Oblong Industries recently unveiled its new "spatial operating environment," a computer interface that lets you pluck, stroke, and shuffle onscreen data with nothing but a pair of gloves. If you've ever wanted to punch the Internet, that day is approaching.
According to hopeful U.K. tech developers, the future of the computer chip isn't silicon, it's plastic. And the future of computing won't take place on a hard drive — it'll be happening everywhere.
While scientists all over the world strive to create a mechanical equivalent to the human brain, one guy is getting kind of concerned about these posthumans' power bills. They're pretty high! At least, at first.