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Volume 41 Issue 11 • Nov. 2004

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 01
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  • IEEE Spectrum - Nov. 2004 - Vol 41, No 11 - Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):5 - 7
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  • The Back Story: Electrical Engineering's Identity Crisis

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 9
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 12
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  • Spectral Lines: Bringing you the magic

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 14
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  • Lost Radio Contact Leaves Pilots on Their Own

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):16 - 17
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  • Life scientist takes helm at MIT

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  • Eyeglasses on the cheap [tabletop lens molding]

    Publication Year: 2004
    Cited by:  Patents (1)
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  • Canon and Toshiba go their own way in flat panels

    Publication Year: 2004
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  • Danish wind turbines take unfortunate turn

    Publication Year: 2004
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  • The view from the top [technology forecasting]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):36 - 38
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    This article presents interviews with the leading thinkers from science and engineering world to gather their opinions about technologies that evolved vastly and will have the biggest impact in the coming decades. This article specifically talks about the continuous growth of integrated circuits. View full abstract»

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  • 10 tech companies for the next 10 years

    Publication Year: 2004
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    The paper presents a list of the 10 most daring tech start-ups. The field was narrowed down by considering technological innovations in conjunction with the people who have bet on them: people, unlike new ideas, have track records that can be vetted. The 10 companies are as follows: (1) Microvision Inc.; (2) Cybernetix; (3) Lumileds Lighting LLC; (4) MeshNetworks Inc.; (5) Magiq Technologies Inc.;... View full abstract»

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  • Spectrum R-D 100 [R&D spending]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):61 - 65
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    All companies listed on the US stock markets may have to begin figuring stock outlays into their R&D expenses following the enactment of a new rule proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, which establishes US accounting standards. The looming prospect of this new corporate accounting practice is already buffeting R&D in a way that few other developments have over the past hal... View full abstract»

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  • Electrical engineering's identity crisis - when does a vast and vital profession become unrecognizably diffuse?

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):66 - 73
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    More than a century ago, electrical engineering was so much simpler. As electrical engineering begins to blend with various subject areas such as biology, quantum physics and materials science to establish entirely new disciplines and branches of electronics, there are concerns that the EE profession may become "diffused". This paper provides a perspective on the essence of what it means to be an ... View full abstract»

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  • Write and wrong [technological breakthroughs]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):74 - 80
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    This paper describes some of the technological breakthroughs that were predicted by IEEE Spectrum over its 40 year existence. These include the cryogenic chips, electric cars, breeder nuclear reactors, the Internet, random-access read write memories, geniponics, compact discs, high definition television, space stations, home robots, broadband networks, World Wide Web, and interactive television. View full abstract»

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  • Tools & Toys: Gifts for the Holidays

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):86 - 94
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  • Patents lite - Aussies pioneer a cheap and easy way to protect inventions

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):94 - 95
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  • Careers - from Dilbert to Da Vinci

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):96 - 98
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  • Does Google Like Me? [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 136
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