Mitch Kapor's new, more intuitive computer interface puts all the information we need to manage our digital lives at our fingertips, no matter what form it's in.
A grass-roots group of leading computer scientists, backed by Intel and other heavyweight industrial sponsors, is working on replacing today's Internet with a faster, more secure, and vastly smarter network: PlanetLab.
Technology makers are tamperproofing products to make them secure and prevent pirating-and are stifling innovation in the process.
Doctors use surprisingly low tech ways to keep track of patient information-sometimes with fatal results. Despite high costs and cultural barriers, electronic record keeping is starting to bring medicine into the digital age.
Antipiracy technology will halt illegally copied music-or so the recording industry hopes.
DivX makes downloading movies easy. Should Hollywood be nervous?
The world's largest automaker is not exactly an obvious place to look for Internet innovations. But GM's recent high-tech conversion may surprise you.
Welcome to the workspace of Dean Kamen, one of the world's most prolific inventors. On a tour of his lab, Kamen explains how he comes up with tomorrow's brilliant ideas.
The MIT Media Lab's Neil Gershenfeld tours the building of the future, where interchangeable power sockets, switches and appliances snap into the walls--then plug into the Internet.
Think thumb keyboards and portable hard drives--not the overhyped notions of cell phone Web browsers and "pen-based computing."