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What MIT Researchers Got After Flipping Google's Predictive Search On Its Head

A grant from DARPA allowed Neil Gershenfeld, head of MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms, along with students, to flip the idea that powers Google's predictive search on its head -- allowing researchers to turn binary code into physical objects. A little geeky, but stick with Mark Wilson as he explains how MIT researchers developed a robotic manifestation of raw digital data called the Milli-Motein through some of the same ideas that make up Google search in order to create an object where the material "itself can change shape."

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