VR startup lets users walk in others’ shoes – Hypergrid Business

This Friday, New York City-based multimedia startup Walk In My Shoes Media is...

“Particle robot” works as a cluster of simple units

Taking a cue from biological cells, researchers from MIT, Columbia University, and elsewhere have developed computationally simple robots that connect in large groups...

Exercises in amazement: Discovering deep learning

It was standing-room only in the Stata Center’s Kirsch Auditorium when some 300 attendees showed up for opening lectures for MIT’s intensive, student-designed...

Robot hand is soft and strong

Fifty years ago, the first industrial robot arm (called Unimate) assembled a simple breakfast of toast, coffee, and champagne. While it might have...

Combining artificial intelligence with their passions

Computational thinking will be the mark of an MIT education when the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing opens this fall, and glimpses...

Computing the future | MIT News

As part of the public launch of the Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, MIT hosted a special fireside chat Wednesday, Feb.27, at...

Solve launches 2019 global challenges

At the Feb. 28 Hello World, Hello MIT event celebrating the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, MIT Solve Executive Director Alex...

China’s Huawei has big ambitions to weaken the US grip on AI leadership

Ren Zhengfei, the reclusive founder and CEO of China’s embattled tech giant, Huawei, is defiant about American efforts to impede his company with...

Addressing the promises and challenges of AI

A three-day celebration event this week for the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing put focus on the Institute’s new role in...

For founders of new college of computing, the human element is paramount

The new MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing is destined to become a major center of artificial intelligence research. But a public...