Diversifying your online world
June 17, 2013In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’
Faculty describe experiments with digital learning on MacVicar Day
March 22, 2013Participants discuss how they are 'reimagining the MIT classroom.'
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IS&T addresses concerns about MIT’s network
February 5, 2013Information Services & Technology sheds light on recent service interruptions, as well as steps taken to mitigate risks to the MIT network.
When it comes to fostering innovation, student group says 'Do it!'
November 19, 2012Lady Gaga collaborator and Interscope executive highlights do.it@MIT’s wide-ranging approach.
3 Questions: A Web for everyone
October 19, 2012Judy Brewer leads the Web Accessibility Initiative, which developed standards that help make the Web accessible to people with disabilities.
It's time to renew your MIT personal certificates
July 3, 2012As happens each year around this time, MIT's personal web certificates will soon require renewal. Certificates obtained in the past year are set to expire on July 31.
Glen Urban, former MIT Sloan dean, retires to focus on research; leaves behind $1 million gift
June 11, 2012Establishes a PhD marketing fellowship at the school
Wiki archiving process under way
June 6, 2012As part of an effort to improve the performance and usability of the MIT Wiki Service, IS&T will begin an annual archiving of wiki spaces starting this summer.
MITx: What the students think
April 26, 2012From Buenos Aires to Honolulu to Montreal, a virtual community grows up around the online initiative’s prototype course.
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 19, 2012For Anant Agarwal, MITx, the Institute’s new online-learning initiative, isn’t just a means of democratizing education. It’s a way to reinvent it.
MIT iPhone and Android apps provide access to many Libraries' services
January 19, 2012Download the free MIT Mobile Android or Mobile iPhone app and gain access to many MIT services, including several offered by the Libraries.
What is MITx?
December 19, 2011Answering common questions about the Institute’s new approach to online education.
In the World: Fostering entrepreneurship in developing nations
December 12, 2011In 11 years, MIT’s Accelerating Information Technology Innovation (AITI) program has trained more than 1,500 budding entrepreneurs in seven countries.
Billion Prices Project: Introducing real-time economics
December 1, 2010MIT Sloan faculty project to track inflation in real time collects prices from hundreds of worldwide online retailers on a daily basis.
Why telecom regulation needs to change
October 5, 2010Research suggests that the approach that worked with a few large companies with aligned interests needs revisiting in the Internet age.
Broadband picture may not be so bleak
July 15, 2010A new study disputes the claim that Internet data rates in the U.S. are only half as high as advertised; study’s authors call for better data.
An Internet 100 times as fast
June 27, 2010A new network design that avoids the need to convert optical signals into electrical ones could boost capacity while reducing power consumption.
Toward the Semantic Web
June 21, 2010A new standard from the World Wide Web Consortium brings the Web a step closer to realizing the vision of its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee.
Bill Porter in conversation with Howard AndersonSubscribe
June 9, 2010Presented by MIT Sloan School of Management Dean's Innovative Leader Series