The massive shift from the office to remote work will test the internet in ways it hasn’t been tested before, a Harvard expert on the technology industry said, offering a real-time experiment that will likely see failures, but from which unexpected solutions will also emerge.
March 18, 2020 • ~13 min
Tags: science-technology engineering covid-19 coronavirus internet alvin-powell engineering-technology jim-waldo online-learning remote-work stress-test work-from-home
Radcliffe researcher explores how to create a framework for the Internet of Things that minimizes risk and maximizes safety.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: science-technology artificial-intelligence radcliffe-institute-for-advanced-study engineering-technology rensselaer-polytechnic-institute fran-berman
New technology helps dissect how the brain ignores or acts on information
Feb. 7, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: science-technology physics chemistry neuroscience attention electricity basic-research neurons chemistry-and-chemical-biology science adam-cohen caitlin-mcdermott-murphy engineering-technology optogenetics sensory-overload
The landscape of the illegal drug trade changes constantly, particularly amid the current opioid crisis. Law-enforcement officers regularly find or confiscate pills, powders, and other substances and need to know their composition as quickly as possible to determine legal charges and sometimes to issue lifesaving warnings. Carfentanil is a case in point. This cousin to […]
Nov. 13, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: chemistry basic-research fas george-whitesides health-medicine fentanyl opioid-epidemic caitlin-mcdermott-murphy engineering-technology cambridge carfentanil christoffer-abrahamsson dea drug-analysis drug-enforcement-administration forensic-science law-enforcement
A HubWeek panel exploring ethics in the digital world featured computer scientist and entrepreneur Rana el Kaliouby and Harvard Professor Danielle Allen.
Oct. 3, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: science-technology hubweek adi-ignatius danielle-allen edmond-j-safra-center-for-ethics engineering-technology harvard-business-review rana-el-kaliouby
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