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IEEE Spectrum

Volume 43 Issue 9 • Sept. 2006

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Sept. 2006

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 01
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  • Table of contents - Vol 43, No 9

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):1 - 5
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  • The Back Story: A Career That's No Accident

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 7
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  • Forum

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  • Spectral Lines: Imagining the Future of Technology

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  • Stricter U.S. Gas Standards Stalled

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 15
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  • Duel of the Discs

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  • A Tabletop UV Microscope

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  • Cells on Ice

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  • India Connects to Wireless Internet

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  • The Big Picture: Batteries Included

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • Terror: What's Next

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):24 - 25
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    This paper introduces a report that carefully examines how much of a role advanced technology has in the fight against terrorism. The report suggests that while only a few terrorist scenarios have obvious technical countermeasures, developed societies can count on superior technology in their effort to track, spy and fight terrorists, insurgents and militiamen View full abstract»

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  • Modeling Terrorists

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):26 - 34
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    This paper describes the ongoing research within the US intelligence community on the use of simulators to gain vital insights into the minds and motives of terrorists and the structure and critical links in their organizations. Different forms of software are aimed at military officials, who are already using such programs to train officers and troops, and at intelligence analysts, who are findin... View full abstract»

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  • Nine Cautionary Tales

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):36 - 45
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    This paper describes nine hypothetical terrorist scenarios and describes the difficulty of carrying them out, the likelihood of them happening, and the potential damage to lives and property that they can do View full abstract»

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  • Shrink the Targets

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    Charles Perrow, professor emeritus of sociology at Yale University, expresses his views on fighting global terrorism. Perrow believes that governments should focus on defending against natural calamities and industrial accidents, which are more frequent and disastrous threats. By defending against these eventualities, the damages from terrorist attacks can also be mitigated. Perrow further suggest... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Fellows Survey: Bursting Tech Bubbles Before They Balloon

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):50 - 55
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  • Media: Geek Rhythms

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  • Careers: What's Up, PostDoc?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):60 - 65
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  • Invention: Ultrawideband Upset

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  • Unsystematic engineering [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 84
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