Convened by the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, the AI Policy Forum will develop frameworks and tools for governments and companies to implement concrete policies.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence ethics industry policy law research government global computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society algorithms collaboration mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing
Political science professor will spearhead the Institute’s interdisciplinary center that studies high-impact, complex societal challenges.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
Tags: data networks research school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences faculty technology-and-society idss political-science administration mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing
Designed for students, the program explores on a grand scale how technology can aid or hinder human rights.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: covid-19 pandemic research students awards-honors-and-fellowships school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences technology-and-society 3-questions grants center-for-international-studies
The Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Initiative aims to catalyze evidence-based policy solutions to the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: poverty covid-19 economics pandemic policy health-care learning jobs k-12-education research government education-teaching-academics school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences technology-and-society abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal
By securely aggregating sensitive data from cyber-attacks, the SCRAM platform from MIT CSAIL can quantify an organization’s level of security and suggest what to prioritize.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: industry policy research cyber-security privacy school-of-engineering computer-science-and-technology sloan-school-of-management technology-and-society computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail security-studies-and-military electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing
For the robotics category in a new series celebrating innovation, the USPS chose the bionic prosthesis designed and built by the Media Lab's Biomechatronics group.
Aug. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: robotics research prosthetics assistive-technology media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning alumniae faculty technology-and-society history-of-mit
Presidents of MIT and Indiana University urge America’s leaders to support bipartisan innovation bill.
July 24, 2020 • ~3 min
Tags: artificial-intelligence funding quantum-computing policy research government global computer-science-and-technology president-l-rafael-reif technology-and-society national-science-foundation-nsf innovation-entrepreneurship-ie
As the air cleared after lockdowns, solar installations in Delhi produced 8 percent more power, study shows.
July 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy solar covid-19 pollution pandemic policy india research mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering technology-and-society photovoltaics
Growing program provides free legal services to student entrepreneurs and researchers, while giving law students practical experience.
July 16, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: startups digital-technology law research students innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society martin-trust-center-for-mit-entrepreneurship
How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: climate-change energy environment economics policy carbon-dioxide greenhouse-gases russia emissions research technology-and-society mit-energy-initiative alternative-energy joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change
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