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MIT and The Shortcut to Nirvana

MIT and The Shortcut to Nirvana

The colorful and chaotic Kumbh Mela (Kumbh, for short) is possibly the largest religious gathering on earth. The Hindu pilgrimage, which happens once in twelve years in one of four Indian cities, draws millions of devotees. Now, thanks to Ramesh Raskar, a MIT Media Lab professor whose hometown, Nashik, is the venue for upcoming Kumbh, a group of tech-minded folks from Boston are pitching in with innovations to make the gathering safer among other things. Raskar is the head of MIT’s Camera Culture Group and […]