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Issue 12 • Date December 2013

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  • Engineering & Technology [Front Cover]

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  • Table of contents

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  • Editor's letter

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  • World news

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  • The bigger picture

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  • News

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  • The graphic

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  • From lab to real life: IET celebrates innovation [News]

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  • Technology initiative inspires british museum visitors [News]

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  • Light-emitting carpets mark the way forward [News Briefing]

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  • Defence-dependent firms set out survival strategies [Business Focus]

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  • Philippines faced with mammoth challenge of typhoon recovery [News Analysis]

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  • Number news

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  • Comment [Everyone Has Their Part to Play in Shared Vision for Renewables]

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  • For [Come for Manchester to be at the heart of UK Tech Innovation]

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  • Your letters

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  • Watch clever

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    The recent arrival of several new contenders to the smartwatch scene sees two market sectors on a collision course. Toward the end of last summer, Samsung launched its Galaxy Gear, a tiny touchscreen computer designed for wrists hoping to carve out a new market for wearable smartphone accessories, while Adidas unveiled the MiCoach Smart Run, a souped-up sports watch that shares many of the styling... View full abstract»

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  • Is this a wind up?

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    The smartwatch has been seen as 'the next big thing' in consumer tech for several years. In fact, a number of devices have already been launched by LG, Sony and Kickstarter company Pebble. In September, Samsung launched the Galaxy Gear at Berlin's IFA consumer technology trade show. View full abstract»

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  • XII things you (probably) didn't know

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  • Time to panic?

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    Ever since the creation of the Watchmakers Guild of Geneva in 1601, the global focus, the epicentre of the watch-making industry has been Switzerland. Although Swiss influence on the international market has varied over the centuries from undisputed mastery to almost total inconsequentiality, today its status as the main player is beyond question. While China and Asia are critical export markets f... View full abstract»

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  • Interview

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  • Standing in the way of control

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    On 1 November 2013 a US drone strike in the tribal areas of Pakistan led to the high-profile death of Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud. On a political level, the event waylaid any potential for Afghan peace talks, but also served to reinforce civilian concerns. Are we ready to face a world of machines that think for themselves? View full abstract»

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  • Photo Essay

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  • Re-engineering data storage

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    The biggest single recent change in enterprise storage has been the growth in use of flash memory both on its own and in solid state drives (SSDs), but it has not always delivered fully on its promise. This is partly due to a mistaken belief that SSDs are inevitably more reliable than HDDs (see p62), but storage vendors are also culpable through over-hyping the products and failing to convey accur... View full abstract»

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  • Deep space mine...

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):63 - 67
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    In May last year, a spacecraft called Dragon made history. Developed by Space X, a California-based private space transport company, the craft became the first commercial spacecraft to ferry cargo between the International Space Station and Earth. View full abstract»

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Engineering & Technology is the IET's flagship magazine featuring analysis, news, innovation announcements, job advertisements and careers advice.

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Dickon Ross
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