT identities | Ericsson Research Blog

 Security is critical for a trustworthy Internet-of-Things. To achieve this, it is crucial we solve the main challenge of secure identities for constrained IoT devices and find efficient ways to deal with the many identity technologies in use. Different ecosystems have disparate needs and practices. Yet it is clear that automation and zero touch mass …

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Internet of Things security: What happens when every device is smart and you don’t even know it? | ZDNet

Billions more everyday items are set to be connected to the internet in the next few years, especially as chips get cheaper and cheaper to produce — and crucially, small enough to fit into even the smallest product. Potentially, any standard household item could become connected to the internet, even if there’s no reason for …

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Can Futurists Predict the Year of the Singularity?

The end of the world as we know it is near. And that’s a good thing, according to many of the futurists who are predicting the imminent arrival of what’s been called the technological singularity. The technological singularity is the idea that technological progress, particularly in artificial intelligence, will reach a tipping point to where …

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Engineering Majors – The Sky’s the Limit with RF Engineering

Space. One of the biggest mysteries of mankind. Are we alone? Will humans ever sustain themelves on mars or other planets? What else is is out there waiting to be explored outside of our solar system? These questions and more lead many young people to pursue a career in engineering. While human space exploration involves the …

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RF Engineers Are Bringing the Internet to the World

More people are online than ever before. At the turn of the century, there were only around 500 million internet users in the whole world. As of 2015, 3.2 billion people had access to the internet according to an estimate by the International Telecommunications Union. Here’s a graph to put that into persective. Almost increasing …

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GaN RF takes market share in mobile wireless infrastructure | Microwave Engineering Europe

The firm forecasts GAN RF power devices will represent nearly 25% of all high-power semiconductors for mobile wireless infrastructure in 2017. “The increasing and critical need for wireless data remains an important market driver,” says Lance Wilson, Research Director at ABI Research. “LTE and the initial building blocks of 5G will fuel the market’s growth …

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