Volume 41 Issue 7 • July 2004

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  • IEEE Spectrum - July 2004

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 01
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  • IEEE Spectrum - July 2004 - Vol 41, No 7 - Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • Contributors

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  • Forum

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  • The all-seeing eye

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  • Boeing runs into turbulence

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):10 - 13
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  • India's new government pledges to continue economic reforms - but investors worry a fractious coalition will be bad for business

    Publication Year: 2004
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    Will India's economic and high-tech boom continue? The country's GNP grew nearly 8 percent last year, and India seemed set to boast a trillion-dollar economy by 2010. But worries about its future set in virtually the moment election results were declared. This is because investors worry a fractious coalition will be bad for business. View full abstract»

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  • A quantum leap for photonics

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):16 - 17
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  • Nanoholes permit remarkable light transmission

    Publication Year: 2004
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  • Photo Essay: Smart Bridge

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • Sensors and sensibility

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):22 - 26
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    Costs, convenience, and security all converge on this: a world with more sensors, bigger databases, and much less privacy. As new technologies and uses of data are being added seemingly every day, the potential for greater abuse is growing. Meanwhile, legal protections are lagging far behind. View full abstract»

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  • We like to watch

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):30 - 34
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    Ubiquitous sensors and massive interlinked databases are propelling us into the post-Orwellian era. Are we ready to know everything about each other? Who will control the tools of surveillance and analysis: governments, corporations, John and Jane Q. Public, or all of the above?. View full abstract»

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  • Synthetic serendipity

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):35 - 44
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    The localizer networks, immersive realities, and wearable computers of 2020 have changed a lot of things. But luck still favors the bold. View full abstract»

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  • Mike Villas's world

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):45 - 48
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    The technologies that define the Southern California dreamscape of "Synthetics Serendipity" - sensor networks, augmented-reality games, wearable computers, and silent messaging - are based on prototypes and products emerging from today's labs. View full abstract»

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  • Resources - tough in the trenches

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):51 - 52
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  • Progress: The Bandwidth of Sign Language

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  • Retaking the field

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):54 - 55
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  • Progress: Scratchy Film

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 56
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  • Tools & Toys: Too close for comfort

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):56 - 57
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  • Edholm's law of bandwidth

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):58 - 60
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  • Please remove your glasses

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  • Retrospective organization [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 72
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