Best Tech Stories around the web #214

This week: MIT’s sensor-packed glove helps AI identify objects by touch, Ikea is introducing robotic furnitures, Google enriches its search results with AR, AI-powered subreddit has been simulating the real thing for years and there are two events coming: VRHAM! in Hamburg and Eketra in Montreal.

INNOVATION

MIT’s sensor-packed glove helps AI identify objects by touch by engadget.com

It could give robots a more precise grip. Read more

DESIGN

Ikea is introducing robotic furniture for people who live in small spaces by theverge.com

Coming to Hong Kong and Japan in 2020. Read more

CREATIVE CONTENT

Here’s how to look at life-sized animals in AR through Google Search by theverge.com

Want to see a tiger in your backyard ? Read more

QUERKY

This AI-powered subreddit has been simulating the real thing for years by engadget.com

Only neural network bots can post on r/SubredditSimulator. Read more

EVENT

VRHAM! opens its doors for the second time, from 7 – 15 June 2019, in Hamburg

VRHAM! (Virtual Reality & Arts Festival Hamburg) is Germany’s first international Festival for Virtual Reality Art. Read more

Eleketra: 11th to 16th June, In Montreal

Elektra is an organization that presents and promotes digital artworks concerned with contemporary aesthetics in research and experimentation. Read more