We round up this week's most intriguing items from around the Web.
Ogg Vorbis, which promises MP3-like quality, readies for public download this weekend.
For all the talk about "convergence," multiple media will never coalesce into one supermedium.
E-commerce companies make a mistake if they expect us to adapt to them.
We know that nanotech will change the world-it's time to think about how.
Someone's managed to patent a crustless PB&J, and it ain't Mom.
Whose patent portfolio is most potent? We rank 150 of the world's top companies according to the quality and quantity of their patents.
Michael Schrage reviews Lifting the Fog of War by Bill Owens and Friendly Fire by Scott A. Snook.
A handful of hot new patents that may change the way business and technology get done.