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“Bringing Efficiency to the Infrastructure”

smartThe New York Times‘s Steve Lohr discusses smart infrastructure.

“Smart infrastructure is a new horizon for computer technology. Computers have proven themselves powerful tools for calculation and communication. The next step, experts say, is for computers to become intelligent instruments of control, linking them to data-generating sensors throughout the planet’s infrastructure. ‘We are entering a new phase of computing, in which computers will be interacting with the physical world as never before,’ said Edward Lazowska, a professor of computer science at the University of Washington.”

Read the full article here.

April 29, 2009