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Name: Adam Istvan

From: Indiana

Bio: College Student

Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator

Topic: Technology

Headline: Always-There Internet

Nutshell: In the future, people will be connected to the internet 100% of the time through portable devices.

Vision: As wireless networks become faster, and gadgets become smaller, the need for hard-disk space will be eliminated as information will be stored in giant servers at central nodes and smaller household servers. This information (music, movies, calendars, video games) will be accesible from anywhere on the globe through portable devices (much more than cell phones) and worldwide WiFi networks.

Date Submitted: 11/11/2004

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