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Hybrid Bicycle Tracks Your Environment

May 29, 2010

The Cophenhagen Wheel, a project of MIT’s Senseable City Lab, transforms an everyday bike into “a hybrid e-bike that provides feedback on pollution, traffic congestion and road conditions in real-time.” And yes, that’s an iPhone mounted on the handlebars. Thanks to Nathan Yau of FlowingData for the heads-up on this. Nathan writes: The wheel stores…

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Reality Mining at MIT

March 9, 2008

Earlier this week I had a chance to drop in on Nathan Eagle‘s presentation at ETech about using the Bluetooth feature on mobile phones to keep track, not only of where people are, but who happens to be nearby. This research is part of the larger Human Dynamics Group at MIT run by Sandy Pentland….