We write about a lot of technologies around here that are little more than a glimmer in some mad scientist's eye, and it's usually going to be a while before you can go out and buy them. In between those two points, though, everything new has to undergo a "hype cycle," which ranges from wild excitement, to disillusionment, to (finally) productivity.
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