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Issue 4 • Date April 2014

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 1 - 3
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  • It's a tough job, but someone has to do it [Back Story]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 4
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 6
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  • The birth of the Institute [Spectral Lines]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 8 - 10
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  • 5G service on your 4G phone? [News]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 13 - 18
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  • Satellites and simulations track miss ing methane [News]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 18 - 20
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  • 5 Earth-imaging start-ups coming to a sky near you [News]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 20 - 21
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  • Biochip vs. superbug

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 22
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  • I am the machine [The Big Picture]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 24 - 25
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  • Patrick Giffis [Rsources_Pofile]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 27 - 28
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  • Mushroom cloud memories [Rsources_Rview]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 29 - 32
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  • Store bits in thin air [Resources_Hands On]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 32 - 34
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  • The city as system [Tchnically Seaking]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 36
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  • Top ten tech cars

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 38 - 47
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    The automakers of the world are tearing the veil off their latest techno marvels, and this year their hottest offering is the automated car. · No sooner did Nissan introduce the world's first steer-by-wire car?????????the Infiniti Q50 highlighted in our 2013 Top Tech Cars?????????than Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn pledged to bring a self-driving car to showrooms by 2020. · As our 2014 ... View full abstract»

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  • A lab on fiber

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 48 - 53
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    Think back to the last time you got a blood test. Maybe you had your cholesterol checked or got screened for infections, heart disease, stroke risk, thyroid troubles, or osteoporosis. Easy, right? A nurse simply drew your blood and shipped the vials to a lab. But behind the scenes, the process gets more complex. Today's laboratory technologies require rooms full of temperature-controlled chemicals... View full abstract»

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  • Dudley Buck and the computer that never was

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 54 - 69
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    Immediately following the Second World War, electrical engineers grappled with a fundamental but open question: How should electronic digital computers be built? What kind of switch would serve best for logic circuits? And what should be used for main memory? View full abstract»

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  • 911 for the 21st Century

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 58 - 64
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    No matter how smart your phone may be, your Mayday call likely relies on an ancient 2400- baud modem to tell emergency responders what they most need to know your location. And as phone technology advances, the problem is getting worse. · An elementary school in Illinois found this out the hard way when a school official called 911 to report that two kindergartners had wandered off. The cal... View full abstract»

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  • Forecasti ng Virality [Dataflow]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 76
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