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Jeremy Hsu / IEEE Spectrum:
First 3-D-Printed Metal Gun Shows Tech Maturity   —  A 3-D-printed metal gun made by direct metal laser sintering.  —  The world's first 3-D-printed metal gun aims to prove a point about the reliability of 3-D printing technology.  But its makers don't plan on revolutionizing the manufacture …
Nov 7, 2013, 9:00 PMIn context
Robert N. Charette / IEEE Spectrum:
The STEM Crisis Is a Myth   —  You must have seen the warning a thousand times: Too few young people study scientific or technical subjects, businesses can't find enough workers in those fields, and the country's competitive edge is threatened.  —  It pretty much doesn't matter …
Sep 1, 2013, 7:15 AMIn context
Morgen Peck / IEEE Spectrum:
Bitcoin Hits $1 Billion   —  Bitcoin, the world's first open source cryptographic currency, which has been on a tear since the beginning of this year, set a new record for itself yesterday afternoon as the price listed on the largest online exchange rose past US $92.
Mar 30, 2013, 8:40 AMIn context
Steve Mann / IEEE Spectrum:
My “Augmediated” Life   —  What I've learned from 35 years of wearing computerized eyewear  —  Back in 2004, I was awakened early one morning by a loud clatter.  I ran outside, only to discover that a car had smashed into the corner of my house.  As I went to speak with the driver …
Mar 3, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
IEEE Spectrum:
UPDATED: Willow Garage to Shut Down?  Company Says ‘No, Just Changing’   —  Here is Willow's response in full: … While Willow declined to comment on our original story before we posted it, as far as we can tell Willow's response doesn't directly contradict any of the information that multiple sources …
Feb 11, 2013, 9:00 PMIn context
Elise Ackerman / IEEE Spectrum:
Google Glass Features and Apps Still in Flux   —  Babak Parviz, head of the Google Glass project, hints at what to expect next … IEEE Spectrum: What is Google trying to accomplish with Google Glass?  —  Babak Parviz: We wanted to have a device that would do two things that we think would be useful for a lot of people.
Jan 1, 2013, 6:05 PMIn context
Evan Ackerman / Automaton:
Japanese MH-2 Shoulder Robot Wants To Be Your Friend, Literally   —  Nobody likes being alone, and Japanese researchers from Yamagata University are developing a robot to make sure you'll never have to be alone again: the MH-2 wearable miniature humanoid lives on your shoulder and can be remotely inhabited …
May 29, 2012, 5:05 PMIn context
Ryan Leavengood / IEEE Spectrum:
The Dawn of Haiku OS   —  How a volunteer crew brought a crack operating system back  —  It was the summer of 2001, and computer programmer Michael Phipps had a problem: His favorite operating system, BeOS, was about to go extinct.  Having an emotional attachment to a piece of software …
Apr 30, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Tekla S. Perry / IEEE Spectrum:
The Reengineering of Facebook Messages   —  How do you completely redesign the software used by 750 million people—without hitting the pause button?  —  Upgrading any kind of software usually requires that its users stop using it, at least briefly, to enable the new software to replace …
Nov 3, 2011, 6:15 AMIn context
IEEE Spectrum:
Behind Intel's New Random-Number Generator   —  The random-number generator uses digital circuits to stump the smartest hackers  —  Imagine that it's 1995 and you're about to make your very first online purchase.  You open your Netscape browser, sipping coffee as the home page slowly loads.
Sep 1, 2011, 6:35 AMIn context

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