The MIT Press releases a comprehensive report on open-source publishing software

Report catalogs, analyzes available open-source publishing software; warns open publishing must grapple with siloed development and community-owned ecosystems.

Jessica Pellien | MIT Press | Aug. 8, 2019 | mit
~4 mins   

Tags: open-source mit-press media-lab research school-of-architecture-and-planning digital-humanities grants data analytics statistics open-access libraries

MIT adds computational Earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences to its PhD offerings

New EAPS thesis field is the most recent to join the computational science and engineering doctoral program within the Center for Computational Engineering.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS | Jan. 9, 2019 | mit
~4 mins   

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Study: There’s real skill in fantasy sports

Researchers find most fantasy sports are based on skill, not luck.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | Nov. 7, 2018 | mit
~10 mins   

Tags: aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering algorithms analytics mechanical-engineering research school-of-engineering school-of-science statistics data

MITx MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science opens enrollment | MIT News

Program offers path to an accelerated master’s degree at seven universities.

Chuck Leddy | MIT Open Learning | June 11, 2018
~11 mins |

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Device allows a personal computer to process huge graphs | MIT News

With novel system, data scientists can analyze massive networks without the need for power-hungry servers.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | May 31, 2018
~8 mins |

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Empowering refugees worldwide by providing tools for social change | MIT News

New collaboration joins together MITx MicroMasters, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and MIT Refugee Action Hub.

Chuck Leddy | MIT Open Learning | May 1, 2018
~8 mins |

Tags:  office-of-open-learning  micromasters  economics  abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal  online-learning  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  poverty  data  analytics  technology-and-society  education-teaching-academics

Using data science to improve public policy | MIT News

MIT Policy Hackathon, run by students within MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, seeks interdisciplinary solutions to societal challenges.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | April 23, 2018
~7 mins |

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Second annual Women in Data Science conference showcases research, explores challenges | MIT News

Co-hosted by MIT's Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, WiDS Cambridge brings together students, academic leaders, and industry partners.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | March 19, 2018
~7 mins |

Tags:  special-events-and-guest-speakers  data  analytics  idss  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  women-in-stem  school-of-engineering

Seeking the stories behind the data | MIT News

MIT Senior Olivia Zhao will study economics as a Marshall Scholar.

Fatima Husain | MIT News Office | Dec. 10, 2017
~9 mins |

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