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10 Breakthrough Technologies For 2013...According To MIT
Every year, the MIT technology review publishes a list of ten breakthrough technologies. From health care to environmental sustainability to consumer electronics, the list covers at it all. Here to discuss this year’s picks, just released yesterday, is Brian Bergstein, deputy editor of the MIT Technology Review.
How Wireless Carriers Are Monetizing Your Movements
Wireless data shows where people live, work, and play is being sold to businesses and city planners, as mobile operators seek new sources of revenue. Arnie Arnesen chats with Jessica Leber MIT Technology Review Business Editor.
On Its 7th Birthday, Is Twitter Still The 'Free Speech Party'?
Jason Pontin, the editor in chief of MIT’s Technology Review, recalls that he didn’t think Twitter was good for anything more profound than those first tweets. He says at the time he thought “Twitter was in the business of allowing people to advertise trivialities.” Today, Pontin says he thinks of Twitter differently, and so do its executives.
The 50 most 'Disruptive' companies
Brian Bergstein discusses MIT Technology Review’s 2013 list of the 50 companies making the biggest impact on the tech world.
How To Pitch: MIT Technology Review
Every section of this tech-focused outlet is open to strong, timely ideas.
Marcellus Shale Hour: Exporting
CBS Pittsburgh/KDKA Radio
MIT Technology Review’s Senior Editor of Energy Kevin Bullis offers insight on the U.S. and their role in exporting natural gas.
To catch an iPhone thief
If it wasn’t for stolen iPhones, overall crime in New York City for 2012 would have been down according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg. A lot of those iPhones and iPads might be sold outside of the United States, according to MIT Technology Review Editor Will Knight.
I'm Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief and Publisher of MIT Technology Review, and This Is How I Work
The How I Work series asks heroes, experts, brilliant, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more.
Washington Journal for Wednesday, December 26
Spotlight on Magazines – MIT Technology Review Editor in Chief, Jason Pontin: “Why We Can’t Solve Big Problems”
Why we got Facebook and not Mars colonies
MarketWatch/The Wall Street Journal
“You Promised Me Mars Colonies,” warns astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the cover of the MIT Technology Review, “Instead, I Got Facebook,” And there, folks, you have the anti-Silicon Valley argument in a nutshell, according to the Review’s editor-in-chief Jason Pontin in his provocative article, “Why We Can’t Solve Big Problems.”
No Flying Cars, but the Future is Bright
“You promised me Mars colonies. Instead, I got Facebook,” reads the cover of the current issue of MIT Technology Review. In an essay titled “Why We Can’t Solve Big Problems,” editor Jason Pontin considers “why there are no disruptive innovations” today.
Big Challenges: accomplishing really big things again
NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook
Once we went to the Moon. Now we make smartphone apps. We’ll talk about really taking on our big challenges, with big ambition again. Cancer. The climate. Sky’s the limit.
Baxter: An industrial robot that anyone can use
Rethink Robotics, aims to revolutionize the industrial robots that work in factories around the world. Rethink and Brooks are profiled in a recent article at MIT Technology Review.
Sunday Reading: MIT Technology Review
The MIT Technology Review is a rich vein of science-ish knowledge into which you should tap. Unapologetically geeky, the focus is on the human significance of our interaction with the tools we create, the problems they solve and the meanings they propose.
Obama's challenge: Thinking big
The Washington Post
David Ignatius argues that Obama’s challenge for his second term is to solve the ‘Big Problems,’ as outlined by the current issue of MIT Technology Review.
US election campaigning in 140 characters
Could the use of social networks swing such a tight US presidential election race this time around? Listen to MIT Technology Review’s David Talbot discuss with Ian Hardy.
Technology Review Relaunches With Digital Focus
Technology Review has relaunched itself as MIT Technology Review, taking one more step toward a digital-first transformation worthy of its cutting-edge namesake.
MIT Technology Review Relaunches 'Digital-First'
113-year-old publication could create the road map for legacy media’s transition to digital
Romney and Obama Surrogates Square Off on Energy
Last Friday, two substantial representatives of the Romney and Obama campaigns debated energy before an audience at MIT, with Technology Review editor Jason Pontin acting as moderator.
MIT Technology Review: What's Next in Social and Tech
Truventis Digital Insider Radio Show
Truventis talks with Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief and Publisher of MIT’s Technology Review. The magazine has become a leader in offering readers a leading edge of social media, business, technology, biotechnology, and more.
CMU doctoral student named one of MIT Technology Review's top 35 innovators under 35
Chris Harrison, a doctoral student in Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute, has been recognized by the MIT’s Technology Review as one of the world’s top 35 innovators under the age of 35
MIT to honour two professors transforming the world from Toronto
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
Hossein Rahnama of Ryerson University and Joyce Poon of the University of Toronto will be recognized for their individual achievements on Tuesday by MIT’s Technology Review.
MIT's 35 under 35 list covers tech from Dropbox to medical devices
For those who doubt that there’s a lot of young tech talent out there, check out MIT Technology Review’s new list of 35 innovators under 35.
Powering Connecticut: Germany is getting rid of its power plants. Should we be following suit?
Connecticut Public Broadcasting
CPB interviews David Talbot, chief correspondent for Technology Review magazine at MIT, who wrote an article called “The Great German Energy Experiment” about Germany’s plan to eliminate nuclear plants.
MIT's 'Technology Review' Launches Digital First Initative
Jason Pontin has a daunting task at hand. The editor in chief and publisher of MIT’s Technology Review is the man charged with recalibrating the 112-year-old thought-leading publication, a duty he described to Adweek as an “on some level unwelcome, but intellectually interesting task, which is the result of living in difficult times.”