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All Hands on Deck – Day 2

Hello, welcome, ahoy! I’m Joi Ito, I’m the Director of the Media Lab, which is the place where you are today, if you didn’t know. The Media Lab is a kind of peculiar place, if you haven’t figured it out already. It’s a lab at MIT that was started 30 years ago, and it was …

Foster dog gets help from an aquatic rehab center

Foster dog gets help from an aquatic rehab center

GANGS AND THUGS INCLUDING MS INTO OUR COUNTRY ILLEGALLY SOMETHING WE HAVE TALKED ABOUT ALL MORNING SAVING THE WORLD ONE ANIMAL AT A TIME WHAT BEGAN AS CHANGE IN DIET HAS CATAPULTED HOMES FOR ANIMALS IN NEED TEDDY DOCUMENTS LOVE FOR ANIMALS AND IMPORTANCE LIFESTYLE BLOG T-E-DI.>>A CENTER FOR ANIMALS FOLLOWING WATER FOR DOGS AND …

Can these smart glasses do what Google couldn’t?

I have big news, everyone: I got new glasses. Do you like them? Great, thank you. The neat thing is that these are actually smart glasses, and they have a tiny little laser that’s in here that allows me to check my notifications, check the weather, talk to Alexa, get walking directions, and even call …

First Animal to Survive in Space

First Animal to Survive in Space

We’ve been sending creatures up into space for a long time. And tardigrades, among other microorganisms, are special in that they can withstand these extremes of temperature. So they decided, well, let’s see if they can withstand the real vacuum. And the perfect vacuum is in space. As we send tardigrades into space, the question …

Technology in Sport – Is it Cheating?

Technology in Sport – Is it Cheating?

[MUSIC PLAYING] With sports engineering, we can model a whole sport. And we can use it to push the physical boundaries of the discipline. And if we introduce technology into sport, is it cheating? [MUSIC PLAYING] Let’s start with the 100-meter sprint. We’ve collected data on the average performances of the top 25 athletes in …