[unrev-II] CITRIS RF-MEMS & TinyOS: DARPA's Disruptive Technologies, incl. Doug Engelbart in 1968

From: John J. Deneen (jjdeneen@netzero.net)
Date: Fri Sep 21 2001 - 12:44:22 PDT

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    Four Decades of Success: See histogram: 1968 Doug Engelbart
    < http://www.technologyreview.com/magazine/oct01/talbot.asp#timeline >

    Technology Review, October 2001 - The Defense Department agency that
    midwifed the Internet has a uniquely effective strategy to spur
    innovation—and plenty of hot new technologies in its pipeline.

    Nothing quite like it had ever been attempted. Deep in the california
    desert last march, as a few fatigues-clad U.S. marines stood nearby,
    researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, fiddled with a
    1.5-meter airplane with six walnut-sized bundles of electronics attached
    to the undersides of its wings. Each bundle, swaddled in pink plastic,
    held a magnetic-field sensor, short-range radio transmitter, antenna and
    microprocessor run by a custom low-powered operating system dubbed "tiny

    more ... < http://www.technologyreview.com/magazine/oct01/talbot.asp >

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