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Articles from MIT Technology Review (January 1, 2018)

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A Survival Strategy for Clean-Energy Startups: Kenan Sahin figured out that for battery startups to succeed, they need to accept that they can't do it all themselves. Temple, James 1812
Amazon Key. Condliffe, Jamie Brief article 124
An Amazing Capacity. Brief article 144
An Electric Semi Won't Work--but Seven in a Row Might: Platooning might make the economics reasonable for short-haul electric trucking. Temple, James 476
Andrew Ng Has a Chatbot That Can Help with Depression: Woebot combines cognitive behavioral therapy with advances in natural language to create a virtual counselor. Knight, Will 596
APPS THAT HINT AT A FANCIFUL FAKE FUTURE: A new wave of mobile AR and VR apps is here, and these are the ones you need to check out. Metz, Rachel 1313
As AI Takes Over Jobs, Small Cities Will Suffer the Most: Larger cities are more resilient to technological unemployment. Woyke, Elizabeth 477
Can China Contain Bitcoin? It is trying. But the cryptocurrency is bigger than any country, even the one where it has been most popular. Parker, Emily 2970
CRISPR 2.0 Is Here, and It's Way More Precise: It could one day be used to treat a range of inherited diseases. Mullin, Emily 739
Experiencing War through VR: A pioneering photojournalist hopes VR can restore war photography's dramatic power to influence and inform us. Roush, Wade 1959
Gene Editing Could Rewrite the GMO Debate. Rotman, David Editorial 455
Guardian GT. Condliffe, Jamie Brief article 123
I Tried the Desktop of the Future--I'll Stick with the Past: Augmented reality may eventually help you work. But a few days with the Meta 2 headset suggest it has a way to go. Metz, Rachel Product/service evaluation 471
New Twists in the Road to Quantum Supremacy: Quantum computers will soon surpass conventional ones, but it will take time to make the machines useful. Knight, Will 519
Pixel Buds. Metz, Rachel Brief article 113
Raffi Krikorian. Interview 761
Sending Heat into Space: SkyCool's advanced materials could reinvent air conditioning and refrigeration--cutting costs and greenhouse gases in the process. Temple, James 330
The Great Al Paradox: Don't worry about supersmart Al eliminating all the jobs. That's just a distraction from the problems even relatively dumb computers are causing. Bergstein, Brian 2595
The Surgeon Who Wants to Connect You to the Internet with a Brain Implant: Eric Leuthardt believes that in the near future we will allow doctors to insert electrodes into our brains so we can communicate directly with computers and each other. Piore, Adam 3784
THESE ARE NOT YOUR FATHER'S GMOS: A new wave of gene-edited crops are dodging regulators, and they're about to reach stores. Regalado, Antonio 2992
What I Learned from the People Who Built the Atom Bomb: Technologists want their creations to do good for the world. We should make it easier for them to accomplish that. Carter, Ash 1136
Why People Get Religious about Bitcoin: The cryptocurrency's price is soaring, but the fervor is about more than just an investment opportunity. Orcutt, Mike 555
Will You Be Among the First to Pick Your Kids' Genes? As machine learning unlocks predictions from DNA databases, scientists say parents could have choices never before possible. Regalado, Antonio 1919

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