[sotd] 10 Emerging Technologies 2011 [July 6, 2011]
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- Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2011 10:22:51 -0300
Site of the Day for Wednesday, July 6, 2011 10 Emerging Technologies 2011 Today's site, from the MIT Technology Review journal, offers their annual assessment of nascent technologies of potential significance. Gentle Subscribers, who enjoy a look at the possibilities of technical breakthroughs, will discover some promising developments which may improve the quality of modern life. "Every year, Technology Review ... chooses 10 emerging technologies that we think will have the greatest impact. The ultimate criterion is straightforward: is the technology likely to change the world? ... all 10 promise to make our lives better." - from the website Beginning with a video introduction from the special products editor, the presentation flags 10 remarkable advances which may herald singular progress in a variety of fields. From the promise of a crash proof operating system kernel to improvements in battery technology which may make electric cars a practical alternative, the journal offers details on each of the projects that made the list. Other noteworthy developments include new processes in DNA analysis which may result in more effective health care treatments, while cloud computing may receive a boost from new encryption methodology Zoom along to the site for a preview of innovative and significant technologies at: http://www.technologyreview.com/tr10/ A.M. Holm <amholm@xxxxxxxxxxx> Manage your subscription and view the List archives on the web at: <http://www.freelists.org/cgi-bin/webpage?webpage_id=sotd> and <http://www.freelists.org/archives/sotd> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ UNSUBSCRIBE by sending a blank email to sotd-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with unsubscribe in the Subject field.
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