Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
A weird device uses 3-D sensors and a projector to reimagine how computers and humans interface with the physical world.
Malware might use a voice synthesizer to bypass some security controllers, researchers say.
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.
A former head of Google Wallet rolls out a “smart” terminal for all kinds of payments.
A new feature of most browsers will let them issue alerts through a PC or mobile operating system.
As industrial robots become more capable, they could start helping out around the home.
Roost’s batteries will let smoke alarms send alerts via smartphone, and may bring other battery-powered devices online, too.
A novel gripper from an SRI spinoff could enable robots to take on new tasks.
With natural-language processing aided by crowdsourced data, Wit.ai aims to make smartphones, wearables, and drones heed your call.