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June 24, 2013
"The standard would increase the amount of capital the lenders must hold to 6 percent of total assets, regardless of their risk, according to four people with knowledge of the talks. That’s twice the level set by global banking supervisors."
June 21, 2013
"While there has been a lot of academic work done on meetings, our research is unique in that it is one of the first studies to use a data-driven approach to meeting analysis.”
June 20, 2013
"You can think of it like a three-dimensional photograph that uses lasers instead of everyday light. One laser is shined on the holographed object while another laser bypasses the object completely."
June 19, 2013
"A growing body of research suggests that the longer you keep your rear end in your chair and your eyes glued to your screen, the less productive you may be."
June 18, 2013
"Besides a digital face, the MIT-developed MACH has speech- and face-recognition tools, allowing it to pick up on behavior, then advise people on how to correct awkward behavior."
New York Times,
June 17, 2013
"Every few months for 12 years, I have visited a Massachusetts prison to teach creative writing to a group of locked-up men."
June 14, 2013
"But the main cause for concern is that network science today means governments can glean remarkable insights from the vast amount of data they compile about their citizens' every move."
June 12, 2013
"What I found at MIT was something a little different. They were plenty smart, but they weren't particularly enamored with that fact. And more than being smart, they were tough."
The Boston Globe,
June 10, 2013
“The exciting thing about these results is the second we turn on the light, the animal stops doing the abnormal thing. It’s immediate...It’s a ‘You don’t believe your eyes’ sort of thing."
New York Daily News,
June 7, 2013
"Cities, blanketed with networks and digital devices, are developing new forms of intelligence...The same is happening inside our cars, which are increasingly filled with different kinds of connected sensors."