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A View from MIT Technology Review

Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending August 23, 2014)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.

  • August 22, 2014
  1. 35 Innovators Under 35 | 2014
    Our 14th annual celebration of people who are driving the next generation of technological breakthroughs.
  2. In Praise of Efficient Price Gouging
    Uber’s most important innovation is the way it prices its services. But that innovation has not been unreservedly welcomed by customers. They’re wrong.
  3. Insect Farming Is Taking Shape as Demand for Animal Feed Rises
    As the world grows hungrier for animal protein, insects could be the new way to feed livestock.
  4. An Air-Quality Monitor You Take with You
    Startup Chemisense is developing a wearable chemical sensor that could help asthma sufferers avoid attacks.
  5. Robots Rising
    Do robots kill jobs? Not necessarily.
  6. A Startup Hopes to Teach Computers to Spot Tumors in Medical Scans
    Enlitic wants to make medicine smarter and faster with machine learning.
  7. Researchers Hack Into Michigan’s Traffic Lights
    Security flaws in a system of networked stoplights point to looming problems with an increasingly connected infrastructure.
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