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By taking big risks--in business and in research--a husband-and-wife team of entrepreneurs has brought speech recognition to the desktop years before the experts thought it would be possible.
Confounding the skeptics, this jewel of big-time corporate R&D has gained new luster--even in basic research--by focusing its scientific endeavors on solving real-world problems.
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The ferocious progress in disk storage densities has come thanks to an IBM lab that was slated for elimination--until it met the "gigabit challenge."
He's seen R&D done the old Bell Labs way and in the new, market-driven style. Now research vice president of Bellcore, Lucky thinks broadly and deeply about how ideas get from lab to market.