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Lockheed Martin engineers wear the goggles to help them assemble the crew capsule Orion—without having to read thousands of pages of paper instructions.
In as little as 24 hours, Mapper will deliver a machine-readable map of any place on earth with public roads.
It should be possible to automatically identify dubious news sources—but we’ll need a lot more data.
The White House should worry less about China’s progress and invest heavily in artificial intelligence breakthroughs, according to Kai-Fu Lee.
A fresh diplomatic push could help put vital public services off limits to nation-state cyberattacks.
What kind of robot could handle this impossible-seeming cave mission?
Lime and other companies are gathering masses of location-based information that some cities are leveraging to improve their streets.
Facebook’s VR unit revealed the new Quest headset at its conference for developers, but I couldn’t try it from my couch.
Meet the man behind Alibaba’s gamble on emerging tech.
Boston Metal has developed technology to electrify steelmaking, and a pending funding round will kickstart a large demonstration project.
The flexible stamp can collect data that usually requires bulky, invasive equipment.
A popular anti-aging strategy keeps mice from getting senile.
A proposed state law would help bolster the security of internet-connected devices, but what’s really needed is federal action.
Wireless startup WiTricity wants cars to power up without human help and feed utilities energy during peak demand.
The furniture store’s design agency has dreamed up seven ways we might use autonomous vehicles if we don’t actually have to focus on driving.
AI has huge potential to transform our lives, but the term itself is being abused in very worrying ways, says Zachary Lipton, an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University.
Two speakers at this year’s EmTech MIT conference addressed voting vulnerabilities.
MIT professor Dina Katabi is building a gadget that can sit in one spot and track everything from breathing to walking, no wearables required.
Top energy scientist Daniel Schrag says we have to adapt and innovate, because we’re already signed up for centuries of higher global temperatures.
Cognitive science and neuroscience could inspire the next big innovations in artificial intelligence, says the head of an ambitious new MIT-led research project.