medicine
How a Medical Stress Sensor Evolved Into a Beautiful Wearable for All

Seven years ago, an MIT professor named Rosalind Picard developed a wristband called iCalm to help autistic kids manage stress by monitoring electrical activity on the skin. Today, Picard and her team want to put their device in your hands. What happened in between is a fascinating story about the role of accidental discoveries in science and design. Read More >>

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US Government Destroys Millions of Quid of Hardware in Absurd Effort to Stop Malware

This is a story about government incompetence on the grossest, most unforgivable scale. Here's how the US's Economic Development Administration unnecessarily spent about £1.5 million to fight a common case of malware. Warning: much innocent hardware was lost. Yes, even the mice. Read More >>