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Volume 35 Issue 7 • July 1998

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Front cover

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): c1
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  • Newslog

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):2 - 4
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):6 - 8
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  • (Re)butting Heads Over Privacy

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):10 - 13
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  • Digital Aids To Quilting Design

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 13
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  • Washington watch

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):16T2 - 16T4
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  • Clock speed [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 18
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  • Art & technology

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 19
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    NOT SINCE THE DEVELOPMENT of photography has there been such a metamorphosis of artistic media as has been wrought by the introduction of electrotechnology. The rapid and drastic technological advances made from 1960 to the present forever extended the bounds of contemporary art, and in so doing, have redefined both art and artist. Art is a response to the society in which it was created, so it fo... View full abstract»

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  • The engineer as catalyst: Billy Kluver on working with artists

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):20 - 29
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    The article discusses the work of Billy Kluver, technological guru of the Art & Technology movement. While employed by Bell Laboratories in the 1960s, this accomplished engineer found himself collaborating with major artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg on ways of incorporating the latest technological advances into works of visual and performance art. The article includes descript... View full abstract»

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  • Technology for art's sake

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):30 - 37
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    Since Kluver's work in the 1960s, technology is now more easily in reach of the artists themselves. The paper examines how artists of the past three decades have successfully blended technology into their work and what these works may say about the effects of technology on society. View full abstract»

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  • vBNS: not your father's Internet

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):38 - 46
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    The very-high-performance Backbone Network Service (vBNS) is an important part of ongoing efforts by government, industry, and academia to push the state of the art in Internet technologies and academic research applications. It is dedicated to serving research and education institutions whose scientific endeavors require networking performance not possible or not practical with commercial network... View full abstract»

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  • Virtual meetings with desktop conferencing

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):47 - 56
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    Teleconferencing has come a long way since its early days as little more than three-way calling services over the telephone. Today's virtual meetings boil down to collaborative computing on desktops or laptop computers. Using the communications protocol of the Internet, today's desktop conferencing can incorporate audio, video, shared documents and engineering drawings, whiteboard for diagrams, an... View full abstract»

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  • The practical engineer

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 57
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  • Tracking the right clues with exploratory data analysis

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):58 - 65
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    This alternative to traditional statistical analyses is guided by clues uncovered in the course of an investigation. Exploratory data analysis can be likened to the examination of a crime scene. Just as a good detective approaches an investigation with an open mind and as few preconceived notions as possible, so, too, should data analysis be guided by clues uncovered in the course of the investiga... View full abstract»

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  • How to model and simulate microgyroscope systems

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):66 - 75
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    An accurate physical model of a micro-electromechanical system can save valuable design time and slash the number of foundry runs needed for characterization. Using a set of existing simulators and field solvers, the authors developed a method for modeling the mechanical and electrical properties of their microgyroscope. View full abstract»

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  • Web sights

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 76
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  • Recent books

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):76T3 - 76T6
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  • EE's tools and toys

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):77 - 80
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  • Faults & failures

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):87 - 88
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    The nuclear weapons tests conducted by India on 11 and 13 May and by Pakistan on 28 and 30 May have raised a host of complex, far-ranging issues: whether the world’s nuclear nonproliferation regime has been breached irreparably; why national intelligence organizations such as the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency failed to predict the Indian tests; why world leaders so signally failed to anticipate... View full abstract»

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  • Coming in Spectrum

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 94
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