MIT-DATA

Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals

Hijacking IP addresses is an increasingly popular form of cyber-attack. This is done for a range of reasons, from...

Oct 9 · 3 min read >

Lincoln Laboratory’s new artificial intelligence supercomputer is the most powerful at a university

The new TX-GAIA (Green AI Accelerator) computing system at the Lincoln Laboratory Supercomputing Center (LLSC) has been ranked as...

Sep 27 · 2 min read >

How cities can leverage citizen data while protecting privacy

India is on a path with dual — and potentially conflicting — goals related to the use of citizen data....

Sep 25 · 3 min read >

Meet Carolyn Stein: Researching the economics of science

Carolyn Stein says she’s not a morning person. And yet … “All of a sudden I’m going on bike...

Sep 23 · 4 min read >

3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Sensors are everywhere today, from our homes and vehicles to medical devices, smart phones, and other useful tech. More...

Sep 20 · 3 min read >

Using machine learning to estimate risk of cardiovascular death

Humans are inherently risk-averse: We spend our days calculating routes and routines, taking precautionary measures to avoid disease, danger,...

Sep 12 · 2 min read >

Artificial intelligence could help data centers run far more efficiently

A novel system developed by MIT researchers automatically “learns” how to schedule data-processing operations across thousands of servers —...

Aug 21 · 4 min read >

Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure

Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due...

Aug 19 · 3 min read >

Data-mining for dark matter

When Tracy Slatyer faced a crisis of confidence early in her educational career, Stephen Hawking’s “A Brief History of...

Aug 16 · 4 min read >

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level

Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities,...

Aug 14 · 2 min read >