Are you a tech junkie looking for a cool way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? You’ll have to head to Times Square before the big day. The Somerville-based 3-D printing startup Formlabs created a giant lens with a heart shaped cutout in the middle. The 10-by-12-foot structure made out of 1,000 clear plastic tiles, is called “Window to the Heart” and captures the lights of Times Square to illuminate the heart in the center.
Car accidents, surprise snowstorms and traffic jams. That might sound like your typical winter commute into the office, but for delivery truck drivers this can be an everyday annoyance that’s almost unavoidable. Until now. Wise Systems, a Boston startup, is aiming to correct the problem by pairing machine learning technology with the GPS in delivery truck drivers’ mobile phones. The end results? A delivery route that can be adjusted in real-time.
The Special Senate Committee on Net Neutrality was formed following the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to rescind the regulation. In her testimony on Tuesday, Maura Healy said, “We are challenging the FCC’s even more troubling attempt to preempt all state and local laws reinstating net neutrality. I know you share these concerns, which is why we are also challenging the FCC’s claims it can wholly preempt state law.”
Will you be checking out some of these events or are we missing anything?