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In the popular imagination, all engineers are Dilbert: socially stunted idiot savants who sit in cubicles all day, fiddling with numbers on a computer. Part of the problem is that the gulf between technologists and the general public has never been greater. As technologies have become sophisticated to the point of boggling the mind, mainstream press outlets, particularly in the West, have reacted mostly by marginalizing thoughtful technology coverage.

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Spectrum, IEEE  (Volume:46 ,  Issue: 2 )

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Feb. 2009

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