Technology

What are smart machines?

Smart watch. Smart fridge. Smart phone. So what does the 'smart' part really mean? It is no secret that technology is smarter than ever. Siri can tell us literally anything we want to know, flying robots (drones) deliver pizza, and of course a scary movie or two about machines taking over the world. So whatContinue reading

Hour of Code: 7 things to try if you loved it!

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. ~Hour of Code Congrats! You are among the 100 million people that have tried theContinue reading

Top 10 Chemical Engineering Inventions of the Modern Era

Chemical engineers are a creative bunch. They create and use chemicals in so many new and innovative ways, making the world a cleaner, healthier, more vibrant place. So what are some of the most amazing discoveries of chemical engineering? Right now, the MIT Chemical Engineering Department is working on a host of mind-blowing projects, fromContinue reading