Textual analysis of social media posts finds users’ anxiety and suicide-risk levels are rising, among other negative trends.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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Featuring advocates, program coordinators, researchers, and program participants, podcast series paints a holistic picture of summer youth employment programs and how research helps strengthen them.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~3 min
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Machine learning system from MIT CSAIL can look at chest X-rays to diagnose pneumonia — and also knows when to defer to a radiologist.
July 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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Text-generating tool pinpoints and replaces specific information in sentences while retaining humanlike grammar and style.
Feb. 12, 2020 • ~10 min
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Study analyzes how networks can distort voters’ perceptions and change election results.
Sept. 4, 2019 • ~8 min
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Study uncovers language patterns that AI models link to factual and false articles; underscores need for further testing.
Feb. 6, 2019 • ~7 min
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Moods expressed on social media tend to decline when air pollution gets worse, study finds.
Jan. 21, 2019 • ~6 min
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Study identifies reasons for unsettled editing disagreements and offers predictive tools that could improve deliberation.
Nov. 6, 2018 • ~9 min
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MIT Statistics and Data Science Conference highlights new approaches and varied applications.
May 8, 2018 • ~5 min
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