February 25, 2014A system that automatically fills in the gaps in programmers’ code becomes more powerful.
App Inventor launches second iteration
December 30, 2013Since its 2009 creation, more than a million people have registered to use App Inventor, which is now based out of the MIT Media Lab.
Building disaster-relief phone apps on the fly
September 29, 2013Researchers combine powerful new Web standards with the intuitive, graphical MIT App Inventor to aid relief workers with little programming expertise.
Writing programs using ordinary language
July 10, 2013Systems that can convert written specifications into working code in a few narrow cases could be generalized to other tasks.
How computers can learn better
May 28, 2013With a recently released programming framework, researchers show that a new machine-learning algorithm outperforms its predecessors.
Liskov named Charter Fellow of National Academy of Inventors
February 14, 2013
Students take control of satellites on the International Space Station
January 15, 2013200 high-school students participate in MIT’s annual Zero Robotics competition.
Life in BASIC
January 2, 2013Nick Montfort and colleagues examine cultural significance of computer code in new book.
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
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Making Web applications more efficient
August 30, 2012A new system that automatically streamlines database access patterns can make large Web applications up to three times as fast.
Cuthbert receives $500,000 Digging into Data grant
February 10, 2012Will support innovative musicology research