A massive AI project called CALO could revolutionize machine learning.
Chatterbots from MyCyberTwin can respond to questions about you when you’re not online.
IBM’s site lets people collaborate to creatively visualize and discuss data on fast food, Jesus’ apostles, greenhouse-gas trends, and more.
Farecast claims to offer cheap tickets based on science, not marketing.
The inventor of the World Wide Web explains how the Semantic Web works and how it will transform how we use and understand data.
A new silicon-based optical device has the potential to improve the speed, cost, and reach of fiber-optic networks.
PC users can be as neat or as messy as they like using a new 3-D computer interface based on video-game technology. But can the new software revitalize the creaky desktop metaphor?
New technologies are changing the infrastructure of the Web, turning fragmented data sources into searchable wholes. Computers will gain the intelligence to understand, organize, and draw conclusions from online data.
Ning, a new Web service, lets users become the CEOs of their own mini-MySpaces.
New technologies will make online search more intelligent–and may even lead to a “Web 3.0.”
Yahoo Pipes lets people make highly customized feeds that combine information from multiple sources and weed out the junk.
New open-source software by IBM could let people minimize their digital footprints, potentially curbing online fraud.
Both companies modify transistor materials to make smaller, faster, more energy-efficient processors.
New software visualization tools will help make sense out of the increasing abundance and complexity of information.
Today’s primitive prototypes show that a more intelligent Internet is still a long way off.