- By One37pm
When first explaining NFTs, one usually starts with the following sentence: NFTs stand for “non-fungible tokens”. A perfectly natural place to start, no? But trying to understand an NFT through the expansion of its abbreviation is like answering the question “what is an mp3?” with “it’s a MPEG Audio Layer-3.” Well, yeah... but that answer doesn't quite get to the meat of the thing.
- By ExtremeTech
If you’ve ever messed around with your Wi-Fi router’s settings, you’ve probably seen the word “channel.” What does it mean, why are there so many, and how can you use it to easily boost your Wi-Fi speed? We break it all down below, plus we've got the best routers for the job, plus top tips on how to set up a mesh network that'll get your whole house online.
- By MIT Technology Review
This list marks 20 years since we began compiling an annual selection of the year’s most important technologies. As always, three things are true of our list. It is eclectic; some of the innovations on it are clearly making an impact now, while some have yet to do so; and many of them have the potential to do harm as well as good. Taken together, they’re a glimpse into our collective future.