MIT hackathon, 2014.
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How can elite institutions and an elite territory originate key collaborative practices such as hacking, open knowledge and open innovation? We found out during a recent visit.
MIT’s experiment with a serial killing AI called Norman, based on Psycho’s Norman Bates, underscores the importance of ensuring we get it right when embedding AI with culture.
Artificial Intelligence is set to explode and, as a result, multiple versions of AI are bound to co-exist. It’s time to influence its development into a truly pan-global cultural environment.
Communicating by Vuvuzela, for when anonymity could be a matter of life and death.
With attacks against Tor increasing, prototype anonymising software Vuvuzela takes a different approach.
Bicycles fueling change in Kenya.
An advocate for the power of innovation to improve the world offers some cautions.
MIT has angered fossil fuel divestment proponents, but its strategy of industry engagement is ultimately more effective.
Media can influence our interpretation of suicide clusters.
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Media reporting can not only create a perception of suicide clusters on university campuses, but it can affect the suicide rate in subtle ways.
Does this look like a conservative city to you?
Mesa, Arizona: a place with wide streets and narrow minds. Or so goes a once popular saying about this traditionally laid-back, conservative community that came into official existence in 1883 as a Mormon…
Researchers have developed a method for “silencing” neurons using an external light source. Research done by the Massachusetts…