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Artificial intelligence is already responding to our needs

Engineering students are best prepared for the shift in gear, but they will need to learn to change lanes

The poverty of poor economics

The winners of the Nobel prize in economics experiment on poor people, but their research doesn’t solve poverty

MIT honours #MeToo movement trailblazers

The 2018 Media Lab Disobedience Award has been awarded to three leading figures behind the #MeToo and #MeTooSTEM movements

Lawsuit seeks proof of CIA meddling in Mandela’s arrest

An American student has filed a lawsuit against the CIA to unearth the exact level of the agency's complicity in the 1962 arrest of Nelson Mandela.

MIT shooting, Boston bombings link remains unclear

Police have descended on a Boston suburb amid reports of gunfire and explosions after a university police officer was shot dead on the MIT campus.

What do you want your phone to do?

What do you want your cellphone to be able to do? A Massachusetts Industry of Technology professor put that question to about 20 computer-science students this semester when he gave them one assignment: design a software program for cellphones that use Google's upcoming Android mobile operating system.

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