Human Dynamics group members explore how technical CBDC design choices can be used to make a CBDC inherently resistant to money laundering.
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Hossein Rahnama, a visiting professor at the Media Lab, and Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland explore the new rules of data privacy.
For the paper "Modeling the Co-evolution of Behaviors and Social Relationships Using Mobile Phone Data"
Watch: Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland and Consumer Reports Digital Lab co-hosted a virtual event to discuss an early draft of a Data Rights Protocol.
Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland speaks during a TEDxMIT event about how distributed data technologies can help community social structures.
Boston.com reports on research conducted by Human Dynamics head Sandy Pentland, visiting professor Esteban Moro, and collaborators.
Sandy Pentland discusses national digital currencies and trade platforms, and how they could upend today's geopolitical hierarchies.
Congratulations to the team at Media Lab spinoff Ginger, which is merging with Headspace!
Entrepreneurship class MAS.664 launches businesses with a global reach.
Economic segregation isn't just limited to neighborhoods; it's part of the places you visit every day.
Research finds Covid-19-related lockdowns led to a marked reduction in walking in lower-income areas of major metropolises.
Cooperation or Competition: The role of AI in national security and competitiveness
Thibault Schrepel discusses a new paper on roads to improve antitrust law with co-authors from the Human Dynamics group.
An interview with MIT’s Sandy Pentland.
CIS research affiliate describes his goals in creating a webinar series exploring sustainable development in Africa.
Recognizing individuals who already achieved several lifetimes’ worth of breakthroughs, founding, or funding new innovations and industries
These awards recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in the field.
“In a resilient economy, power and decision-making should be distributed among a diverse set of stakeholders."
Quartz at Work looks at ways that online meetings, with tools like those developed by certain spinoffs, can improve management decisions.
"Building the New Economy" envisions data co-ops to make it easier for people to control and analyze their own financial and health data.
With each major crisis, be it pandemic, war, or major new technology, there has been the need to reinvent our society.
Study cautions against using static org charts during COVID-19 crisis.
April 17, 2020
April 4, 2020
Tools and tactics for maximizing effective communication and decision-making while minimizing the spread of illness.
MIT Industrial Liaison Program with professors Yossi Sheffi, Alex Pentland, and Andrew Lo to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on business.
Human Dynamics head Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland discusses the necessity of social connections.
The first MIT Computational Law report features an essay by Sandy Pentland, head of the Human Dynamics group.
Essays and testimonies on Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency
The Global Financial Crisis was a wasted opportunity to reorganize the world financial ecosystem.
Christian Grothoff and Alex PentlandLibra, the new global payment system which Facebook, Mastercard, Visa, PayPal, and other major pla…
A paper introduces machine behavior: the interdisciplinary study of AI systems as a new class of actors with unique behavioral patterns.
The RoboChain project has been recognized with the best paper award at the Tenth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Soc…
This October, MIT celebrated the inaugural MIT Legal Forum on AI & Blockchain which aimed to provide a space in which legal professiona…
A collection of archival links from the group for publications, press, and other information.
Media Lab researchers win three of six categories in inaugural contest.
Digital single market conference on the free movement of data (see Professor Alex "Sandy" Pentland from minute 36)The priorities of the Est…
The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) has named the 17 members of its newly established Board.
Sandy Pentland explains the single activity that characterizes creative workplace—and it's probably something that you love doing.
Professor Pentland explains the single activity that characterixes creative workplace—and it's probably something that you love doing.
In a room at The MIT Media Lab, you can find the dreamscape of small children everywhere. Giant cities, in perfect detail, constructed enti…