Nest technology vice president Yoky Matsuoka says the smart-thermostat maker has learned the importance of making a device people want to touch.
Tapping huge reservoirs of brackish water could make desalination far more practical.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
The first study of contact patterns between high school students suggests new ways to halt the spread of disease.
A shoddily constructed building meant to be temporary survived for 55 years because some of MIT’s most significant postwar research happened there. What does that tell us about what architecture should do?
A small sampling of the Twitter conversation around the sessions and programming from the second day of our EmTech conference.
A small sampling of the Twitter conversation around the sessions and programming from the first day of our EmTech conference.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server this week.
If you pay a “like farm” to generate likes for your Facebook pages, what do you get?