shadow

Small European nation becomes a “living lab” for urban innovation researchers

When you think of innovation hubs around the world, Andorra, a tiny country tucked between Spain and France, may not come to mind. But, for several years, the 180-square-mile nation of 77,000 people has served as a “living lab” for researchers from MIT Media Lab's City Science Initiative to prototype, deploy, and test urban innovation. The researchers have, for example, developed CityScope Andorra, a 3-D augmented-reality …

shadow

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid first drive review: lighter shade of green

It's easy for the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid to get lost. Short of small “Hybrid” badges on the front fenders, not much on the car's exterior says it's powered by electrons. There's no plug-in variant for now (a role reserved to the Clarity Plug-In sedan), and the latest hybrid Accord is built alongside other Accords in...

shadow

Veteran engineer studies career pathways of today’s graduates

Jim Magarian spent nearly 10 years working for a major aerospace engineering company before becoming a graduate student at MIT, and many of the watershed moments in his engineering career were filled with uncertainy. “I landed in aerospace and wasn't sure what it was going to be like. There were pockets of time where I didn't like what I was doing, got frustrated, and almost left,” Magarian recalls. “Fast forward a few years, now I'm a manager and I have employees going through the same thing. They're caught …

shadow

How Electric Cars Work, & Thus, How To Extend Range

Having owned an electric vehicle for just over 18 months now, I feel able to share my knowledge, which may be of help to those considering an electric vehicle for the first time, or those who have just started out on the road to electric vehicle driving How Electric Cars Work, & Thus, How To Extend Range was originally published on