Read the Latest Article in The Guardian From Waze for crowds to Uber for street food – MIT innovatio
Ramesh Raskar, who spearheads the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’sKumbhathon venture, is head of MIT’s Camera Culture group, conducting multidisciplinary research in optics, sensors, probes and software processing. “The Kumbhathon was conceived as a sandbox initiative to create a prototype ecosystem with the broader vision of game-changing innovation at its core,” he explains. The challenges of the 2015 Kumbh Nashik will be mapped to help address similar issues in refugee camps, concerts such as Burning Man in the Nevada desert and in emerging cities across the world.
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