Anette (Peko) Hosoi, professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, recently gave her Moody Lecture on biologically inspired design and the mathematics that go along with it. Her work is at the interface of biology, physics, math, and engineering, finding inspiration from nature to make more efficient and more useful technology.
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So, I finally looked at the list of blockbusters slated to come out this summer, and gosh there are a ton. With all those options out there, I thought I’d give you guys the ones I’m looking forward to the most.
This week, Charles explores the grey area of social media ad campaigns
This week, Andy discusses allegories to the police state and how Hydra ruins them
In his first column, Andy takes on Django Unchained and 12 Years A Slave. Warning: This article contains explicit clips, disturbing imagery, and possible spoilers for the films Inglorious Basterds, Django Unchained, and 12 Years A Slave.
On 24 March 2014, the world found out that Russia was kicked out of the G8, a forum for the eight leading industrialized countries. Charles’ diligent research reveals what else President Putin has been banned from recently
Jocelyn Goldfein, Director of Engineering at Facebook, spoke on January 29 about her experiences as a woman in a technology field and how she has created her own path in life.
Charles reveals what the leaders of the world are really up to this Valentine’s Day.
Charles is excited by Obama’s “Year of Action,” but wishes we’d catch up to North Korea’s space program.
Charles takes a more serious note this week with the issue of gun control.
Jenna continues to explore the political culture of Washington and finds that even in the midst of a government shutdown, D.C. can still be “overwhelming”.
After spending two months in Denmark, Ben has gotten some perspective on how we think about families in America.