Data science

Sending clearer signals

In the secluded Russian city where Yury Polyanskiy grew up, all information about computer science came from the outside...

Jan 12 · 5 min read >

Tool predicts how fast code will run on a chip

MIT researchers have invented a machine-learning tool that predicts how fast computer chips will execute code from various applications.  ...

Jan 6 · 3 min read >

Finding a good read among billions of choices

With billions of books, news stories, and documents online, there’s never been a better time to be reading —...

Dec 20 · 2 min read >

Model beats Wall Street analysts in forecasting business financials

Knowing a company’s true sales can help determine its value. Investors, for instance, often employ financial analysts to predict...

Dec 19 · 4 min read >

The uncertain role of natural gas in the transition to clean energy

A new MIT study examines the opposing roles of natural gas in the battle against climate change — as...

Dec 16 · 4 min read >

This object-recognition dataset stumped the world’s best computer vision models

Computer vision models have learned to identify objects in photos so accurately that some can outperform humans on some...

Dec 10 · 3 min read >

A new way to regulate gene expression

Sometimes, unexpected research results are simply due to experimental error. Other times, it’s the opposite — the scientists have...

Dec 9 · 2 min read >

Technology and Policy Program launches Research to Policy Engagement Initiative

The MIT Technology and Policy Program (TPP) has launched a new Research to Policy Engagement Initiative aimed at bridging...

Dec 5 · 1 min read >

Understanding Data Science courses and what they entail

The world is changing and everyone needs to change with it, lest they be left behind. We are now...

Nov 27 · 2 min read >