Volume 41 Issue 2 • Feb. 2004

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  • IEEE Spectrum - February 2004

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 01
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  • IEEE Spectrum - Feb. 2004 - volume, 41 number 2 - Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 5
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  • Spectral Lines: Making a Difference

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 7
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 8
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  • Energy Answer - Blowing in the Wind

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):10 - 12
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  • Digital Television Wins Holiday Sweepstakes

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 11
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  • Sight for sore ears [visual aids for the blind]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):13 - 14
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  • Psyching out computer chess players

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):14 - 15
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  • A static RAM says goodbye to data errors [radiation induced soft errors]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):16 - 17
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  • Mobile Phone System Passes Texas Test

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):18 - 21
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  • The attractions of technology [engineering/technology survey -professionals and students]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):22 - 25
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  • Photo Essay: Wish You Were Here

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):26 - 27
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  • Dream Jobs 2004

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 28
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  • Steve Sullivan: shaping the future of the movies [special effects]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):29 - 30
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    This article profiles Steve Sullivan, who carries out research in digital movie production and special effects for Industrial Light and Magic. Steve works with artists, directors, and celebrities; pushing the state of the art in moviemaking at a company with the clout to influence the future of the industry; and sees the results of his work on the big screen. It outlines his educational and profes... View full abstract»

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  • Lau Kofoed Kierstein: playtime in the land of Lego

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):30 - 31
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    A career change from acoustics to toy making delighted Kierstein-and children all over the world. View full abstract»

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  • John Gage: he is the network

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):32 - 33
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    Traveling the world for Sun Microsystems, Gage is the Johnny Appleseed of the Information Age. View full abstract»

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  • Karl Stakkope: engineer in paradise

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):33 - 34
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    From bringing wind farms on line to sending broadband data over power lines, he is changing the way Hawaiian Electric runs its business. View full abstract»

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  • Yoshihiro Kuroki: dancing with robots

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):34 - 35
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    Yoshihiro Kuroki is fulfilling his lifelong vision to build a personal humanoid robot at Sony's Entertainment Robot Co. View full abstract»

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  • Jim Newman: call of the sea

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):35 - 36
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    His lifelong fascination with the ocean became his career: designing robotic vehicles for deep-sea research. View full abstract»

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  • Venkataraman Balaji: fighting drought with technology

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):36 - 37
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    His efforts span Asia and Africa, as he deploys information and communication technology on behalf of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics. View full abstract»

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  • Julie Payette: geek in space [astronaut engineer profile]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):38 - 39
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    This article profiles the background and career of astronaut Julie Payette. She is a mission specialist with NASA and the Canadian Space Agency. It describes her activities aboard the International Space Station in 1999, and her current duties and continued training. View full abstract»

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  • Dennis Shelden: turning dreams into reality

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):39 - 40
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    The structures designed by Gehry Partners seem impossible to build-and they might be, were it not for technologists like Shelden. View full abstract»

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  • Dave Fruehling: His job rocks!

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):40 - 41
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    Dave Fruehling is a short-haired electrical engineer, a mild-mannered systems architect at Line 6, the electric guitar and amplifier company. Like most of the other engineers at Line 6, Freuhling is also a guitar player, and uses both his talents on the job. View full abstract»

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  • The Web within the Web

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):42 - 46
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    Only a small percentage of all commercial transactions is done online now, but new technology, in the form of Web services, is changing that. View full abstract»

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