"Many weird and wonderful new gadgets, gizmos and inventions were revealed in 2005. Autonomous cars, robotic assistants and nano-circuitry provided a bright view of the future, while cellphone viruses, virtual crime sprees and "non-lethal" crowd control weapons hinted at technological troubles ahead."
2005: The year in technology
άρθρο του NewScientist
και το Wired έχει σχετικό άρθρο με τις Best Tech Moments of 2005.
"In the tech world, 2005 was a period of bold ideas and exciting breakthroughs -- shadowed, at times, by devastating reversals."
Michael Robertson hires DVD Jon, The $100 laptop, Katrina, blogged, The Pirate Bay redesign, "Hot Coffee" boils, Intelligent design expelled from biology class, Lost opens the hatch, finds an Apple II, Broadcast flag defeated, Ancient telegraph operator beats teen texter in speed contest, NASA rovers survive a full Martian year.
+ Worthy of mention: A few big stories that barely failed to make the cut:
* Google Earth delivers the goods
* Darpa Grand Challenge finish line crossed
* Mac OS X runs on PCs
* IPod nano hits the big time
* Roving geek blogs Iraq, then Louisiana