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At MIT's future factory, no idea is too far out

For researchers at the outside-the-box Media Lab brain trust, the future can be seen even in a sprinkling of sensors and video game software.

By October 30, 2015

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Is your profile photo unforgettable? MIT can tell you

MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab built a free tool that lets you know if your mug is memorable or forgettable.

By December 22, 2015

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MIT made a shapeshifting snake robot and it creeps us out (Tomorrow Daily 276)

Jeff describes MIT's new (and creepy) shapeshifting robo-snake, Ford's attempt to show young drivers how dangerous drugged driving is and why powdered glue could be the next frontier for adhesives.

November 23, 2015

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Robot snake can shift its shape quickly, also haunts our dreams (Tomorrow Daily 276 show notes)

All we can say is, "Robot snakes. Why did it have to be robot snakes?"

By November 23, 2015

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MIT's robo-cheetah can now see and jump over obstacles

The robotic cheetah MIT has been working on can now autonomously detect and jump over obstacles while running at 5 miles per hour.

By May 29, 2015

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Google's vision of self-driving cars is wrong, says MIT professor

Technically Incorrect: MIT's David Mindell says NASA moon missions weren't self-driving, so why should cars be? He describes handing over power to an "opaque" corporation like Google very troubling.

By October 13, 2015

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A 3D-printable UAV that costs just $800 and 30 minutes to create on Tomorrow Daily

This drone from the University of Virginia has a Nexus 5 brain, and costs $800 in materials to create. Of course, you'll need some other items to complete it (including a 3D printer), but there's no denying we're inching closer to a sky filled with UAVs.

By September 17, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 053: Incredible multiscreen interaction from MIT's THAW project, and more

On today's show, we jump on the hype train for THAW, MIT's seamless multiscreen project, watch a 3D-printing robot get omnidirectional wheels, and check out a drone that can be printed for just $800.

By September 17, 2014

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Hide! MIT's robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside while untethered.

By September 15, 2014

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Crave Ep. 167: Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove

When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!

By July 25, 2014