Winner? Loser? For many projects, it's hard to tell. But they're well worth pondering, because they get to the heart of what makes technologies succeed or fail. We studied the seven projects listed below but in the end couldn't give them thumbs up or thumbs down. So: you tell us! Each project is accompanied by a poll that will let you decide if it's a winner, a loser, or really just too close to call.
You Tell Us: Interactive Toy Robot
You Tell Us: Marine Electronic Highway
You Tell Us: Putting a Penguin in Your Pocket
You Tell Us: The Home Plug-In Hybrid Kit
You Tell Us: Is It a Mirage or Is It Holographic Storage?
You Tell Us: Electron Beams Zap Oil to Pump More Petrol