A View from MIT Technology Review
Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending November 29, 2014)
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
- Google Glass Is Dead; Long Live Smart Glasses
Even though Google’s head-worn computer is going nowhere, the technology is sure to march on.
- Are Telepathy Experiments Stunts or Science?
Scientists have established direct communication between two human brains, but is it more than a stunt?
- Simple Circuit Could Double Cell-Phone Data Speeds
A circuit that lets a radio send and receive data simultaneously over the same frequency could supercharge wireless data transfer.
- Three Questions with Slack’s CEO
Slack wants to be an open, searchable home for all your work communication.
- Why Apple Failed to Make Sapphire iPhones
The delicate, monthlong process of growing sapphire accounts for why Apple’s sapphire supplier failed to deliver for the iPhone 6.
- Water-Repellent Coating Could Make Power Plants Greener
A startup has created a water-repellent coating that could significantly increase power plants’ efficiency.
- Steve Jobs Lives on at the Patent Office
Years after his death, the former Apple CEO still wins more patents than most.