A startup hopes to compete with Google Earth by building a more natural world.
From conception to buzz, from three-way spring to soft-touch paint: inside the design of a multimedia communications gadget.
Startup ZINK Imaging is giving inkless printing a new look.
The cofounder of MIT's Media Lab, Nicholas Negroponte, wants to make $100 laptops available to poor children throughout the world. The next few months will be critical in determining whether the One Laptop per Child project succeeds.
Combining massive quantities of data, insights into human psychology, and machine learning can help manage surprising events, says Eric Horvitz.
Krishna Palem thinks a little uncertainty in chips could extend battery life in mobile devices--and maybe the duration of Moore's Law, too.
Alex Zettl's tiny radios, built from nanotubes, could improve everything from cell phones to medical diagnostics.
Physicist Marin Soljacic is working toward a world of wireless electricity.
John Kitching's tiny magnetic-field sensors will take MRI where it's never gone before.
Adobe's Kevin Lynch believes that computing applications will become more powerful when they take advantage of the browser and the desktop.