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How an MIT professor's children helped build a more touch-sensitive robot

By watching his children play, Edward Adelson got the idea for a new kind of robot. “I expected to be fascinated by watching how they used their visual systems, but I was actually more fascinated by how they used their fingers,” the MIT… 357 more words

MİT'in Operasyon Başarısı

Musul’da 49 konsolosluk görevlisi ve ailelerinin rehine olarak alınması ve daha sonrasında kurtarılmasında ilginç detaylar var. 788 more words


6.00.1x: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python : The Experience

Hi, guys. I am a very active participant of MOOC. In my previous post I shared my experience with LFS101x : Introduction to linux .And this time I am back with a new course. 526 more words


A Unique Fingertip Sensor Helps Robots Touch The World Around Them

Robots need love, too. That’s why MIT researchers have added a touch-force sensor to the robotic Baxter, allowing him to register gentle caresses, tender hand-holding, and the sense the he is loved and in love. 364 more words


OCC Faculty Honored for Energy Leadership

OCC Professor Debra Rowe was recognized for her accomplishments in education leadership at the annual C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium on Wednesday, September 17 as part of the U.S. 519 more words

The Negress. The 10. The Northeast Corridor.

The Negress is back in her old stomping grounds. She’s even headed back to college for stuff she may or may not discuss later. Add friends, good food plus a liaison with New York and what’s not to like? 292 more words

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Some Statistics on the 2014 MIT Career Fair

Today is MIT’s annual career fair. I haven’t decided if I’m going to visit it or not, but it’s likely that I won’t. Doing so last year gave me a fairly bad breakdown by reinforcing the basic message of life at MIT: If you aren’t a programmer, or maybe a mechanical engineer, there are no jobs for you. 756 more words