Issue 04 • April 2019

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  • Front cover

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  • Contents

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  • Even a non-millionaire deserves a great car - [Back Story]

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  • Contributors

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  • How smart is artificial intelligence? Are today's best artificial-intelligence systems as smart as a mouse? A crow? A chimp? A new contest aims to find out - [Spectral Lines]

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  • India races toward universal electrification: Crash program links every Indian household to a troubled power grid - [News]

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  • Facebook pushes networking tech: The company's Terragraph technology will soon be available in commercial gear - [News]

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  • New metals shine in 3D printers: With novel materials, 3D printing can build more products - [News]

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  • Regulators seek ways to down rogue drones: Growing antidrone industry offers radar, remote ID, and other tools - [News]

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  • Form over function - [News]

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  • Become an e-ink stained wretch: Build a simple typewriter with a maker-friendly display - [Resources]

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  • Profile: Scott shawcroft: This developer is squeezing python into microcontrollers

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  • Replica radar: The imperial war museum lets visitors play with a pioneering bomber display - [Resources_Geek Life]

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  • Intel labs' Rich Uhlig: A new director for new computer architectures - [Resources_Q&A]

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  • Now hear this - [Opinion]

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  • IBM Watson, heal thyself: How IBM overpromised and underdelivered on AI health care

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    IN 2014, IBM OPENED swanky new headquarters for its artificial intelligence division, known as IBM Watson. Inside the glassy tower in lower Manhattan, IBMers can bring prospective clients and visiting journalists into the "immersion room," which resembles a miniature planetarium. There, in the darkened space, visitors sit on swiveling stools while fancy graphics flash around the curved screens cov... View full abstract»

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  • Top ten tech cars 2019: Self-driving and electric technologies are infiltrating everyday cars—slowly

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    LIKE A BORED CHILD on a long car trip, an advanced-vehicle enthusiast can be forgiven for asking, "Are we there yet?" The rollout and adoption of cars that use alternative energy or that drive themselves has been maddeningly slow. IEEE Spectrum's Top 10 Tech Cars has also been posing and pondering that question every year. • Alternative-energy cars, at least in the United States, face head winds i... View full abstract»

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  • A medical mini-me one day your doctor could prescribe drugs based on now a biochip version of you reacts

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    You've fallen ill, but neither you nor your doctor know which treatment will work. Which would you rather do-try five different drugs, one at a time, until you find one that treats your illness without serious side effects, or take one drug that's guaranteed to work? You'd opt for that one drug, of course. View full abstract»

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  • Pigeon: Impossible - [Past Forward_by Allison Marsh]

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