VR and AR took small but meaningful steps forward

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Nintendo is bringing Super Mario and Zelda into virtual reality

In a surprise announcement, Nintendo is bringing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey — two of its...

Virtual mindfulness platform wins first-place prize at SXSW

StoryUP Studios makes Healium, a virtual and augmented reality mindfulness platform powered by the user’s heart and mind via their wearables. The three-year...

Letter regarding the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing community forums in April

The following letter was sent to the MIT community on April 4 by Provost Martin A. Schmidt. To the members of the MIT community: I write...

Facebook’s ad-serving algorithm discriminates by gender and race

Algorithms are biased—and Facebook’s is no exception.Just last week, the tech giant was sued by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development...

Breath in Freedom Grid – Hypergrid Business

Maria Korolov Maria Korolov is editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business. She...

The future of agriculture is computerized

What goes into making plants taste good? For scientists in MIT’s Media Lab, it takes a combination of botany, machine-learning algorithms, and some...

Teaching machines to reason about what they see

A child who has never seen a pink elephant can still describe one — unlike a computer. “The computer learns from data,” says...

Analyze historical shopping data with Spark and PixieDust in a Jupyter notebook – IBM...

Summary Jupyter Notebooks is a tool used by many data scientists to wrangle and clean data, visualize data, build...

New 3-D printing approach makes cell-scale lattice structures

A new way of making scaffolding for biological cultures could make it possible to grow cells that are highly uniform in shape and...