It’s wicked gross.
It’s wicked gross.
Love that dirty water. Oh, and beer.
Students Travis Rich and Kevin Hu are looking to “map the emotional language” of the animated GIF, and they’re doing it in the most fun and addictive way possible.
MIT has released an internal review of their handling of Aaron Swartz, a programmer and Internet activist who committed suicide in January after being charged with hacking into the institute’s computers and downloading millions of articles from the digital academic database JSTOR.
Plus 25 other titles for Jay-Z’s new album, an incredibly ironic way to learn social skills, and Simon Helberg as Nicolas Cage as Abraham Lincoln.
A sea of blue filled MIT’s Briggs Field to pay respects to the officer who was slain last Thursday during the manhunt for the Boston bombers.
Collier died early Friday morning during a confrontation with Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Saturday night, the Boston Police Department, MIT students and hundreds of others lined the streets to honor him.
The “T” stands for tolerance.
Completely self-taught, Kelvin Doe is an engineering prodigy from Sierra Leone, Africa. He’s the youngest person ever to be invited to MIT’s Visiting Practitioner’s Program for international development.
The MIT researchers behind Affectiva want technology to understand why you sometimes want to throw it off a cliff.
Built by Aldebaran Robotics and programmed by MIT’s Patrick Bechon and Jean-Jacques Slotine to get down in unison (using quorum sensing), these NAO robots are quite a coordinated bunch.
The students at MIT love a good hack, but what’s better than playing a game while doing it? This week, a team took over the side of MIT’s Green Building and turned it into a giant, playable, multi-color Tetris game.
Using a hacked Kinect and 16 lo-res infrared cameras, the MIT Media Lab created this structured light moving image of a reenactment of Princess Leia’s call for help from Star Wars. Making its premiere at the Practical Holography XXV conference in San Francisco (well, that exists), the final product leaves a little to be desired and I’m not just talking about the grad student’s acting skills. (Source, Via) View Media ›
I never thought I’d hear extreme and origami in the same sentence, but the guys at MIT mean serious business when they fold their paper squares. This isn’t your beginner paper crane either- it’s crazy, complicated dragonflies that take weeks to complete! That is dedication. View List ›
It may not garner any fashion awards, but a line of clothing developed by an MIT student can help regulate the body’s temperature.
Flyfire is a project by some MIT folks that aims to “transform any ordinary space into a highly immersive and interactive environment”. They use tons of tiny helicopters with small LEDs to create some pretty cool pictures and effects. I want, like, 200 of these. Read more about it here. Watch Video ›
It’s true what they say about a picture. View Image ›
Someone sent me this this link for a guy who was waitlisted at MIT, and wrote a song as a plea to help his chances of getting off the waitlist. Watch Video ›
“Personas is a component of the Metropath(ologies) exhibit, currently on display at the MIT Museum - It creates a data portrait of one’s aggregated online identity. In short, Personas shows you how the Internet sees you.”
The LOLrioKart is a shopping cart pimped out with a motor and wheels that’s rigged to go up to 45MPH. I’m quite sure there’s life-changing brilliance coming from the great minds at MIT. This, on the other hand, is just showing off. Watch Video ›
Fifty years ago this weekend, the 5’7” Oliver Smoot was used by his MIT fraternity brothers to mark the length of the Harvard Bridge between Boston and Cambridge, in what they called smoots. Read More ›