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Ten Emerging Technologies 2008

Ten Emerging Technologies 2008

Technology Review, published by MIT, presents their list of the ten technologies that they think are most likely to change the way we live. It includes the ten most exciting, world-changing technologies of the year. Each of the 10 technologies has a downloadable PDF description. The website also list Past 10 Emerging Techologies back to 2001. This is fun to read and may also start some interesting classroom discussions as you look back and to the future. Some of the topics include modeling surprise, probabilistic chips, nanoradio, wireless power, atomic magnetometers, offline web applications, graphene transistors, connectomics, reality mining, and cellulolytic enzymes. The resource is translated into Spanish, German, Italian and Japanese.
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