technology

Creating Peru’s next generation of data scientists

“Participating in the MIT MicroMasters in Statistics and Data Science, I have discovered new concepts and skills that will...

Mar 9 · 3 min read >

The elephant in the server room

Suppose you would like to know mortality rates for women during childbirth, by country, around the world. Where would...

Mar 9 · 4 min read >

Protecting sensitive metadata so it can’t be used for surveillance

MIT researchers have designed a scalable system that secures the metadata — such as who’s corresponding and when —...

Feb 26 · 4 min read >

MIT continues to advance toward greenhouse gas reduction goals

At MIT, making a better world often starts on campus. That’s why, as the Institute works to find solutions...

Feb 21 · 5 min read >

A human-machine collaboration to defend against cyberattacks

Being a cybersecurity analyst at a large company today is a bit like looking for a needle in a...

Feb 21 · 4 min read >

Automated system can rewrite outdated sentences in Wikipedia articles

A system created by MIT researchers could be used to automatically update factual inconsistencies in Wikipedia articles, reducing time...

Feb 12 · 5 min read >

Brainstorming energy-saving hacks on Satori, MIT’s new supercomputer

Mohammad Haft-Javaherian planned to spend an hour at the Green AI Hackathon — just long enough to get acquainted with MIT’s...

Feb 11 · 3 min read >

Hey Alexa! Sorry I fooled you …

A human can likely tell the difference between a turtle and a rifle. Two years ago, Google’s AI wasn’t...

Feb 7 · 2 min read >

A college for the computing age

The mission of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing is to address the opportunities and challenges of...

Feb 4 · 9 min read >

MIT launches master’s in data, economics, and development policy, led by Nobel laureates

This week, the first cohort of 22 students begin classes in MIT’s new master’s program in Data, Economics, and...

Feb 4 · 2 min read >