Many man-made and natural networks have same underlying architecture
November 3, 2011In first DES4, Albert-László Barabási explains the concept of scale-free networks using the Web.
Increasing fuel efficiency with a smartphone
August 25, 2011A network of dashboard-mounted phones can collect data on traffic lights and tell drivers how to avoid inefficient stopping and starting.
December 10, 2010An MIT project provides a way to preserve information in constantly changing networks, without resorting to a shared server.
Cars as traffic sensors
September 24, 2010A new algorithm optimizes the dissemination of information about traffic and road conditions through networks of wirelessly connected cars.
Web sites that can take a punch
March 17, 2010By preventing web applications from deviating from their normal behavior, a new MIT system can keep them online even during a cyberattack.