As part of the MIT150 Festival of Art, Science, and Technology (FAST), architecture graduate students Yushiro Okamoto and Kian Hiu-Lan Yam came up with the idea of constructing a wall of ice in Killian Court. Made of frozen blocks containing flower seeds, IceWall was designed to transform into a flower bed in the spring. Watch a video of its construction at technologyreview.com/icewall.
A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.
A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023
The viral AI avatar app Lensa undressed me—without my consent
My avatars were cartoonishly pornified, while my male colleagues got to be astronauts, explorers, and inventors.
Get the latest updates from
MIT Technology Review
Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.