Microsoft at Comdex have been talking about several very interesting technologies. Dan Hon of Ext|Circ has been tracking and talking:
Links on MyLifeBits. This sounds like a great idea, and one I've thought about. It's followed up in Dan's Smart Mobs post where RFIDs are mentioned (RFIDs are radio-bright chips with storage capacity, and are cheap enough to embed in banknotes). So how about RFIDs in adverts, shops, everything I pass, all stored by my mobile phone -- I'd love to be able to scroll back and find out more about that interesting shop I passed last Saturday afternoon. This is RealLifestreams; the concept of substreams for different levels of importance is the most important part. Like a weblog being an amplified of your www browser history.