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Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016

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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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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 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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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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Oregon Trail game co-inventor talks pioneer survival and life lessons

In a new Reddit interview, Don Rawitsch reveals his thoughts about creating the educational and entertaining Oregon Trail computer game. Plus, his idea on how the game could become a movie.

By February 6, 2016

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Hackers try to con the wrong mom. Knitting circle not the same

The eagle-eyed Char Yarema noticed something wasn't right when shopping online. But experts say not enough people know how to stay safe.

By January 30, 2016

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The future of meat could be this 'cultured' meatball (Tomorrow Daily 309 show notes)

We're torn on the issue of manmade meats. On one hand, sustainability is a huge problem facing future generations. On the other hand...would *you* eat a meatball made by science?

By February 3, 2016