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Self-Taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.

This is a lovely video showing the power of innovation, persistence, and talent. “15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and … Continue reading

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1,000,000,000,000 Frames/Second Photography

I’ve already posted about how new technology is enabling us to see around corners, and the above video is a TED talk given by the lead researcher, Ramesh Raskar, where he talks about femto-photography; the ability to capture light in motion. … Continue reading

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How To See Around Corners

“The ability to see objects hidden behind walls could be invaluable in dangerous or inaccessible locations, such as inside machinery with moving parts, or in highly contaminated areas. Now scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge have found … Continue reading

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