technology


For LivableStreets, Transportation is a Social Justice Issue

“Streets are for people, and for all people, whether they’re walking or biking, [or] taking public transit,” says Louisa Gag, sitting across from me at a large wood conference table in an office that houses a total of five desks, two bikes, and one bathroom. It’s hard to imagine that so many projects across Cambridge […]


EurekaFest 2019

Join us for EurekaFest 2019 to see the working prototypes developed by high school and college students who are solving real-world problems through invention. High school students from across the country who participated in InvenTeams will discuss how they moved through challenges and built an invention during their school year. The top collegiate inventors who […]


MIT Spin-Offs: Embr Labs

Ever sit shivering in your office building? Or dripping sweat in the muggy months? Three MIT scientists did, and they decided to do something about it. The Embr Wave Bracelet helps adjust the wearer’s wrist temperature by sending strategic wave patterns to thermoreceptor nerves. While your core body temperature doesn’t change, Embr Labs Co-founder Sam […]


STEAM Makerspace, Recording Studios to Open at Main Library This Fall

The public library’s upcoming makerspace and STEAM learning area, dubbed “The Hive,” is set to open this fall, according to library staff. The Hive will include laser printers and various other digital fabrication tools, an extended reality lab focused on virtual and augmented reality, and two multimedia recording studios. “It is, first and foremost, a […]


Designing Living Things

Christina Agapakis, Creative Director, Ginkgo Bioworks Biology can be a design medium: scientists can now “write” DNA and manipulate microbial behavior. In the future, they could also reshape entire ecosystems. Christina Agapakis is a synthetic biologist, writer, and artist who collaborates with engineers, designers, artists, and social scientists to explore the many unexpected connections between […]



MIT Technology Review Presents: EmTech MIT 2018

Join MIT Technology Review for the latest in its esteemed EmTech Events Series: EmTech MIT 2018. MIT Technology Review’s flagship event, this conference examines this year’s most significant emerging technologies. Launched in 1999, EmTech MIT has a longstanding legacy of exploring the biggest technologies and trends of the day. The key themes of this year’s […]


EurekaFest InvenTeams and Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Showcase

Join the Lemelson-MIT Program for EurekaFest 2018 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to celebrate high school and collegiate inventors from across the country who will showcase their inventions to the public on Thursday, June 21 at the Kresge Auditorium from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


EurekaFest InvenTeams Presentations

Join the Lemelson-MIT Program for EurekaFest 2018 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to celebrate high school and collegiate inventors from across the country who will showcase their inventions to the public. On Wednesday, June 20, the 2018 high school InvenTeams will present their invention prototypes and explain their invention process in small groups at […]


MIT Technology Review Presents: Business of Blockchain 2018

Join MIT Technology Review on the MIT campus this April for the Business of Blockchain 2018. For the second time, the publication is working with MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative to produce a one-day forum to examine the commercial potential of emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies with leading entrepreneurs, innovators, policy leaders and media.   The […]


Bridj on Your Phone: Startup Introduces New App

Bridj, the Kendall Square startup aimed at providing transportation solutions for the Greater Boston Area, announced today their new app that will bring the booking process from the web to your smartphone. The business is still in its beta phase, but since launching in June, Bridj has expanded its coverage to locales in Boston, Cambridge […]