A global collaboration to move artificial intelligence principles to practice

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.

MIT Schwarzman College of Computing • mit
Oct. 19, 2020 ~5 min

MIT announces plans for fall 2020 semester

Extensive safety protocols will undergird the return of additional students and staff to campus.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
July 7, 2020 ~19 min

The elephant in the server room

Catherine D’Ignazio’s new book, “Data Feminism,” examines problems of bias and power that beset modern information.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
March 9, 2020 ~7 min

How cities can leverage citizen data while protecting privacy

Study offers models for preserving the privacy of citizens while using their data to improve government services.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 25, 2019 ~8 min

Keeping genetic engineering localized

Researchers are developing a so-called "daisy-chain" gene-drive system that provides controls for genetic engineering of certain populations.

Helen Knight | MIT Media Lab • mit
April 2, 2019 ~7 min

Peering under the hood of fake-news detectors

Study uncovers language patterns that AI models link to factual and false articles; underscores need for further testing.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 6, 2019 ~7 min

To build new college, MIT seeks campus and alumni input

Opportunities and new challenges were at the forefront of discussions about the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 2, 2018 ~10 min

How should autonomous vehicles be programmed?

Massive global survey reveals ethics preferences and regional differences.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 24, 2018 ~6 min

3Q: Ernest Moniz on the Vatican climate dialogue | MIT News

Professor emeritus and former U.S. energy secretary reflects on recent meeting with Pope Francis and energy and finance leaders.

MIT Energy Initiative • mit
June 12, 2018 ~4 min

The moral calculus of climate change | MIT News

In a “mathy” philosophy class, students explore the risks, outcomes, and ethical implications of living in a warming world.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
June 4, 2018 ~7 min