Powering better online document viewing
October 29, 2013Fast-growing startup Crocodoc is developing technology that converts documents into HTML for easy viewing and embedding.
Building culture in digital media
October 23, 2013Fox Harrell’s new book presents a ‘manifesto’ detailing how computing can create powerful new forms of expression and culture.
Keeping ‘digital storefronts’ fresh
October 1, 2013Fast-growing startup Locu helps businesses synch their online information, across the Web, instantaneously.
Chairman of McEwen Mining to speak at MIT big data conference
August 27, 2013Rob McEwen will discuss how big data and the Internet led to a major gold strike, transforming the mining industry.
A faster Internet — designed by computers?
July 18, 2013Computer-designed algorithms for controlling network congestion yield transmission rates two to three times as high as those designed by humans.
Diversifying your online world
June 17, 2013In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’
Faculty describe experiments with digital learning on MacVicar Day
March 22, 2013Participants discuss how they are 'reimagining the MIT classroom.'
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IS&T addresses concerns about MIT’s network
February 5, 2013Information Services & Technology sheds light on recent service interruptions, as well as steps taken to mitigate risks to the MIT network.
When it comes to fostering innovation, student group says 'Do it!'
November 19, 2012Lady Gaga collaborator and Interscope executive highlights do.it@MIT’s wide-ranging approach.
3 Questions: A Web for everyone
October 19, 2012Judy Brewer leads the Web Accessibility Initiative, which developed standards that help make the Web accessible to people with disabilities.
It's time to renew your MIT personal certificates
July 3, 2012As happens each year around this time, MIT's personal web certificates will soon require renewal. Certificates obtained in the past year are set to expire on July 31.
Glen Urban, former MIT Sloan dean, retires to focus on research; leaves behind $1 million gift
June 11, 2012Establishes a PhD marketing fellowship at the school
Wiki archiving process under way
June 6, 2012As part of an effort to improve the performance and usability of the MIT Wiki Service, IS&T will begin an annual archiving of wiki spaces starting this summer.
MITx: What the students think
April 26, 2012From Buenos Aires to Honolulu to Montreal, a virtual community grows up around the online initiative’s prototype course.
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 19, 2012For Anant Agarwal, MITx, the Institute’s new online-learning initiative, isn’t just a means of democratizing education. It’s a way to reinvent it.
MIT iPhone and Android apps provide access to many Libraries' services
January 19, 2012Download the free MIT Mobile Android or Mobile iPhone app and gain access to many MIT services, including several offered by the Libraries.
What is MITx?
December 19, 2011Answering common questions about the Institute’s new approach to online education.
In the World: Fostering entrepreneurship in developing nations
December 12, 2011In 11 years, MIT’s Accelerating Information Technology Innovation (AITI) program has trained more than 1,500 budding entrepreneurs in seven countries.