Technology and society
Bringing innovation to the world
October 18, 2010MIT’s Deshpande Center helps technologies bridge the gap between the lab and the marketplace. The Obama administration likes what it sees.
Construction begins on high-performance computing center
October 6, 2010President Hockfield joins Gov. Patrick and others at groundbreaking ceremony.
Hockfield says research universities must help cultivate science, math teachers
September 14, 2010At a Brookings Institution event, the MIT president warns U.S. STEM-education gap to have ‘disastrous consequences’ on nation.
Financial impacts of ‘cap and trade’
August 4, 2010Analysis shows that, contrary to some claims, proposed legislation to limit carbon emissions would not disadvantage those with lower incomes.
Technology and Policy Program student named Switzer Environmental Fellow
July 28, 2010Among 21 granted fellowships this year
Guerrilla reporting in ‘difficult places’
April 20, 2010Activists describe their experiences using new technology to build free media networks in countries with scant resources or oppressive regimes.
Communications Forum on The Culture Beat and New Media
March 4, 2010Featuring Bill Marx, Douglas McLennan, moderated by David Thorburn