Demonstrating the Newspaper Stand of the Future

We can't wait for the day when we'll read newspapers and magazines on our tablet computers, but what will happen to those darling newspaper stands and kiosks when that day comes? Based on this demo, they'll become better than ever. » 3/15/10 7:00pm 3/15/10 7:00pm

MIT Teaches Computers to Turn Sloppy Sketches Into Search Queries

The compound sketched here is acetaminophen. Most wouldn't know that offhand and might struggle through messy Google searches in an attempt to find out. But what if our computers understood the sketch and we just had to voice our question? » 2/22/10 8:40pm 2/22/10 8:40pm