Oct 052013
 
Small Robot Cubes That Self-Assemble

MIT News Office reports on their latest project to come to fruition. 

Scientists and engineers at the world famous school have built small, modular cube robots, called M-Blocks, that have the amazing ability to self assemble

They have no external parts and look like any mundane three dimensional cube, but are able to move, jump, and work together. 

The new video featuring the tiny, cute ‘bots has already amassed over 450,000 views, and is further featured on MIT, CNet, TechCrunch, and LATimes

 


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Jul 092013
 

Jared Counts has been saving his computer programs since he was only a 13 year in 2008. Since then, his algorithms have progressively developed in complexity.

He put together this Video Portfolio of his best work over the years, including computer animations, video games, and quirky applications. 

It seems all his years of hard work have paid off as he says, “MIT accepted me this year and I’ll be starting my freshman year this fall.”

Music is Sandias by Virtual Boy. 

 


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Mar 012013
 

MIT professor Walter Lewin is a legend in the physics world. Spanish channel lainformacioncom had the special chance to interview the eccentric scientist and made this video about the professor which stands with over 135,000 views

 


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Nov 192012
 

Music Hack Day at MIT is an international 24-hour event where musical nerds of all kinds collaborate to change the music world through technology innovation.

For ‘s project, he connected a simple wireless heart rate monitor to his computer, and by using special software, is able to manipulate the tempo of a song.

His program took his heart rate, divided it by the original tempo of the song, and used that number to control the rate of song speed. 

To demonstrate his invention, he performed jumping jacks while Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe was playing. As his heart beat increased, so did the speed of the song. It’s quite an experience. 

Over the weekend, the video went viral, garnering over 150,000 views. It has also been featured on Geek, NowMSN, and TheDailyWhat

 


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Oct 282012
 

Gangnam Style is one of those Internet phenomenons which don’t just go away that quickly. The latest to jump on board the parody wagon is .

A group of fun loving students spoofed the original viralviral music video like so many before them, with special cameos from professors such as Noam Chomsky. Already, the new music video has over 110,000 views, and is featured on TheDailyWhat, MetaFilter, and Neatorama

 


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