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Thesis

Date: Fri, 30 Jun 1995 17:27:14 GMT
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Subject: Thesis

Date: Fri, 30 Jun 1995 11:09:31 -0400 (EDT)
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[Commentary on science and technology issues]

[Table of Contents, most recent issue]

WHY HASN'T AIDS BEEN CURED? - Dr Geoffrey Harrison examines the nature
of HIV and why it has resisted all attempts to control it so far.

BANKING ON MATHS MODELS - Banks are relying on mathematical models of
market risks to avoid going the way of Barings, explains Nick Reed.

REAL TIME FINANCIAL FORECASTS - Now you can get real time financial
market information on the Web and a scientific analysis of the way the
markets are moving.

SCANNING WITH AN ELECTRON EYE - Dr Alan Brooker explains how the
scanning electron microscope can see at magnifications of up to
x300,000.

THE 2ND LAW OF IT PROJECT FAILURE - As many as a quarter of large-scale
IT projects turn into disasters. Dr Richard Seabrook thinks the 2nd Law
of Thermodynamics helps explain why.

ENTER, VIRTUAL STAGE LEFT - As TV and movie producers start to use of
virtual studios, virtual actors are turning up for auditions.

TEST DUMMY DEMANDS COMFORT - Cars will be more comfortable in the future
because a new test dummy can transform itself into all human shapes and
sizes.

AN INFORMATION SOCIETY IS STILL A SOCIETY - As Europe takes the
superhighway to the information society it must not forget that the
society is more important than the information.

DROWNING BY NUMBERS - Humans and computers understand numbers in
different ways - which is bad news for science, argues Peter Kruger.

FORUM - Editor's comment, how to send feedback to Thesis, and an
invitation to contribute to the magazine.

editor@hyperlink.com

Original posting date: 
Saturday, July 29, 1995
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