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Issue 7 • Date July 2010

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 1 - 3
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  • Legos for a Living [Back story]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 4
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 6
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  • Radio daze

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 8
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 10
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  • Computing the caveman

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 11 - 12
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  • The danger-sensing driver's seat

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 12 - 13
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  • WiMax for smart grids

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 14
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  • The robot baby reality matrix

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 16
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  • Z-RAM takes on DRAM

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 18
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  • One Small step

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 20
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  • Think big, see small [Hands on]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 22 - 23
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  • The king of Comic-Con [Geek life]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 24
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  • Where the jobs are [Careers]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 25
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    Last year, pink slips were seemingly everywhere for engineers and computer scientists, as the likes of Texas Instruments and Microsoft laid off employees in record numbers. Things are better for engineers this year, but the signals are still mixed. Tech companies plan to hire at least as many electrical engineers as last year, but those already laid off are having a hard time finding jobs. And whi... View full abstract»

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  • Review: Alienware M11X [Tools & toys]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 26
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  • Contemplating a dead computer [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 27
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  • The trouble with multi-core

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 28 - 32, 53
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    Designers now accept that although transistors will still get smaller and more numerous on each chip, they aren't going to operate faster than they do toady.And if you tried to incorporate all those transistors into one giant microprocessor, you might well end up with a device that couldn't compute any faster than the chip it was replacing, which explains the shift to assembling them into multiple... View full abstract»

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  • Cellphone crime solvers

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 34 - 39
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    The article tells the story of a homicide case. Forensic evidence was gathered from a cellphone left in the crime scene. The article discusses how to get data from mobile phones. View full abstract»

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  • The world's best gallium nitride

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 40 - 45
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    Want to revolutionize the electronics industry, become a multimillionaire, and earn your place as an immortal in the tech pantheon? Your job is simple: Figure out a cost-effective way to make really good, reasonably large crystals of pure gallium nitride. With such crystals as the foundation for the growth of devices made of the same material, manufacturers would have a far richer yield of the vio... View full abstract»

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  • From bricks to bits

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 46 - 51
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    Lego Universe, an online computer game is due out in October. Lego Universe marks the legendary company NetDevil's first foray into massively multiplayer gaming, and for the iconic building-block maker, it's a major gamble. Most massively multiplayer games cater to an older crowd, where norms of behavior need not be strictly enforced but Lego Universe seeks to capture the grade school set and the ... View full abstract»

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  • Who pays more for wireless? it depends on whom you ask [The data]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 60
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