you were wondering what a device with a flexible display
might look like, you no longer have to wonder. Philips
Electronics has built a concept portable electronic wireless
reader that demonstrates one possibility...
promise better searches
tremendous success arguably boils down to the company's
PageRank algorithm, which calculates the relative importance
of web pages and makes their Web search engine particularly
effective. Researchers from Microsoft Research Asia...
and forward qubits
use of quantum cryptography and other quantum communications
techniques requires that qubits -- quantum particles like
photons that are capable of storing information -- be
sent over long distances, which in turn requires...
have the power to move matter, and not just by generating
unpleasant auditory sensations that clear people from
a room. Researchers have been able to focus and shape
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from the High Ground: CMU's Brad Myers
Technology Research News Editor Eric Smalley
carried out an email conversation with Carnegie Mellon
University professor Brad Myers during the summer of 2005
that touched on cell phones, remotes, difficult software,
email triage, anti-intellectualism and a future where
we're all managers.
It Works: Finding Information on the 'Net
Accessing the vast amounts of unindexed
information on the Internet means letting search engines
see hidden databases and giving the Web a sense of meaning.