Volume 53 Issue 7 • July 2016

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  • IEEE Spectrum [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

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  • Carbon country [Back Story]

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  • Contributors

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  • Thwarting poachers with data [Spectral Lines]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): 8
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  • Tech companies mull archiving data in DNA [News]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):9 - 11
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  • Analysis shows that U.S. intelligence agencies see less phone metadata [News]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):11 - 12
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  • Europe bets €1 billion on Quantum tech [News]

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  • Google glass is revived in the ER [News]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): 14
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  • No tipping required [The Big Picture]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):16 - 17
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  • Review: dragonfly DACS upgrade your smartphone's audio with these slim digital-to-analog converters [Resources]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):19 - 20
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  • DIY light-based 3D printing an enticing idea turns out to be devilishly complex [Resources_Hands On]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • Strategies for retaining female engineers [Resources_At Work]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): 22
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  • Profile: Kepler Communications [Resources_Startups]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): 23
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  • Flying without kerosene [Numbers Don't Lie]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): 24
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  • Was the internet inevitable? [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): 25
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  • Computing with Carbon Nanotubes

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):26 - 52
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    The silicon semiconductor industry has chugged along for more than 50 years. Like a steamroller, it has trundled over bumps and holes, while defying repeated warnings that it was running out of fuel or was about to be overtaken by flashier competitors. View full abstract»

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  • The puzzle of police body cams

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):32 - 37
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    Police body cameras are popping up everywhere, often to good effect because both police and suspects normally behave better in their presence. No wonder these small devices, enthusiastically endorsed by police, politicians, and civil-rights advocates, have generated a burgeoning industry. Yet people know very little about how and why they work, so the intended and unintended consequences of using ... View full abstract»

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  • 1 Chip 2x the bandwidth

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):38 - 54
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    Today's radio technology has almost nothing in common with its counterpart from a century ago. Countless advances have produced gear that is fantastically smaller, more reliable, and more efficient in its use of power and bandwidth. And yet, one enormous limitation remains from long ago: Radios still can't transmit and receive on the same frequency at the same time. View full abstract»

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  • Why Wi-Fi stinks - and how to fix it

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    Ask consumers in the developed world about their household Wi-Fi connection and they'll likely tell you that lately it seems to be getting worse, not better. Some might even say,"“It stinks!" Even the residents of the White House have Wi-Fi problems. In an interview with the BBC just before Super Bowl 50, First Lady Michelle Obama complained, "It can be a little sketchy. The girls are just irritat... View full abstract»

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  • Hot! Hot! Hot! [Past Forward]

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