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Issue 10 • Date November 2013

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  • Engineering & Technology [Front Cover]

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  • Page plan [Table of contents]

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  • Editor's letter

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  • World news

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  • The bigger picture [News Briefing]

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  • News [News Briefing]

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  • Eye-tracking test for schizophrenia wins business award [News Briefing]

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  • The graphic [Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter]

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  • News

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  • Number news [News Briefing]

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  • Business focus [News Finance]

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  • News briefing

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  • Watch this space - china in ascendant while us declines [News Analysis]

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  • Your letters

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  • For and Against

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  • Comment [Opinion First Person]

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  • Identity crisis?

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    IDENTITY THEFT and identity fraud have come a long way in the last decade. It was only 2004 when UK card issuers were warning everyone to be careful with their shiny new PINs as the EMV (Europay/MasterCard/Visa) smartcard security system - better known as Chip & PIN, and it seems a lifetime ago. The driving forces behind the escalation of fraud have been the Internet and, more specifically, so... View full abstract»

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  • Warding off fraud

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    The healthcare industry is under attack, with imposters, fraudsters and cyber-criminals pretending to be people they are not to acquire personal patient data. But the ID theft clampdown has begun. The migration to electronic medical records is an important transition for the healthcare industry. Not only is it aimed at making healthcare more efficient and improving the quality of patient care, but... View full abstract»

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  • The invisible [Infrastructure Cyber Security]

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    The media has been full of reports of cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure, but the fear is that there is far worse to come. The article considers UK government strategy for dealing with threats which include worms and malware. View full abstract»

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  • The state vs the people

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    This summer of 2013 brought into focus a conflict that has lurked in the background for over a decade. The individual's right to privacy versus his or her security is now officially on society's agenda. The line between protection and prying has never been more blurred. This is most apparent on the the Internet - that vexed playground that offers unprecedented potential for both freedom (to the po... View full abstract»

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  • Uninvited guests

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    Many consumer electronics companies are launching 'smart' versions of their appliances. TVs, washing machines, dryers, refrigerators, ovens, and vacuum cleaners - virtually any consumer electronic device can be made smart, by being fitted with a powerful embedded computer designed to be always on and networked via the Internet. But what are the implications for consumers if any of these devices wa... View full abstract»

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  • Interview

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  • Less is more in the real world

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    Big data sets are valued for the patterns and trends that they reveal when analysed by equally massive computing resources, but scientists are now questioning whether bigger is always better when it comes to deriving value from the analogue world. View full abstract»

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  • The first modern war

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    IN 1854, BRITISH industrialist Henry Bessemer met Napoleon III. Bessemer had designed a new type of artillery shell, and after the French generals had shown little interest in the product, the inventor decided to pitch the idea to the Emperor himself. View full abstract»

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  • Feed the world

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    With a growing population demanding more food, and an agricultural community constrained by lack of land and water while battling demands for greater sustainability the challenge of feeding the world is falling at the feet of engineers. Computer vision will allow agricultural machinery to spray crops with less pesticides as they can differentiate between the weeds and the crops. View full abstract»

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Dickon Ross
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