In the future, our air conditioners will look like giant clouds of mist — and they'll follow us around.
A heater that follows you around might sound like something out of The Jetsons, but it's very much a reality for an MIT research group that wants to revolutionize the way we heat our buildings. They've invented a system called Local Warming, which tracks your location using Wi-Fi and only heats your immediate vicinity.
Navigating a new campus is all part of the nostalgic movie montage that is freshman year of college. The changing leaves! The quaint Gothic architecture! The... drone tour guide? That’s the concept behind Skycall, a playful prototype that's designed to help visiting Harvard students find their way around MIT’s…
I know where my black MacBook is going after I swap it for one of those new Airs (you owe me, Mum and Dad!), but what happens after? Luckily MIT is sticking GPS trackers on gadgets, following their eventual conclusions.