Isolat, a volunteer collaboration organized by the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, informs coronavirus policy by analyzing data associated with the pandemic.
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In a new book, Professor David Kaiser describes dramatic shifts in the history of an evolving discipline.
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Automated tools can help emergency managers make decisions, plan routes, and quantify road damage at city scales.
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Survey from the Saxe Lab aims to measure the toll of social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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A multinational team develops new tools to slow the spread of pandemics.
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Congestion control system could help streaming video, mobile games, and other applications run more smoothly.
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Bluetooth signals from your smartphone could automate Covid-19 contact tracing while preserving privacy
A system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.
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Consortium includes industry, government, and academic institutions.
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An MIT team discusses the pitfalls of “parachute research” and the importance of “sociotechnical” factors.
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Catherine D’Ignazio’s new book, “Data Feminism,” examines problems of bias and power that beset modern information.
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