not hopeless for new Web sites
The structure of the Web may have a lot to do with how easy it is for
a new site to set up shop. The latest model shows the new guys on the
block have a chance -- depending on what they're trying to sell.
scheme banishes browser plug-ins
Matching content to the right software could be a thing of the past
if a digital content scheme catches on. It's all about context.
light speeds messages
Spinning light beams around a glass ring could be a good way to speed
compressor ID's authors
The key to zipping files is weeding out redundancies, which means
finding patterns. The pattern recognition capability of common file
compression programs turns out to be useful for automatically
distinguishing between, say, Spanish and French, or even Shakespeare