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A Matter of Time

How the Internet of Things infiltrated one home, and what it could signal about the future of privacy and security.

How the Internet of Things infiltrated one home, and what it could signal about the future of privacy and security.

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How We Roll

Is America Ready for a Driverless Future?

Going driverless could be the biggest reboot of the American transportation system since the horse and buggy went the way of, well, the horse and buggy. Are we ready to make it happen? |Long Read

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How the Net Was Won

The ARPANET came before it. And the World Wide Web and browser technology would later make it accessible for the masses. But in between, a small Ann Arbor-based group labored on the NSFNET in relative obscurity to build—and ultimately to save—the Internet. |Long Read

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Making A Middle Class

Can engineering education lift Ethiopia? |Long Read

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Artificial Intelligence

Can we create machines who learn like we do? |Long Read

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Toilet to Table

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Which Way to Mars?

Is a trip to Mars closer today, or as far away as ever? |Long Read

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In Our Image

How and why we make machines that move like us |Long Read

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True Believers

Anguish + Elation in the Student Section

Game day makes everything else seem dull. |Long Read

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Life, Engineered

How Lynn Conway Reinvented Her World and Ours

She’s been called the hidden hand in the movement that enabled smartphones, PCs and the very fabric of Silicon Valley. |Long Read

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The Room

A View from Inside Bursley Hall

For four months, Matthias Schotanus would call his room in Bursley his home and would share it with three sophomore roommates he hadn't yet met. |Long Read

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Computer Science with Soul

Students in a software engineering course developed technologies to help one teen communicate. They're also working to fill a void in the market for assistive devices. |Long Read

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