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IEEE Spectrum

Volume 53 Issue 9 • September 2016

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Front cover

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  • Table of contents

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  • Seeking Anecdotal Evidence [Back Story]

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  • Contributors

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  • Advertisement [The COMSOL Conference 2016 Boston ]

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  • Cognitive enhancement on the (Pokémon) go

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  • Transistors could stop shrinking in 2021

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  • Three ways to build an artificial kidney

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  • Sniffing out grid attacks

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  • Life flight [The Big Picture]

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  • Where the tech jobs are: 2016

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  • DIY emergency button

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  • Hackers show off new tricks

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  • When glitches make good art

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  • Addio to the Mediterranean diet

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  • Why Give Engineers Awards?

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  • Twistable wings take flight

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    More than a century ago, the first aviation pioneers figured out a way to use rigid wings with flaps to generate enough force to lift a heavy craft into the sky. It was one of the great advances in human history and also the beginning of a new era in transportation. Airplanes, and the airline industry that depends on them, are now among the world's largest businesses, with air travel producing ove... View full abstract»

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  • A new kind of juice

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    In this paper, a brain-stimulation gadget for athletes was discussed. A new gadget called Halo Sport, a seemingly ordinary headphones that send a trickle of electric current into brain's motor cortex. That current will stimulate the neurons that send movement commands to muscles, making the brain better at transmitting those commands. In transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS), anode and ca... View full abstract»

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  • Bridging Africa's broadband divide

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    At Mulanje Secondary School, in Malawi's verdant tea-growing district, something remarkable is happening: Students and teachers now have broadband access to the Internet for the first time, thanks to an over-the-air network that connects the school with a telecom provider in a nearby town. Installed last year, the network transmits signals over unused portions of the television spectrum-known as T... View full abstract»

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  • The surprising story of the first microprocessors

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    By the end of the 1960s, a single MOS integrated circuit could contain 100 or more logic gates, each containing multiple transistors, making the technology particularly attractive for building computers. These chips with their many components were given the label LSI, for large-scale integration. View full abstract»

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  • Leave the driving to us

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