Art of Animation; Bionic Hearing; and more [Weekly Computing Newsletter]

August 20, 2015

Weekly Computing Newsletter



Artists Make the Most of Pictures That Move

Technology is now allowing artists to do something they’ve aspired to since the stone age: make their paintings move.




Ear-Worn Wearables Aimed at Giving You Bionic Hearing Are on the Way

Startups like Doppler Labs are building earbuds that will let you turn down the volume on crying babies and pump up the bass on live music.






A New Way to Store Data Invented by Intel and Micron Could Speed Up Computers

A new kind of hard drive available next year will be able to move your data many times faster than the best today.




License Plates for Drones Could Make Rogue Operators Accountable

Requiring blinking LED license plates on drones could help the public and law enforcement keep them in line.




Camio Uses Neural Networks to Identify People, Packages, and Cats in Surveillance Footage

Startup Camio is drawing on neural networks to better identify who—or what—is outside your door.




Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending August 15, 2015)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.




Don’t Expect Too Much from This Robot, Buddy

A robot might seem like a useful thing to have around the house, but is the reality up to the hype?




Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending August 15, 2015)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.


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