Children Helping Science, co-led by Professor Laura Schulz, brings research to families, and families to research.
June 9, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: covid-19 psychology pandemic research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences crowdsourcing childhood
Discovery made through the Disk Detective project could help the search for new planets.
June 2, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: physics astrophysics space astronomy exoplanets nasa research school-of-science kavli-institute planetary-science crowdsourcing astronomy-and-planetary-science
Based on crowdsourced data, app helps patients, EMTs, and physicians determine real-time availability of hospital resources.
April 23, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 startups pandemic digital-technology health-care data research apps school-of-engineering innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie alumniae computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering disaster-response crowdsourcing mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing
Text-generating tool pinpoints and replaces specific information in sentences while retaining humanlike grammar and style.
Feb. 12, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: machine-learning social-media internet data research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society algorithms computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail crowdsourcing
Study identifies reasons for unsettled editing disagreements and offers predictive tools that could improve deliberation.
Nov. 6, 2018 • ~9 min
Tags: machine-learning social-media internet data research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail crowdsourcing
Cryptographic system could enable “crowdsourced” genomics, with volunteers contributing information to privacy-protected databases.
May 7, 2018 • ~7 min
Tags: mathematics medicine genetics biology privacy school-of-engineering school-of-science electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail health-sciences-and-technology crowdsourcing cryptography
Network tracks the evolution of microbial communities in sourdough starter mixtures shared around the world.
April 12, 2018 • ~7 min
Tags: evolution bacteria microbes school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering undergraduate-research-opportunities-program-urop crowdsourcing
CSAIL’s “Squadbox” uses “friendsourcing” to better support targets of cyberbullying.
April 5, 2018 • ~5 min
Tags: social-media internet research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail crowdsourcing
Web-based system automatically evaluates proposals from far-flung data scientists.
Oct. 30, 2017 • ~5 min
Tags: machine-learning data school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids computer-modeling crowdsourcing
Boston-area volunteers gather at MIT to help identify post-hurricane conditions in the territory
Oct. 16, 2017 • ~3 min
Tags: hurricanes natural-disasters school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning special-events-and-guest-speakers mit-libraries disaster-response crowdsourcing
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