Forget about science-fiction fantasies. These innovations are already here, and they’re about to hatch some of tomorrow’s biggest business opportunities. Breakthroughs are disruptive for a reason,” says Alex Pang, research director at the Institute for the Future in Menlo Park, Calif. “They sneak up on us even when we try to prepare for them.” Among the seven technologies in the story, you will find stuff on “plastic power” and “brain boosters.” Here are three technologies I contributed to the story.
- Terabytes to go: this is about perpendicular magnetic storage
- Extra Broad Broadband: how micro-opticals are going to change the broadband economics and unleash megabandwidth for cheap.
- A Revolution in Roaming. Software radios and their impact on wireless networks
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