Our computers are getting smaller and smaller. That smartphone that you carry in your pocket is much more powerful than the desktop you had at work 10 years ago.
But power and speed aren't the benchmarks that computing is going use to change are lives in this millenium.
There are already refrigerators that speak to ovens that speak to dishwashers that speak to clothes dryers, and while they've been little more than an indulgence, that's about to change.
Imagine you're coming home 10 days earlier than expected, and you want the house to be warm up your return.