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Issue 8 • Date May 10 2008

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  • Engineering & Technology - front cover

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  • Table of contents

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  • Technology like you've never seen [editorial]

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  • Briefing

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  • Out of mind out of sight

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):12 - 15
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  • The factory of dreams

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):16 - 19
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    For over one hundred years the technology of 'throwing' a moving picture onto a wall remained largely unchanged, enhanced only by such developments as sound and colour. But in May 2002, 'Star Wars Episode II, Attack of the Clones', entered history as the very first all-digital live-action feature film. Not a single roll of film was exposed during production, and in digitally-equipped cinemas only ... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering the void

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):20 - 23
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  • Feedback

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):24 - 25
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  • If you ask me

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 26
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  • The global engineer

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 27
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  • Gadgets

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):28 - 29
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  • E-doctor's tips

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):30 - 31
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  • A test of mettle

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  • Switch cycle

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):36 - 37
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  • All the fun of the fair

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):38 - 41
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  • Innovation hotbed

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):42 - 44
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  • The high price of oil

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):46 - 49
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    The surging price of oil appears to be at the root of all our economic woes, but there may be darker days ahead. In recent months, world oil prices have broken the $100 per barrel barrier for crude oil; it was only spring last year that the price of crude was around the $50 a barrel mark. Goldman Sachs recently said: "$200 a barrel could be a reality in the not-too-distant future in the case of a ... View full abstract»

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  • The man with the plan?

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):50 - 51
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    With the UK utility sector about to embark on a drive for renewables, the man holding the lead is John Hutton, secretary of state for business, energy and reform. The current framework ensures that no company can dominate energy production, generation or supply, that consumers can switch suppliers easily and quickly to get a better deal, and that third party suppliers have equal and fair access to... View full abstract»

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  • Fuelling the dilemma

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):52 - 53
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  • Changing platforms

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):54 - 57
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  • Profile

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):58 - 60
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    International law firm Osborne Clark has made astute use of BPM (business process management) technology to facilitate the transition from largely paper-based operations to a processed managed document and content system. The author explains how IT and culture changes were made complimentary. View full abstract»

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  • Our flexible friends

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):62 - 67
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  • The broadband Olympics

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):68 - 71
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  • Roaming in Beijing

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):72 - 73
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    The mass of people descending on Beijing for the 2008 Olympics provides a great opportunity for mobile phone network operators to provide a variety of roaming services. Event roamers are a segmented, captive market that all share a common interest, in this case the Olympics. All the roamers will have common needs, such as finding their way around and enjoying the event. This presents operators wit... View full abstract»

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  • Too ill to take time off?

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):74 - 77
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Dickon Ross
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