Five years ago, the FAA set out to revolutionize air traffic control. Their comprehensive plan failed to attain airspeed-will an incremental approach fly before aerial gridlock sets in?
The Human Genome Project piles up Everests of data. But getting new drugs out of it will require sophisticated software for sniffing out patterns--one of the most crucial tasks of the hot field known as bioinformatics.
How will computers be built after 2015? Hewlett-Packard's Stan Williams thinks he has a good recipe. It's not perfect-but that's the beauty of it.