TechEYE: "Intel has announced the latest in its science and technology centers [sic, ISTC], based at the University of Washington with five others collaborating. The focus is on pervasive computing.
Specifically, applications for computer systems to intelligently understand their environments, as well as how the user behaves and reacts. That includes, claimed Intel boffin Limor Fix in a statement, doing things like making a souffle or even building a piece of furniture. He didn't say it, but we bet they could even build T1000s."