If you want to measure the temperature at any point on an object's surface, a thin coating of programmable material can do the job, say computer scientists.
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A roundup of interesting stories on robotics and artificial intelligence from other sites, collected by Will Knight, MIT Technology Review's senior editor for AI.
This year's gadget show isn't all that different from last year's, but there's still some cool stuff out there.
Intel is finally getting ready to ship a tiny computer that could help make wearable gadgets a lot sleeker.
HTC's latest Vive headset for developers includes visual aids for reality that are hardly groundbreaking but address an important issue for VR.
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