Software screens digital images for secret messages.
Silicon is cheap; "compound semiconductors" are fast. Combining the two could yield cheaper cell phones and DVD players.
Software: Simulation tools fight new network parasites.
MIT researchers design robots to automate tiny tasks.
Microcapsules that keep you comfy.
The start of a worldwide obsession: white dots on a TV screen.
Information technology matters--when it delivers "everyday low prices."
The nano future is emerging through the haze of hype: the road to terabit memory and cheap flat-screen displays will be paved with carbon nanotubes.
Whether you play them or not, video games are good for you. These exercises in interactivity are spurring advances in interfaces and 3-D graphics that will benefit all computer users.
"Artificial intelligence" used to mean robots that think like people; now it means software for rejecting junk e-mail. Low expectations could yield better applications, sooner.