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“In a resilient economy, power and decision-making should be distributed among a diverse set of stakeholders."
MIT Governance Lab and the Institute for Governance Reform work with the government of Sierra Leone to conduct rapid-response surveys.
With each major crisis, be it pandemic, war, or major new technology, there has been the need to reinvent our society.
Let’s jumpstart a new infrastructure for industry, health, learning, and the people.
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.
E14 Venture Summit celebrates the diversity of spinoff companies from the Media Lab.
Ariel Ekblaw and Charles Bolden consider the future of human spaceflight.
Four social-impact startups reveal how they manage privacy laws and concerns—even if they’re not required to.
Civic Media head Ethan Zuckerman and others discuss how increasing team diversity can improve outcomes.
Ethan Zuckerman and other experts contextualize the real risks of the mobile internet.
By Dell Cameron and Dhruv MehrotraAs reporters raced this summer to bring new details of Ring’s law enforcement contracts to…
DCI head Neha Narula offers perspective on the draw of decentralization.
Alum Ben Waber talks about how the spinoff Humanyze has worked to create a culture that supports employees in taking parental leave.
Ten multi-disciplinary teams join MIT’s design entrepreneurship accelerator.
The first MIT Computational Law report features an essay by Sandy Pentland, head of the Human Dynamics group.
Here are proven thought starters for creating a business culture that nurtures disruptive change
Moinina David Sengeh, PhD ’16, is trying to bring innovation into “the heart of government.”
Congratulations to Joy Buolamwini and Amanda Nguyen for being recognized in the "Advocates" category.
Computer scientist Pranav Mistry has been appointed as the President and CEO of STAR Labs .
Ito shares his thoughts on the difficulty of making the right decisions in the face of what, to the public, appears to be obviously wrong.
Space Exploration Initiative research aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard experiment capsule crossed the Karman line for three minutes
Joi Ito tells Reid Hoffman what he learned about management, diversity, and openness from being a DJ in Chicago in the ‘80s.
How your company is killing innovation.
Researchers find that, in published AI research, industry is overtaking academia, and the diversity of fields represented has declined.
Public talk outlines ambitious plans to make his nation a hub for technology and innovation.
MIT Media Lab’s new interactive “Atlas of Inequality” shows that “segregation is not just about where you live, but what you do."
Leaders from government, philanthropy, academia, and industry say collaboration is key to make sure AI serves the public good.
"We must provide a mechanism for civil society to be informed and engaged in the way in which algorithms are used."
Four Lab researchers caution against credulous acceptance of rosy humanistic pronouncements.
Study explores the micromechanisms underlying regional economic diversification.