Best Tech Stories around the web #197

This week: MIT is developing an audible laser for discreet communication, a robotic prosthesis to help amputees, the virtual clone of Dali welcomes you in his museum and DeepMind’s AI agents conquer human pros at StarCraft II.

INNOVATION

New Technology Uses Laser To Send Secret Audio Message To People's Ear: Here Are Its Potential Uses by techtimes.com

Researchers at MIT's Lincoln Laboratory apparently managed to find a way to send secret messages directly into a person's ear sans the need for the recipient to use a special communication equipment. Read more

AI Helps Amputees Walk With a Robotic Knee by spectrum.ieee.org

Computer algorithms help prosthetics wearers walk within minutes rather than requiring hours of training. Read more

CREATIVE CONTENT

Dali lives: museum brings artist back to life with ai by thedali.org

Imagine legendary surrealist artist Salvador Dali personally welcoming you to the museum, even sharing observations on current events and the motivations behind his masterpieces. Read more

QUERKY

DeepMind’s AI agents conquer human pros at StarCraft II by theverge.com

But the humans won a single match, leaving room for improvement on both sides. Read more