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Volume 52 Issue 8 • August 2015

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  • IEEE Spectrum [Front Cover]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

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  • What Goes Around [Back Story]

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  • Contributors

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  • The pursuit of excellence

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  • The hard lessons of DARPA's robotics challenge [News]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):11 - 13
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  • Computerized diagnostic aids fail in early test

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  • Old coal's new role

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  • Bamboo-like crystals help tiny chip wires keep shrinking [News]

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  • The Big Picture: bright beams bring Buddhas back

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  • Resources [Dog's Best Friend]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):23 - 24
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  • Take your Pi for a ride [spinning up a raspberry Pi-based cycling computer]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):24 - 25
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  • Engaging with the Sci-Tech of Sci-Fi

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 26
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  • China's maker scene is exploding [rapid growth in maker spaces may herald a tech renaissance]

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  • When innovation fails

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  • We're all data geeks now

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  • Building bloodhound: the fastest car in the world

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    In a suburb of Bristol, in western England, not far from the Welsh border, a band of engineers are building a machine that they hope will make the biggest jump in the century long history of the official world land-speed record, taking it from a smidgen above the speed of sound to 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) per hour. That's roughly the cruising speed of a fighter aircraft, but it's considerabl... View full abstract»

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  • The illuminated cello

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):36 - 41
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    It's a warm summer evening in New York City, and the visual artist Erika Harrsch is having dinner with Meric Adriansen, an engineer and managing partner of the lighting design company D3 LED. Adriansen's company specializes in sophisticated LED installations for advertising and public art. After dinner, the two stroll through Times Square, where Adriansen points out a few of his company's immense,... View full abstract»

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  • How to compute with data you can't see

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):42 - 47
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    The article states that Web applications could increase security by keeping data encrypted even during computations. View full abstract»

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  • A globe spanning super grid

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):48 - 54
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    Reports abound of homeowners and businesses unplugging from the power grid and opting instead to generate and store their own electricity. Such grid defections may make sense in places where electricity rates are sky-high or service is spotty. But for just about everywhere else, it's far more sensible to do the very opposite: interconnect regional electricity networks to form a globespanning super... View full abstract»

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  • And now this...

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 64
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