Data mining without prejudice
December 16, 2011A new technique for finding relationships between variables in large datasets makes no prior assumptions about what those relationships might be.
Google’s Schmidt: ‘Global mind’ offers new opportunities
November 15, 2011With knowledge and data, a smarter world will divide work between computers and humans, search engine executive chairman says.
Institute teams dominate Clean Energy Prize
May 10, 2011Institute ideas win $200K top prize and all five finalist prizes, with variety of energy solutions.
Turning reviews into ratings
February 3, 2011A new system automatically combs through online reviews to provide recommendations according to unusual criteria.
Crowds and Clouds: Data, sheep, and collaboration in the works of Aaron Koblin
November 17, 2010Delivers Abramowitz Memorial Lecture, hosted by MIT Office of the Arts
Safeguarding data: An MIT responsibility
May 4, 2010To protect the personal data MIT collects and to comply with new Massachusetts regulations, a campus-wide Written Information Security Program (WISP) has been developed.