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The Crazy Story of How Soviet Russia Bugged an American Embassy’s Typewriters

The NSA engineer who discovered the Cold War scheme came away with admiration for his adversary’s ingenuity.

Publish date: 01/08/2020

Startup Lowers the Cost of Cloud Services by Harnessing Idle Computers

Nakamoto & Turing Lab’s Pekka computer-sharing platform connects customers with rented machines.

Publish date: 01/08/2020

Martin Murillo Brings Bolivian Villages the Internet

He leads an IEEE project that links remote health centers.

Publish date: 01/06/2020

Machine Learning Engineers Win Silicon Valley’s Salary Race, But Top Salaries Drop Since Last Year

A review of Silicon Valley’s tech jobs for 2019 shows it isn’t just companies headquartered here competing for engineers.

Publish date: 12/30/2019

Arizona Man Sues State Agency Over Right to Call Himself an Engineer

The suit is the latest to position an individual against a state agency responsible for engineering licensing regulations and enforcement.

Publish date: 12/30/2019

What Programming Languages Do You Need to Work in Data Science?

Data science employers want their software engineers to know Python, along with Hadoop, R, and Spark, but the picture is changing quickly.

Publish date: 12/30/2019

This Gift Will Help Your Aspiring Engineer Learn Technology

Know someone that is hard to shop for? We have the perfect gift for you.

Publish date: 12/13/2019

Power Electronics Pioneer’s Inventions Have Made Renewable Energy More Affordable

IEEE Fellow Frede Blaabjerg received the Global Energy Prize for his contributions.

Publish date: 12/11/2019

What Are Your Options for Cognitive Enhancement?

Some technologists use psychedelics to boost creativity and productivity. Here’s how to get similar benefits through more conventional approaches.

Publish date: 12/11/2019

Who’s Hiring Engineers? (TSMC, Oracle, Ikea) Who’s Firing Them? (HP, WeWork, Symantec)

Checking in on engineering job news as 2019 draws to a close.

Publish date: 12/11/2019