MIT

Oh Goody: A Brain-Emulating Computer Chip

Researchers at MIT have created a computer chip that emulates the way the human brain responds to learning, heralding the future of artificial intelligence and, undoubtedly, humanity's...
November 16, 2011

X-Ray Vision Can See Through Concrete Wall

Bro I could see those chops through 20-feet of solid steel -- blindfolded. Researchers at MIT have developed a way to crappily see through walls using amplified...
October 21, 2011

Great: MIT Developing Dashboard Death Bots

MIT, a school best known for not accepting me despite two super-sweet essays and several threatening phone calls, is now developing a robot companion for drivers. Why?...
November 2, 2009

"Verb For Shoe" Shoes Are Available, $700

The Verb for Shoe "smart shoe" has been in the works since 2004. It was developed by MIT spinoff company VectraSense and they're finally accepting preorders. What...
May 6, 2008

'Bar Of Soap' Predicts Your Use For It

The 'Bar Of Soap' comes to us from MIT Media Lab's Brandon Taylor and Michael Bove. The idea behind the device is that it determines its functionality...
November 30, 2007

Reebok Timetanium: A Math Nerd's Dream

John Maeda, of MIT Media Lab fame got together with Reebok (not sexually) to develop a new shoe. John is well known (by some) for his math...
November 6, 2007

Dishmaker Prototype, Um, Makes Dishes

MIT Media Lab's Counter Intelligence Group (which is appropriate because this thing is definitely counter intelligent) came up with this Dishmaker prototype. Sure it looks like a...
September 12, 2007

Weight Watching Robot Keeps You Healthy

Those MIT geeks are at it again, this time developing a robot that is supposed to help you watch your weight and make healthier dietary choices. She...
August 20, 2007