MIT researchers turned a strip of fabric into a high-tech musical instrument

MIT researchers turned a strip of fabric into a high-tech musical instrument

MIT researchers have created a musical instrument that you can twist and pull. The experimental keyboard is made from soft layers of fabric that have…

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The danger of robo advisers, according to a star human of the investing world

There have always been doubts about whether money managers are worth their keep. Now that there’s a viable alternative—algorithms—for people who don’t want to manage…

MIT and Google researchers have made AI that can link sound, sight, and text to understand the world

If we ever want future robots to do our bidding, they’ll have to understand the world around them in a complete way—if a robot hears…

One of the biggest US job creators in IT is an Indian company

An Indian tech giant is a job-creating engine in the US. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)—part of India’s largest industrial conglomerate, the Tata Group— employs more…

In the name of all that is holy, please don’t let Sheryl Sandberg become the next CEO of Uber

If anyone in this world deserves to be a CEO somewhere, it’s Facebook chief operating officer and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg. And if there’s…

Africa is now the world’s testing ground for commercial drones

Muhanga, Rwanda The world’s first commercial drone delivery service operates from a hill almost smack dab in the middle of Rwanda. A barbed wire fence…