Dude has a double major in pimping.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
There are lots of questionable goals in science; developing nuclear weapons, growing lethal viruses in culture, but by far the most insidious are technologies that have the potential to be weapons of mass annoyance, like MIT's singing pants.
There are an estimated 2 billion people worldwide who have refractive errors in their vision, but the cost of optometry equipment often puts examinations out of reach in the developing world.
You're reading about Coke while drinking Coke.
Not to be worn within 100 yards of an elementary school or daycare.
Those damn meandering kids at the MIT-Harvard Division of Health Sciences and Technology have done it again.
Scientists at MIT have created the first solar cell printed on paper.
MIT students Tony Hyun Kim and Nevada Sanchez [awesomest name ever] built a wireless glove interface similar to the one in Minority Report.
MIT's <a title="senseable city lab" href="http://senseable.mit.edu/" target="_blank">Senseable City Lab</a>, in collaboration with <a title="ARES lab" href="http://ares.lids.mit.edu/" target="_blank">ARES Lab</a>, have release a video of their new swarm helicopter project, Flyfire, which sounds almost as cool as my <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/02/i-must-possess-this-2">swarm helicopter project</a>.
I think we've already found a use for the It has sensors for speed, direction, and distance, including Bluetooth capability to send the info from the sensors to the rider's cellphone.