InfoSec News Nuggets 7/15/2020

MIT creates a soft-fingered robotic gripper than could eventually tie knots and sew stitches MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has shared the results of a new project in which it built a two-fingered robotic gripper, which has soft pads for dedicated and fine manipulation of objects like cables, sheets and more. The robot’s design is based on how humans use their fingers to do things like untangle wires and tie knots. To…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 4/10/2020

MIT develops privacy-preserving COVID-19 contact tracing inspired by Apple’s ‘Find My’ feature One of the efforts that’s been proposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 is a contact trace and track program, that would allow health officials to keep better tabs on individuals who have been infected, and alert them to potential spread. Contract tracing has already seemingly proven effective in some parts of the world that have managed to curb the coronavirus spread, but…
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