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MIT Technology Review

Print Your Next PC

November 2000

Forget billion-dollar fabs. If Joe Jacobson has his way, you may be printing cheap semiconductor chips on your desktop.

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Features

  • Categorized in 17032

    The Software Chip

    Upstart Transmeta’s pioneering microprocessor chips are heralding a fundamental evolutionary step in the design of computing’s core technology.

  • Categorized in 17037

    Fill ‘er Up With Hydrogen

    Tired of waiting for an electric car? Automakers have put clean, efficient vehicles powered by fuel cells on the inside track.

  • Categorized in 17035

    RoboSurgeons

    Their bedside manner is a tad impersonal. But the computer-assisted robotic systems finding their way into today’s operating room may someday save your life.

  • Categorized in 17035

    Biotech Speeds Its Evolution

    A handful of hot startups are exploiting nature’s own methods - vastly accelerated - in order to breed better detergents, drugs and crops.

  • Researchers from Bell Labs are taking company ideas and using them to start new businesses, some of which could threaten Lucent’s established product lines. So what’s the company doing about it? Supporting them every step of the way.

  • Can’t find it on the Web? The Google guys came up with a better way to sift through a billion Web pages-a stack of documents 100 kilometers high-in less than a second. As a result, they’re the hottest search engine around.

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