by John Flucke, Technology Editor
It’s all just ones and zeroes, off and on. It’s just that simple. It’s hard to believe that when a 25-year-old Texas Instruments engineer named Jack Kilby demonstrated the first integrated circuit, one person’s response was “But what is it good for?” That little integrated circuit, the off or on, the one or zero, gave birth to the digital revolution.
by Michael Quirk
Life is full of necessary evils. Waiting in line at the DMV. Paying taxes. Wearing orthodontic braces. Looking back on when I had braces, it's hard for me not to think the experience was a little like going to high school: I'm glad I did it, but I'm equally glad I never have to do it again.
by Renee Knight, Senior Editor