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  • Bellingcat Crowdsources Spycraft, Scales Up Sleuthing

    Spies, gumshoes and hard-driving investigative reporters—no matter how amazing they may be at their jobs—all suffer one inescapable drawback: They don’t scale. …

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  • A Passionate Proponent of Professional Ethics for Engineers

    Walter Elden THE INSTITUTE Since the 1970s, Walter Elden has been one of the staunchest supporters of providing professional ethics…

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  • A New Laser For More Efficient Communications

    Novel devices known as topological lasers can prove more efficient at shining light than conventional lasers. Now scientists have created…

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  • Video Friday: Spot Meets BTS

    Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a…

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  • New AR System Alters Sight, Sound and Touch

    There’s the typical pitter-patter sound that comes from a person drumming their fingers along a tabletop. But what if this…

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