Since the 1960s, Donald Knuth has been writing the sacred text of computer programming. He's a little behind schedule, but he has an excuse: he took time out to reinvent digitial typography.
We can solve the electronic privacy problem, if we can just agree on how much privacy we really want.
Launched by NCR--famed for cash registers and ATMs--this showy lab in London hopes to define e-commerce. But some say it's more PR than R&D.
A Boston company aims to make invention automatic.
Are new services ways to share ideas, or graffiti?
A spacecraft thinks for itself.
It's a problem many Internet users share: How do you allow successive modifications of online materials without losing the credibility of the original?
After a decade of hype, microscopic mechanical systems are poised to make major changes in the size of our cell phones, the reliability of our communications systems-even the way "Star Wars" is shown.