Archives for April 2002

StudioMIT: A Digital Academic Village

“Compare a crowded urban mall and a crowded college campus. The mall has designer clothes, the smell of fast food, and roving groups of young people. The campus has classrooms, the smell of fast food, and roving groups of young people…”

Micronews, Microsoft Research Current Research, April 2002

Original Link: http://research.microsoft.com/features/StudioMIT.asp (No longer active)

Sensors atop flagpole measure movement

“On a breezy day, a flag can take a real beating as it blows around at the top of a flagpole. Now there’s a way to know just what conditions are like on that pole, thanks to a project that placed sensors at the top of one campus flagpole to transmit data to a web site in real time…”

Tech Talk, April 3, 2002

Original Link: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/tt/2002/apr03/flagpole.html (No longer active)