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June 18, 2013
"Besides a digital face, the MIT-developed MACH has speech- and face-recognition tools, allowing it to pick up on behavior, then advise people on how to correct awkward behavior."
New York Times,
June 17, 2013
"Every few months for 12 years, I have visited a Massachusetts prison to teach creative writing to a group of locked-up men."
June 14, 2013
"But the main cause for concern is that network science today means governments can glean remarkable insights from the vast amount of data they compile about their citizens' every move."
June 12, 2013
"What I found at MIT was something a little different. They were plenty smart, but they weren't particularly enamored with that fact. And more than being smart, they were tough."
The Boston Globe,
June 10, 2013
“The exciting thing about these results is the second we turn on the light, the animal stops doing the abnormal thing. It’s immediate...It’s a ‘You don’t believe your eyes’ sort of thing."
New York Daily News,
June 7, 2013
"Cities, blanketed with networks and digital devices, are developing new forms of intelligence...The same is happening inside our cars, which are increasingly filled with different kinds of connected sensors."
June 5, 2013
“The idea behind 4-D printing is that you take multimaterial 3-D printing…and you add a new capability, which is transformation...This is like robotics without wires or motors.”
June 4, 2013
"My career has been based on helping organisms make materials they didn’t have the opportunity to make through evolution."
May 30, 2013
"The team has designed a celestial Segway. Except this particular gyroscope-leveraging vehicle involves space-tailored jetpacks."
May 30, 2013
"Molaison began a lifelong series of psychological tests...earning him the title of 'the most comprehensively studied patient in neuroscience.'"