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“MIT Seeks to Flatter Wealthy Businessmen”

… is what the headline should have read on this Boston Globe article, “Stars of invention – Walk of Fame in Kendall Square celebrates technology and the entrepreneurial spirit”.  Apparently MIT and the city of Cambridge have set up a … Continue reading

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Print Your House

One of the other talks at MIT’s Technology Day was by Lawrence Sass, an associate professor of architecture at MIT.   He’s been looking at how to get computers directly involved with constructing buildings.   As a test case, he built a … Continue reading

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“The oceans are dissolved information”

Said the MIT professor Sallie Chisholm as she spoke to an audience of alumni at MIT’s Technology Day last Saturday.  She was not talking about a nanotech infestation that was turning the seas into computronium. Well, actually, she was.   It … Continue reading

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Maniacal Energy Storage Schemes

A common complaint about renewable energy is that it’s intermittent – the sun isn’t always shining and the wind isn’t always blowing.  One rarely hears the opposite charge against nuclear power – it’s generating electricity even when no one wants … Continue reading

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