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Center to advance predictive simulation research established at MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

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Understanding the degradation of materials in extreme environments is a scientific problem with major technological applications, ranging from spaceflight to industrial and nuclear safety. Yet...
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Lincoln Laboratory establishes Biotechnology and Human Systems Division

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MIT Lincoln Laboratory has established a new research and development division, the Biotechnology and Human Systems Division. The division will address emerging threats to both...
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STEM Week event encourages students to see themselves in science and technology careers

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Covid-19 has given the public a crash course in what it is like to be a medical researcher. The evening news displays graphs and charts...
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Autonomous boats could be your next ride 

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The feverish race to produce the shiniest, safest, speediest self-driving car has spilled over into our wheelchairs, scooters, and even golf carts. Recently, there’s been...
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The real promise of synthetic data

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Each year, the world generates more data than the previous year. In 2020 alone, an estimated 59 zettabytes of data will be “created, captured, copied,...
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Milo Phillips-Brown receives inaugural MAC3 Society and Ethics in Computing Research Award

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Milo Phillips-Brown, a postdoc in MIT Philosophy, was recently named the inaugural recipient of the MAC3 Society and Ethics in Computing Research Award, which provides...
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Anticipating heart failure with machine learning

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Every year, roughly one out of eight U.S. deaths is caused at least in part by heart failure. One of acute heart failure’s most common...
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Regina Barzilay wins $1M Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Squirrel AI award

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For more than 100 years Nobel Prizes have been given out annually to recognize breakthrough achievements in chemistry, literature, medicine, peace, and physics. As these...
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Examining racial attitudes in virtual spaces through gaming

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The national dialogue on race has progressed powerfully and painfully in the past year, and issues of racial bias in the news have become ubiquitous....
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Helping companies prioritize their cybersecurity investments

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One reason that cyberattacks have continued to grow in recent years is that we never actually learn all that much about how they happen. Companies...
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Toward a machine learning model that can reason about everyday actions

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The ability to reason abstractly about events as they unfold is a defining feature of human intelligence. We know instinctively that crying and writing are...
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Six strategic areas identified for shared faculty hiring in computing

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Nearly every aspect of the modern world is being transformed by computing. As computing technology continues to revolutionize the way people live, work, learn, and...
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National Science Foundation announces MIT-led Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Interactions

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The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today an investment of more than $100 million to establish five artificial intelligence (AI) institutes, each receiving roughly...
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Rewriting the rules of machine-generated art

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Horses don’t normally wear hats, and deep generative models, or GANs, don’t normally follow rules laid out by human programmers. But a new tool developed...
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Rewriting the rules of machine-generated art

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Horses don’t normally wear hats, and deep generative models, or GANs, don’t normally follow rules laid out by human programmers. But a new tool developed...
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Data systems that learn to be better

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Big data has gotten really, really big: By 2025, all the world’s data will add up to an estimated 175 trillion gigabytes. For a visual,...
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Shrinking deep learning’s carbon footprint

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In June, OpenAI unveiled the largest language model in the world, a text-generating tool called GPT-3 that can write creative fiction, translate legalese into plain English, and answer...
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Algorithm finds hidden connections between paintings at the Met

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Art is often heralded as the greatest journey into the past, solidifying a moment in time and space; the beautiful vehicle that lets us momentarily...
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An automated health care system that understands when to step in

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In recent years, entire industries have popped up that rely on the delicate interplay between human workers and automated software. Companies like Facebook work to...

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