Volume 42 Issue 7 • July 2005

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  • IEEE Spectrum - July 2005

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 01
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  • Table of contents - Vol 42, No 7

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • The Back Story: Movies, Monoliths, and Mission Control

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 5
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 6
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  • Spectral Lines: Building Better Lie Detectors With Neuroscience?

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 8
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  • Take this car and plug it [plug-in hybrid vehicles]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):10 - 13
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  • High-Tech Faberge

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 11
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  • A match made in packets - coming soon: cellular handsets that can use a Wi-Fi network

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):14 - 16
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  • Perils of plutonium [spent nuclear fuel storage]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):16 - 17
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  • The nanotech patent trap

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  • Photo Essay: Sand Biscuit

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • Eternal bits [digital files preservation]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):22 - 27
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    The MIT Libraries is addressing the problem of maintaining and sharing digital content over the long haul with a project called DSpace. For this digital repository, a simple, open-source software application was built that not only accepts digital materials and makes them available on the Web but also puts them into a data management regime that helps to preserve them for generations to come. Othe... View full abstract»

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  • The greening of GE [alternative energy]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):28 - 33
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    General Electric (GE) Co., is now focused on alternative energy resources as it has begun manufacturing wind turbines and photovoltaics, invested in hydrogen fuel cells, and become a leader in the development of gasification equipment that could double the efficiency of coal-fired power plants and even capture their greenhouse gases. The company launched the ecomagination initiative, described as ... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering EverQuest: online gaming demands heavyweight data centers

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):34 - 39
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    This paper describes how engineers keep a half million people from all over the world playing EverQuest, a best-selling computer game played over the Internet. Developed by Sony Online Entertainment, EverQuest has not only become a dominant force in the entertainment business but has also become a social phenomenon. It takes 13 data centers and more than 1500 servers located around the world to ru... View full abstract»

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  • Genius on the block: the foundations of the computing age go up for auction

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):40 - 45
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    In February 2005, the biggest private collection of some of the most important documents in the history of computing and telecommunications went up for sale at Christie's auction house in New York City. These documents include an unpublished 1809 manuscript on the influential Jacquard loom written by Joseph Marie Jacquard himself, a signed first edition of Karel Capek's RUR: Rossum's Universal Rob... View full abstract»

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  • The end of AT&T: Ma Bell may be gone, but its innovations are everywhere

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):46 - 51
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    This paper looks back at AT&T's unparalleled history of research and innovation in the field of telecommunications following its acquisition by SBC Communications Inc. During the company's heyday, from 1925 to the mid-1980s, AT&T through Bell Labs brought us innovations and discoveries that changed the way we live and broadened our understanding of the universe. The list of innovations fea... View full abstract»

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  • Resources: wages in the United States grow only slightly, while China and India see double-digit increases

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):53 - 54
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  • Read my lips [lip-syncing]

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  • Software patents don't compute: no clear boundary between math and software exists

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):56 - 58
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  • Progress: Solving A Knotty Problem

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 58
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  • Software: Tiger Trials

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):59 - 60
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  • Sci/Tech Museums

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 62
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  • The dream [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 76
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