Big technologies such as aerospace, defense and supercomputing and the systems, infrastructure and innovation that support them.
With side channel WiFi routers we don't need government or the phone company to build a WiFi cloud. We can do it ourselves, by buying routers with a side channel.
June 1, 2009 11:30am |
Give me the applications I need, give me a Linux that will solve a Windows Netbook's key problems of a slow boot and electrical use, give me a way to add Windows applications later, and I can get...
June 1, 2009 11:25am |
IBM has pledged to invest $5 billion in smart technologies as defined in the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), but read the fine print before you get in line.
1 | June 1, 2009 11:19am |
In particular, Boeing focused on the type of bumps that make passengers grab for the barf bag. Typically, those last between one and five seconds and have up and down motion.
1 | May 28, 2009 12:27pm |
Istanbul is about to install three cameras that perform up to 15,000 facial scans a second to ferret out bad actors in a crowd. What's unique about this smart application is that's it's being...
1 | May 27, 2009 11:43am |
With wireless networks filling apartment blocks, there may be no need for a cloud. The cloud is here, built with open standards.
1 | May 26, 2009 8:27pm |
Some technologies are so smart and simple, it's just plain stupid not to implement them. I was recently in the Czech Republic where the two hotels I stayed in require guests to insert their card...
4 | May 26, 2009 11:25am |
Ever wonder why this has been the gadget decade? How Apple was able to supply the whole market with its iPod and iPhone while it couldn't supply even one-tenth of it with the Macintosh 20 years...
1 | May 18, 2009 10:19am |
Moore's Second Law. Just as chip density rises exponentially, so does the initial cost of making the chip. It's this law, and its implications, that Intel now has to face in dealing with the 1...
1 | May 13, 2009 6:54am |
If there is a great Chinese conspiracy out there, I doubt it has anything to do with politics or economics. I think it has to do with keyboards. I think they're a nation of thumbers.
1 | May 11, 2009 12:12pm |