banking and finance
internet of things
sports and fitness
Transforming data into knowledge
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Understanding and empowering human networks
Suppose that one could put a connected, portable computer into the hands of all the children of the world who lack access to the kind of ...
Creating technology for social change
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Every 98 seconds, a person in the United States is sexually abused. Every 16 hours, a woman in the United States is murdered by her ...
Industrial development is the process by which economies learn how to produce new products and services. But how do economies learn? And ...
Jian Gao, Bogang Jun, Alex Pentland, Tao Zhou, and Cesar A. Hidalgo. Collective Learning in China's Regional Economic Development. arXiv:1703.01369, 2017.
This article originally appeared in the MIT News. Visit the link for more details.For the past four years, researchers at MIT, Tufts Univ...
How we can understand human behavior (rationality, semi-rationality, bounded rationality, and just plain irrationality) in day-to-day behaviors, and in particular in electronic environments.
How to engineer and disseminate powerful, low-cost design and fabrication technologies at a grassroots level.
How to redefine and expand the conceptual framework and language of learning by creating new technologies and spheres of practice.
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
How to bring the programmability of the digital world to the physical world.
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
How to distill meaning from complex everyday experiences.
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How to detect the activity of biological molecules with micro- and nanofabricated devices.
How we can construct information technology and intelligence from the fundamental building blocks of physical media: atoms and molecules.