Overheard: Word of the Day

Jan 19 2008   7:35PM GMT

What is IT? Name that tech!

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

What is IT?
Hint: It’s looks and bends like regular paper, but it has power.
What is IT?
Hint: This device works for Wal-Mart in supply chain management.
What is IT?
Hint: This device was patented in 1970. The inventor never made a dime from it.
What is IT?
Hint: A chip like this can be made 64 times smaller than the one you see here.
What is IT?
Hint: You can build a camera with it. Or maybe a GPS tracking device.
What is IT?
Hint: Oh Mama! That Jack of Hearts is a regular playing card.
What is IT?
Hint: These guys are not angels, despite the very expensive technology they’re using.
What is IT?
Hint: You’ll find this kind of low-tech device in a data center.
What is IT?
Hint: This mobile device helped a doctor in New York successfully treat a surgical patient in Argentina.
What is IT?
Hint: The only alphabetical key on this pretend keyboard is the letter “R.”

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