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Articles from MIT Technology Review (November 1, 2014)

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A strange new material that's super-strong and super-light: nanostructured ceramics could be used to build better airplanes and batteries. Bourzac, Katherine 569
Algorithm awareness: how the news feed on Facebook decides what you get to see. Karahalios, Karrie 408
At ease with automation: the economist Robert Solow has been arguing for more than half a century that technology will not spell the end of middle-class jobs. Brief article 301
Audi drives innovation on the shop floor: a carmaker's automated body shop illustrates how German manufacturing is moving forward. Juskalian, Russ Case study 1065
Cheap natural gas boosts manufacturing: companies that use natural gas as a raw material find the U.S. an increasingly attractive place to be. Byrnes, Nanette 459
Cheap scratch-resistant displays: ultrathin sapphire laminates could lead to new screen covers that are harder to break. Bullis, Kevin 500
China's GMO stockpile: with its world-leading research investments and vast size, China will dominate the future of genetically modified food--despite the resistance of its population. Talbot, David 3837
Confessional in the palm of your hand: sure, people say some nasty things in anonymous apps, but the good far outweighs the bad. Metz, Rachel 1518
Farm hand. Brief article 125
Five most popular stories. Letter to the editor 479
From the editor. Editorial 618
Fun with food: playful new cooking based on traditional methods and weird ingredients will supplant the industrial techniques that dominated modernist cuisine. Kummer, Corby 2022
How human-robot teamwork will upend manufacturing: robots are starting to collaborate with human workers in factories, offering greater efficiency and flexibility. Knight, Will 801
How to break cryptography with your bare hands: the latest way to snoop on a computer is by measuring subtle changes in electrical potential as data is decrypted. Talbot, David 430
Making innovation. Byrnes, Nanette 1192
Meet the man who really built Bitcoin. Simonite, Tom 1606
Microsoft's quantum mechanics: can an aging corporation's adventures in fundamental physics open an era of unimaginably powerful computers? Simonite, Tom 3728
MIT Technology Review's professional resources. Brief article 154
Mobile reality. Brief article 102
On the horns of the GMO dilemma: can genome-editing technology revive the idea of genetically modified livestock? Regalado, Antonio 1307
Open surveillance: cryptography could keep electronic investigations under control. Ford, Bryan 467
Peter Thiel. Interview 1284
Technology and inequality. Rotman, David 4938
The contrarian's guide to changing the world: investor Peter Thiel has inspiring advice for wanna-be entrepreneurs, but he is unrealistic about where technology really comes from. Gertner, Jon Book review 1474
The extremes of inequality. Brief article 128
The hunt for qualified workers: employers have 300,000 unfilled manufacturing jobs. Majcher, Kristin 647
The new Chinese factory: leading manufacturers in China combine the country's historical labor advantages with expertise in automation, design, and manufacturing. Larson, Christina Case study 984
The right way to fix the internet: letting go of an obsession with net neutrality could free technologists to make online services even better. Anders, George 3430
The wrong fix. Farber, David 467
Useless nation. Letter to the editor 187

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