Friday, January 06, 2006

Top Ten Tech Trends 2006

Siliconvalley.com has it choice of top ten tech trends for 2006 and its No. 1 selection is WiFi busts city limits, writing:

"Most WiFi networks consist of thousands of transmitters installed on city streetlights. The transmitters pass data to one another and then out to the Internet using radio waves, in a system known as 'mesh networking.' A mesh network is analogous to a fisherman's net laid over a city, where each knot is a transmitter. Anyone within a 250- to 500-foot radius of a transmitter can get on the Internet, provided their computer can send and receive WiFi signals."
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Extreme Tech Top Ten Failed Tech Trends 2005

Extreme Tech has a selection of Top Ten Failed Tech Trends for 2005, by Loyd Case. Here's how it starts out:

"We're guilty of hype.

But so is everyone else who writes about technology. Most of us gravitate to writing about tech because we think it's cool. So we're starry-eyed, hoping that the shiny new technology that's unwrapped for us by the PR departments of tech companies really will be the next killer product. We're dreamers, but we gravitate from one shiny bauble of a dream to the next one, rarely looking back to see which baubles become treasures and what morphs into dross
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