I am honored to participate on the AT&T Black Innovators Panel on Feb. 9. I especially want to highlight two Bell Labs contemporaries on the panel. My friend Dr. Marian Croak pioneered voice-over-IP technology and holds more than 100 patents in the field. Dr. James West is the inventor of the electret transducer microphone that […]
With the bust of Claude Shannon, outside the EECS building at U-M. Shannon is the “father of information theory.” While at MIT, he wrote what is regarded as the most important master’s degree thesis of all time. Born in Michigan, did his undergrad at U-M. This was one bad dude!