The Future: A Tech Preview
May 22, 2006 While most consumers never see a silicon chip, they do see the results of their growing power: high-definition television sets, cell phones with cameras, faster and smarter computers. Ever-shrinking chips are not only giving consumers new products, but also helping the scientific community.
May 15, 2006 As people get more of their entertainment from the Internet, the amount of data flowing in and out of the house is going to grow. Telecommunications companies and communities are looking for ways to make "broadband" even broader — and more affordable.
May 1, 2006 People love to speculate on what the home of the future will look like — remember the cartoon the Jetsons? But history is littered with the detritus of failed utopian homes. The latest efforts at high tech homes have to balance gadgetry with livability.