Snap Inc.’s Spectacles Are Now Available for Anyone to Buy Online

| 2 hours ago If you want one of Snap Inc.’s Spectacles, you no longer have to find a randomly located Snapbot and then stand in line to buy one of the elusive $130 gadgets. Starting today, you can purchase them on Spectacles.com. Following the ecommerce launch, the company’s pop-up store in New York City will close down in a development More...

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By MassCentral On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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“Discrimination affects us all”

Aerospace engineer Aprille Joy Ericsson ’86, a mission manager at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and an alumna of MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, recalled Wednesday More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Where Home Phone Convenience Will Meet the Intelligence of Voice-assisted Search

February 15, 2017 by Mark Sullivan Voice control vector illustration. Smart computer voice control with human voice. Smart phone, smart house, modern computer technology. Voice control command background. Voice More...

By MassCentral On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Safe At Any Speed, SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

Yiou He is ready to get to full speed. On a recent weekend in California, she felt the thrill of victory: She and MIT classmates became the first to successfully shoot a levitating Hyperloop pod down a 1-mile vacuum More...

By MassCentral On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Reclaim Your Day: How To Save Time With Visuals and Markup

According to the Rolling Stones, time is on my side. Well, as much as I love the Stones, I can say without fear of contradiction that time is, in fact, NOT on my side. Not even a little bit. Like you, I’m busy. More...

By MassCentral On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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How to Get the Perfect Lighting for Video

If you’re just starting out, lighting for video can be tricky. There is a big difference in how our eyes perceive light compared to a camera lens. Cameras need WAY more light to produce a quality image than you More...

By MassCentral On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Coming together for immuno-oncology

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research recently announced that Takeda will support groundbreaking science in immuno-oncology at the Koch Institute More...

By MassCentral On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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The Engine names startup and investing veteran Katie Rae as president and CEO

MIT’s new startup accelerator The Engine today named Katie Rae, a veteran tech innovator, entrepreneur, and investor, as its president and CEO and as managing partner of its first investment fund. “We More...

By MassCentral On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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How to Create a DIY Green Screen Video Effect

All you need to make a green screen video is a smartphone, a cloth, some video editing software, and a few tips and tricks. The green screen has come a long way since Lawrence Butler won an academy award for his More...

By MassCentral On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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MIT Press Bookstore Launches New Author Series

This month the MIT Press Bookstore is launching an exciting new series of events, Authors@MIT. The series features authors and experts on the cutting edge of topics that we all need to know more about, among More...