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In Scientific American, Dr. Alex Lipton and Media Lab Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland call for the creation of new banking regulations.
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US financial institutions are subject to accounting rules and leverage regulations that require an agent to record the gross assets of a re…
Digital Currency Initiative
Since the Bank of England first raised the concept of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in its 2015 research agenda, the subject has g…
Public interest tax analyst Don Griswold introduces Tech for Transparency, inspired by Media Lab Professor Alex Pentland's research.
Transforming data into knowledge
From Bitcoin to NFTs, crypto is making headlines. But what exactly is it, and how does it work?
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“Us” aims to help people develop their sense of empathy. It uses machine learning to analyze interlocutors’ signals (e.g., choice of words,…
The MIT Digital Currency Initiative director serves as a crucial link between cryptocurrency developers and central banks around the world.
Collaboration with Federal Reserve Bank of Boston yields progress in understanding how a digital currency might be developed in the future.
Boston.com reports on research conducted by Human Dynamics head Sandy Pentland, visiting professor Esteban Moro, and collaborators.
The 2021 event, held in Kresge Auditorium and streamed live, was an unmistakable sign that MIT’s campus is up and running.
Sandy Pentland discusses national digital currencies and trade platforms, and how they could upend today's geopolitical hierarchies.
CNBC talks to Neha Narula and other experts about the growing interest in central bank digital currencies.
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
Essays and testimonies on Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency
We investigate the structure and dynamics of a network representative of the global trading market that emerged during the 16th century.
Blockchain technology and the crypto ecosystem it has birthed must come fully within public policy frameworks to reach its full potential.