From Geek.com: MIT Mapping System Makes Drones Self-Aware

If drone deliveries are the future, NanoMap is the present. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) developed a system that allows drones to consistently fly at 20 mph through dense environments […]
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From Geek.com: MIT IQ Aims to Advance Human, Machine Intelligence Research

Google isn’t the only one shooting for the moon: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology last week introduced the MIT Intelligence Quest. The initiative, known as MIT IQ, aims to “discover the foundations of […]
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From Geek.com: MIT 3D Prints Color-Changing Accessories

Fashion and technology go hand-in-hand. But what if the accessories on those hands could change colors to match your outfit or mood? Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) created […]
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From Geek.com: See Paradise by the Glow-in-the-Dark Plant Light

And MIT engineers said, “Let there be light,” and there was light—from nanobionic plants. By embedding specialized nanoparticles into the leaves of particular shrubs, scientists can activate a dim light that lasts nearly […]
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From NYT > Technology: A.I. Will Transform the Economy. But How Much, and How Soon?

Three new reports suggest that artificial intelligence can probably do less right now than you think. But by one estimation, up to a third of American workers will have to switch jobs by 2030 largely because of it.

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From TechCrunch: MIT and Harvard create cheap artificial muscles with super strength

 MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has teamed up with Harvard’s Wyss Institute to create a super strong, affordable artificial muscle that could be used to create soft robots with “superpowers,” …

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From Geek.com: Origami-Inspired Artificial Muscles Are Here to Pump You Up

In order to defeat the human race and take over the world, robots require dexterity as well as strength. Increased flexibility, however, often means reduced durability; softer materials just aren’t as resilient as […]
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From Geek.com: Beat Boredom By Building $100 DIY Muon Detector

Go full citizen scientist with MIT’s pocket-sized cosmic ray muon detector. The DIY device—aimed at high school and college students—costs about $100 to build. Earth’s atmosphere is routinely showered with high-energy cosmic rays, [&#82…

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From Geek.com: Lamborghini, MIT Building ‘Super Sports Car of the Future’

Meet the super sports car of the future: Lamborghini of the Terzo Millennio. The “third millennium” electric vehicle, unveiled today, fuses cutting-edge technology with classic Lamborghini visuals, performance, and “the visceral emoti…

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From Geek.com: MIT App Turns Anyone Into the Car Whisperer

Unlike a whiny human or moaning pet, motor vehicles don’t usually communicate their feelings. Drivers typically find out something is wrong with a car only after it’s too late, and they’re stranded on […]
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