If you recall, after a while of using phones without wires, most of us stopped calling them “cordless.” If Watertown’s WiTricity (or another provider of wireless power-charging technology) succeeds, it’s probable the same will happen to electricity.
Last week I met with Leslie Dewan, a young entrepreneur in Cambridge. She’s not working on a mobile app or on software to improve business efficiency. She has a big idea. And it’ll take years to find out whether or not it is even economically viable.