Its founding president is Thomas Magnanti, an institute professor with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). During his 3-year term of appointment, Prof Magnanti will be on leave from the MIT faculty and will devote his time fully to the new Singapore university. [Read more…]
Wires suck! My wires just aggregate dust and the worst part is, I often forgot which is plug is for which equipment. Really expect the day to come when no wires are needed for electricity power. Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT’s breakthrough version, WiTricity — a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker.
It’s very cool, isn’t it? Don’t miss the demo part which starts at 6:30.