Billion Prices Project: Introducing real-time economics
December 1, 2010MIT Sloan faculty project to track inflation in real time collects prices from hundreds of worldwide online retailers on a daily basis.
Why telecom regulation needs to change
October 6, 2010Research suggests that the approach that worked with a few large companies with aligned interests needs revisiting in the Internet age.
Broadband picture may not be so bleak
July 16, 2010A new study disputes the claim that Internet data rates in the U.S. are only half as high as advertised; study’s authors call for better data.
An Internet 100 times as fast
June 28, 2010A new network design that avoids the need to convert optical signals into electrical ones could boost capacity while reducing power consumption.
Toward the Semantic Web
June 21, 2010A new standard from the World Wide Web Consortium brings the Web a step closer to realizing the vision of its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee.
Bill Porter in conversation with Howard Anderson
June 9, 2010Presented by MIT Sloan School of Management Dean's Innovative Leader Series
Guerrilla reporting in ‘difficult places’
April 20, 2010Activists describe their experiences using new technology to build free media networks in countries with scant resources or oppressive regimes.
McGovern Institute for Brain Research launches new web site
March 18, 2010Redesign comes as institute nears its 10th anniversary
Also labeled: McGovern Institute
Akamai Technologies' Paul Sagan on leading through adversity
March 16, 2010Presented by MIT Sloan School of Management Dean's Innovative Leader Series
Liberty by Design
December 17, 2009Alan Davidson, Washington Policy Counsel and head of Google's government affairs office gives the Brunel Lecture on Complex Systems, hosted by Engineering Systems Division
What’s new at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media?
December 7, 2009Chris Csikszentmihályi, director of the Center for Future Civic Media, hosts this presentation by the MIT Communications Forum and the Center for Future Civic Media
Race, Politics and American Media
November 9, 2009Juan Williams and J. Phillip Thompson discuss how the collapse of print and other traditional news and the rise of celebrity culture have contributed to the sharp decline of in-depth stories involving race and society.
Securing the web
October 8, 2009A new MIT programming tool would automatically plug holes that hackers exploit.
Whose Internet is it, anyway?
September 28, 2009One of the Internet's chief architects looks at the FCC's proposed Net neutrality rules.