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Once again, we had a booth at the IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium, this time around in Phoenix, Arizona. As always, we were showing off the website, this time with new, responsive design.  As you can see, we had laptops and iPads and phones for demos, and we even gave away an iPad mini.

In a new twist, it was also Red Nose Day.  The idea here is to have a bit of fun and silliness and donate to help fund organizations that help children around the world.  Here’s a few of our friends from the University of Hawaii getting into the spirit!


Need even more about our experience this year? Get ALL the details and even more great pictures over at the Unknown Editor’s Recap column.


IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2014

…in beautiful Tampa, Florida!  I attended the IMS this year with big news – well, big news to the microwave engineering community.  Our site,, has entered into a partnership with the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.  What does this mean to the average viewer?  Well, for one thing, our broken message board will… Continue Reading

Ada Lovelace Day

Today is Ada Lovelace Day. Who was Ada? From Wikipedia: She is today appreciated as the “first programmer” since she was writing programs—that is, manipulating symbols according to rules—for a machine that Babbage had not yet built. She also foresaw the capability of computers to go beyond mere calculating or number-crunching while others, including Babbage… Continue Reading

IEEE/PCS in Hawaii

It really feels real, now! After a lot of prep and many team meetings, conference calls, budget discussions, etc., the IEEE/PCS IPCC 2009 conference registration is finally open! Register now to save money – early registration discounts end June 1st. I’m particularly excited about our keynote speaker Blaise Aguera y Arcas from Microsoft LiveLabs. You… Continue Reading

Engineer’s Week

Wow, Engineer’s Week (February 15 – 21, 2009) snuck right up on me this year! Celebrating engineering in all its forms, there will be events all around the U.S. Here in Tucson, I’ll be participating in Mall Day once again for the IEEE. I somehow ended up as custodian of our section’s Jacob’s Ladder: There… Continue Reading

IEEE PCS in Hawaii

The 2009 International Professional Communication Conference will be hosted by the IEEE/Professional Communication Society this July in Honolulu, Hawaii. Our theme is “Po’okela: Promoting excellence in communication practice and theory”. There’s still time to submit paper proposals – the deadline isn’t until January 30th, a full 2 days away. The submission process is all online,… Continue Reading