Achievements to date: Internet backbone, Web browser. So when Larry Smarr takes the reins of a new $400 million institute and starts talking about intelligent highways and digital genomics, people listen.
High-speed mobile Net access is on the way.
For big organizations, hoarding wireless bandwidth costs more than giving it away. Smell a free lunch?
In cybercrime, they're printouts--and not to be trusted
The Florida election controversy exposed a need for better voting technology. But one year later, researchers say the Internet ain't it.
Researchers at Cornell University have developed an Internet database that identifies bacterial strains in minutes.
Getting inside the very fibers that shuttle data at light speed.
Optical interconnects: replacing wires between chips with streams of photons could speed things up mightily.
TV provided horrific news. The Internet provided emotional safety.