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Harald Haas’s Li-Fi Vision: Light Bulbs That Transmit Data

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In a TED talk, Harald Haas of the University of Edinburgh shows how a beam from a light bulb can be rigged up to transmit a high definition video stream. The grand vision: LED lights with added microchips will let us transmit thousands of data streams in parallel, enabling us to access the Internet on smartphones wherever there is a light source.

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TED: A manager’s introduction (#TED)

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This week, MIT Sloan Management Review is in Long Beach, Calif., for this year's TED conference, which starts tomorrow. We'll report daily. Now in its 25th year, TED remains an unclassifiable event. The letters of the name originally stood for technology, entertainment, and design, but in recent years the tag line for the event has become "ideas worth spreading."

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