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Volume 51 Issue 2 • Feb. 2014

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • Special delivery [Back Story]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 4
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 6
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  • Remember the reader - Donald Christiansen and the making of IEEE Spectrum [Spectral Lines]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):8 - 12
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  • Small swiss supercomputer shows the way ahead on efficiency

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):13 - 14
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  • NSA surveillance sparks talk of nat ional internets

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):14 - 16
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  • New probes replace surgeons' sense of touch

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):16 - 18
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  • The deepest dark detector

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 20
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  • Chet Kanojia [Resources]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):21 - 22
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  • The 3-D view from above [Resources_Hands On]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • Q&A: Edgar Lobaton [Resources_Innovation]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 24
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  • All hail Nikola Tesla! [Resources_Geek Life]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 26
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  • The city as computer [Technically Speaking]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 28
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  • Snapping up Kodak

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):30 - 62
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    In January 2012, Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, having succumbed to a digital revolution in photography that it had helped to start. But the company's managers still hoped to escape from bankruptcy and have another shot at greatness by selling part of a portfolio of patents that experts valued as high as US $4.5 billion. Eleven months later, those roughly 1700 patents (together ... View full abstract»

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  • Matter made to order

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):34 - 58
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    For a century or more, nearly all technological advances have depended on our ability to produce and manipulate the vast variety of materials that nature has given us. Nowhere is that dependence more evident than in the field of electronics. From a smorgasbord of semiconductors, polymers, and metals, we've been able to create a dazzling array of circuitry that now underpins pretty much every aspec... View full abstract»

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  • Dream jobs 2014

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):39 - 48
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    Happy engineers are all alike; each unhappy engineer is unhappy in his own way, Tolstoy might have said. Actually, the opposite is closer to the truth. Those who are dissatisfied all tend to spend their days pining for positions that are more challenging or fulfilling. Those who enjoy their work derive satisfaction in many different ways. . The profiles we present in this year's Dream Jobs report ... View full abstract»

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  • A day in the life of digi-key

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):50 - 56
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    In the 42 years since its founding, Digi-Key Corp. has grown-and grown-into one of the world's largest electronic-component distributors. Its online catalog features nearly a million parts and products. Last year it sold US $1.6 billion worth of merchandise to more than half a million customers in 170 countries. And the vast majority of Digi-Key's offerings are kept in stock, available for immedia... View full abstract»

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  • Who's writing Linux? [Data Flow]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 72
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