How might the computing and communications world be materially different in 10 to 15 years, and how might we define a research agenda that would get us to that world?

In 10 years, any physical object should be able to tag itself in a way that links it to relevant information and functions in cyberspace. A context of scanners and online viewers will allow users to see this information in a convenient and interactive manner.

That’s just one of the more accessible conclusions found in the report of the End-to-End Research Group, part of the Internet Research Task Force.

Cross posted at Sandhill Trek.