A View from MIT TR Editors
Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending March 28, 2015)
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Google Makes Most of Close Ties to White House
What is Google so afraid of that it spends so much time lobbying Washington?
A New Series of Water-Activated Illustrations and Games on Seattle Sidewalks Only Appear When It Rains
Citizens of the raintropolis that is Seattle are enjoying these technology-driven works of public art, which can only be seen when they’re wet.
—Kyanna Sutton, senior Web producer
Putting a Virtual Nose on Video Games Could Reduce Simulator Sickness
Researchers find that adding a virtual nose to your view from inside a virtual reality headset reduces motion sickness.
—Tom Simonite, San Francisco bureau chief
Drones Beaming Web Access Are in the Stars for Facebook
Is Facebook really just still trying to connect people? Skeptics beware.
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer