On Fridays I post here my favorite stories about emerging technologies, experiential activations, interactive art, advances in scientific research, and other things I find inspirational.

UW researchers showed that autonomous cars can be confused by altered street signs:

Image: University of Washington

Amazon wants to build an intermodal network of mobile drone maintenance and delivery systems:

Image: Amazon

A look at the various attempts to harvest ambient energy to power internet of things devices:

Image: Alta Devices

A European study concluded that extreme weather events like heat waves could cause a 50x increase in deaths by 2100:

Image: AFP

Neurable’s EEG headset HTC Vive add-on lets you control virtual reality with your mind:

Image: Wareable

MIT is using radio waves and AI to more accurately study sleep without intrusive sensors:

Image: iStock

Deeplearning.ai is Andrew Ng’s new series of deep learning AI classes on Coursera:

Image: Techcrunch

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