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Glenn Zorpette

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Executive Editor — IEEE Spectrum
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Technology editor & journalist. I also like design, music, photography, food, tradition, ritual, misbehavior & dodos. 2007 Nat'l Mag Award finalist, 1993 winner

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To help doctors better identify patients who will soon need palliative care, Stanford researchers produce a #DeepLearning program running on #NeuralNetworks that predicts when a terminally-ill patient will die.  https://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/diagnostics/stanfords-ai-predicts-death-for-better-end-of-life-care 
The new Balkanization: Russia is attempting to create a new #internet, completely separate and inaccessible to the existing one. @tracy_staedter's astute analysis describes the challenges and likelihood of success  https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/internet/could-russia-really-build-its-own-alternate-internet  https://t.co/DqXKg56XTC
The first lidars cost $75k a pop. But now, many companies are in pursuit of the holy grail of autonomous-car tech: the solid-state, $100 lidar. At #CES2018, @meharris put together a terrific survey of who's doing what.  https://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/sensors/ces-2018-how-a-new-generation-lidars-is-redefining-the-car  https://t.co/T9TTCL5pfF
Intriguing EU program has produced a humanoid robot that works as an assistant to human technicians who maintain the systems in highly automated warehouses. (Seen the Amazon "Electric Dreams" episode "Autofac?")  https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/industrial-robots/kit-armar6-humanoid  https://t.co/D1Q8cLxUsJ
Nice perspective on de Forest and the audion: he was so secretive and covetous of the limelight that he waited for his boss to retire before filing a patent.  http://perhamcollection.historysanjose.org/the-technology/de-forests-audion-tube/   https://twitter.com/IEEEhistory/status/953240966068088832 
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