Last week was a big one for tablet computing. Google formally showed off a version of Android for tablets, and Apple and News Corp. jointly unveiled the long-awaited daily "newspaper" for the iPad called The Daily.
The request to Obama from Nokia, AT&T and Verizon, asking for an easing of the embargo and trade with Cuba, is a ray of hope. If we have managed to do so much with so little, what will happen when sending a text is as easy as talking?
A smart grid will not only save energy costs and reduce our carbon footprints, but also it will make it easier to integrate energy from renewable sources onto the grid, critical to reducing climate change-causing emissions.