By now, you might have discovered that taming your sweet tooth as a New Year’s resolution is harder than you think.
Everyone has at least a few non-negotiable values. These are the things that, no matter what the circumstance, you’d never compromise for any reason – such as “I’d never hurt a child,” or “I’m against the death penalty.”
Ten years ago Neil Gershenfeld, professor of media arts and sciences and the founder and director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA), began an outreach project that has grown into a global program for empowering local invention, engineering education, and entrepreneurship. He developed self-contained fabrication shops equipped with the latest rapid-prototyping equipment - laser cutters, computer-controlled milling machines, 3-D printers, and so on - that could be easily installed anywhere in the world. Since then, hundreds of what came to be called Fab Labs have been installed in dozens of countries, and last August thousands of the labs’ users and operators gathered at MIT for a 10th-anniversary conference.
Lower and middle-income King County residents who live in denser neighborhoods with stores, libraries and other destinations within easy reach are more likely to walk or bike, according to new University of Washington research.
Netflix has announced it's expanding into India. How will the company's presence affect the nation's massive entertainment industry?