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35 Innovators Under 35

Better gene editing. Cheaper solar cells. Stretchable electronics. And smarter robots. Meet Jonas Cleveland, CEO of COSY, and the rest of our 2018 list of 35 Innovators Under 35.

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A performance review from the future

MIT Technology Review envisions feedback for future workers.

Intelligent Machines

Google demos Duplex, its AI that sounds exactly like a very weird, nice human

After ethical concerns marred its announcement in May, Google showed off its retooled aural AI that helps you connect with people who still answer the phone.

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These robots are trained to work with nurses to help make decisions in the best interests of patients. Julie Shah, Associate Professor in the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, demonstrates.

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