Tag : Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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“Inactive” pill ingredients could raise the dose of your medication

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The average medication contains a mix of eight “inactive” ingredients added to pills to make them taste better, last longer, and stabilize the active ingredients within. Some...
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Richard Dudley, professor emeritus of mathematics, dies at 81

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Richard Mansfield Dudley, MIT professor emeritus of mathematics, died on Jan. 19 following a long illness. He was 81. Dudley served on the MIT mathematics...
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Dreaming big in a small country

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When Miguel Brechner started planning a new ambitious plan to foster a new generation of data scientists in Uruguay and Latin America, he immediately thought...
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To self-drive in the snow, look under the road

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Car companies have been feverishly working to improve the technologies behind self-driving cars. But so far even the most high-tech vehicles still fail when it...
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Bringing deep learning to life

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Gaby Ecanow loves listening to music, but never considered writing her own until taking 6.S191 (Introduction to Deep Learning). By her second class, the second-year...
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A road map for artificial intelligence policy

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The rapid development of artificial intelligence technologies around the globe has led to increasing calls for robust AI policy: laws that let innovation flourish while...
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Benjamin Chang: Might technology tip the global scales?

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The United States and China seem locked in an ever-tightening embrace, superpowers entangled in a web of economic and military concerns. “Every issue critical to...
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SENSE.nano awards seed grants in optoelectronics, interactive manufacturing

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SENSE.nano has announced the recipients of the third annual SENSE.nano seed grants. This year’s grants serve to advance innovations in sensing technologies for augmented and...
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Bringing artificial intelligence into the classroom, research lab, and beyond

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Artificial intelligence is reshaping how we live, learn, and work, and this past fall, MIT undergraduates got to explore and build on some of the...
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Brainstorming energy-saving hacks on Satori, MIT’s new supercomputer

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Mohammad Haft-Javaherian planned to spend an hour at the Green AI Hackathon — just long enough to get acquainted with MIT’s new supercomputer, Satori. Three days later, he...
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Drawing daily doodles: Chalk of the Day brightens MIT

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The Ray and Maria Stata Center is an architectural staple of MIT’s campus. Inside the angled walls and modern exterior lives the Computer Science and...
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Hey Alexa! Sorry I fooled you …

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A human can likely tell the difference between a turtle and a rifle. Two years ago, Google’s AI wasn’t so sure. For quite some time,...
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A college for the computing age

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The mission of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing is to address the opportunities and challenges of the computing age — from hardware...
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At halfway point, SuperUROP scholars share their research results

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MIT undergraduates are rolling up their sleeves to address major problems in the world, conducting research on topics ranging from nursing care to money laundering...
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Demystifying artificial intelligence

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Natalie Lao was set on becoming an electrical engineer, like her parents, until she stumbled on course 6.S192 (Making Mobile Apps), taught by Professor Hal Abelson....
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Three from MIT are named 2020 fellows of the IEEE

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Among the newly selected 2020 class of fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) are three members of the MIT community: Hari...

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