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The Scoop on Keeping an Ice Cream Factory Cool

Working in an ice cream factory is a dream for anyone who enjoys the frozen dessert. For control systems engineer Patryk Borkowski, a job at the biggest ice cream company in the world is also a great way to put his automation expertise to use. Patryk Borkowski Employer: Unilever, Colworth Science Park, in Sharnbrook, England Occupation:...

Sun Feb 25, 2024 19:28
Science Fiction Short: Hijack

Computers have grown more and more powerful over the decades by pushing the limits of how small their electronics can get. But just how big can a computer get? Could we turn a planet into a computer, and if so, what would we do with it? In considering such questions, we go beyond normal technological projections and into the realm of outright...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 19:51
High-performance Data Acquisition for DFOS

Join us for an insightful webinar on high-speed data acquisition in the context of Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing (DFOS) and learn more about the critical role that high-performance digitizers play in maximizing the potential of DFOS across diverse applications. The webinar is co-hosted by Professor Aldo Minardo, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli,...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 20:56
Video Friday: Pedipulate

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months. Please send us your events for inclusion. HRI 2024: 11–15 March 2024, BOULDER, COLO.Eurobot Open 2024: 8–11 May 2024, LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, FRANCEICRA...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 19:47
Remembering Jung Uck Seo, Former IEEE Region 10 Director

Jung Uck Seo, who served as 2003–2004 IEEE Region 10 director, died on 11 January at the age of 70. While working at Korea Telecom, the IEEE Life Fellow led the development of the TDX-1 digital telephone switching system. Later he worked to commercialize the code division multiple access method of encoding data sources. CDMA, known as 2G, allowed...

Thu Feb 22, 2024 23:23
Profiteering Hampers U.S. Grid Expansion

The United States is not building enough transmission lines to connect regional power networks. The deficit is driving up electricity prices, reducing grid reliability, and hobbling renewable energy deployment. At the heart of the problem are utility companies that refuse to pursue interregional transmission projects, and sometimes even impede...

Thu Feb 22, 2024 18:07

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