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Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending March 21, 2015)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
  1. Virtual Reality Advertisements Get in Your Face
    Some companies see virtual and augmented reality as a way to make money from a new type of ads.
  2. The Best Virtual-Reality Experience So Far
    Game developer Valve has been working on its own virtual-reality hardware—and it’s more impressive than anything else I’ve tried.
  3. Rewriting the Rules of Turing’s Imitation Game
    Some researchers are searching for more meaningful ways to measure artificial intelligence.
  4. Goodbye, Internet Explorer
    Microsoft’s legendary browser is getting replaced. It’s about time.
  5. Hybrid Power Could Help Drone Delivery Take Off
    A prototype hybrid quadcopter can fly several times farther than conventional battery-powered ones.
  6. High-Speed 3-D Printing
    A startup’s version of 3-D printing is faster and cheaper (and makes better objects).
  7. Scientists Call for a Summit on Gene-Edited Babies
    Nobel Prize winners raise alarm over genetic engineering of humans.
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