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Autoeater

Midtown’s Rockspinner has been replaced. Meet Autoeater.

We almost shed a tear when we learned that, after three years, Midtown's beloved Rockspinner sculpture was leaving town. But Midtown Alliance recently installed its replacement: Autoeater.
Rockspinner leaving Midtown

If you’ve never spun the giant rock in Midtown, go now

Farewell to the Rockspinner, the 22,000-pound rock that sat faithfully at the intersection of 10th and Peachtree streets for three years.

The Innovation Index

Arthritis Simulation Gloves
Here’s a novel way to make jars and packages easier to open: Let manufacturers see what it’s like to handle products with arthritic hands. These gloves, developed by Georgia Tech Research Institute engineers, stiffen the joints and make it harder to grip, turn, and push down on lids. Some manufacturers are already using the empathy-inducing handwear in product trials, and builders are using them to test doorknobs and cabinet drawers. That should enable companies to prepare for an aging population.

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