I spend about 10% of most work days keeping up on emerging technologies, experiential activations, interactive art, advances in scientific research, and other things that grab my attention. When I read something that I find interesting, I generally push it out to my twitter followers. Each Friday I review my feed and compile the stories that have resonated most with my followers over the previous week.

Gene-edited ants show that even small changes in DNA can have a large impact on social behavior:

Nike’s Paris store uses augmented reality from SmartPixels to visualize NikeID customizations:

Several teams successfully tested Hyperloop prototypes on SpaceX’s 1-mile test track Sunday:

From the creators of Vespa, Gita is a personal cargo robot to carry your stuff & follow you around:

Researchers predict we’ll have autonomous flying cars within 10-15 years:

UK grocer Ocado (with Disney Research) are developing a robot with soft hands for packing fruit in bags:

A look at some ways that AI can help combat the global shortage of medical professionals:

Robotic sleeves to help hearts beat could lead the way to medical breakthroughs:

The AI in autonomous cars will learn like our smartphones do now:

Boston Dynamics’ latest robot ‘Handle’ combines wheels with legs for jumping and carrying things:

MIT researchers made a nearly-invisible hydrogel robot so soft and stealthy it can grab a fish:

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