Volume 43 Issue 12 • Dec. 2006

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Dec. 2006

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  • Table of contents - Vol 43, No 12

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  • The Back Story: A Genius for Doing Good

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  • Forum

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  • Spectral Lines: IBM's New Motto: Think...About How Others Think

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  • Showdown On The Energy Frontier

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 15
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  • Tech Start-ups Spurn NASDAQ for London

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  • India Shoots for the Moon

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  • Changing Photographic Landscape

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  • Parking 2.0

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  • The Big Picture: Just Charge It

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • The Insomniacs

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    At the heart of Sony's new Playstation 3 (PS3) gaming console is the powerful new Cell Broadband Engine microprocessor, which is capable of doing up to 192 billion floating-point operations per second. The biggest challenge for game developers at Insomniac is programming the Cell to create addictive and eye-popping PS3 games that showcase the power of the new processor. Packing nine processors ont... View full abstract»

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  • Doing Well by Doing Good

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  • How Bell Labs Missed the Microchip

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    During the 1950s and 1960s, Jack A. Morton was vice president of electronic technology at Bell Telephone Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ. Morton led the company's effort to transform the transistor from a promising research curiosity into a reliable commercial product that eventually revolutionized electronics. Morton was such a strong, intimidating leader that he could make incorrect decisions an... View full abstract»

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  • Bits on the Big Screen

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):42 - 48
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    Digital cinema is poised to take the movie industry by storm with the introduction of the first specification for digital cinema in July 2005. To create the specification, the digital cinema initiatives was established by seven major studios, Disney, Fox, MGM, Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal, and Warner Brothers studios. The initiative set a quality threshold, specified a video c... View full abstract»

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  • Careers: Who Dares, Wins

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  • Websights: Virtually Private

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):52 - 55
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  • Tools and Toys: Better Safe Than Sorry

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  • Invention: Patently Obvious

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  • Technically Speaking: It's a Wiki, Wiki World

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