Best Tech Stories around the web #245

This week: Tesla reveals prototype artificial respirator made from parts of its Model 3, Yangyang Ding designs metal tools to help Mandarin speakers pronounce English sounds, and the event Laval Virtual will take place in virtual from April 22nd to 24th.

INNOVATION

Tesla reveals prototype artificial respirator made from parts of its Model 3 by archyde.com

Since the start of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic, many private companies have pledged to help governments by building or purchasing donated equipment from hospitals. And automaker Tesla is no exception. Indeed, after buying more than a thousand respirators then redistributed to American hospitals, Elon Musk recently revealed the new ventilator prototype developed by Tesla and made from auto parts of its Model 3. Read more

DESIGN

Yangyang Ding designs metal tools to help Mandarin speakers pronounce English sounds by dezeen.com

Rhode Island School of Design student Yangyang Ding has created a series of metal instruments to help Mandarin speakers pronounce difficult English sounds. Read more

EVENT

Laval Virtual 22 - 24 April 2020

For this “virtual” 22nd edition, Laval Virtual asserts its expertise and its role as a facilitator in virtual reality with 6 conference cycles: VRtical, TransVRsal, ConVRgence, Virtual World, Art and Tech Talk. A complete and visionnary programme with speakers and experts from all around the world. Discover the event