It’s been about 25 years since MIT’s last building boom, but the billion-dollar construction program now under way will change the face of campus more than any other since the original buildings went up in 1916. Many of the structures recently finished or under construction are as innovative as the work that goes on inside them. “These buildings are metaphors for what we do,” says President Charles M. Vest HM. “They represent a bold and confident institution. We also hope they symbolize adventurous and innovative people who are willing to take different paths.” The first three buildings of this campus renewal opened last fall.
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“I have suddenly switched my views on whether these things are going to be more intelligent than us.”
ChatGPT is going to change education, not destroy it
The narrative around cheating students doesn’t tell the whole story. Meet the teachers who think generative AI could actually make learning better.
Meet the people who use Notion to plan their whole lives
The workplace tool’s appeal extends far beyond organizing work projects. Many users find it’s just as useful for managing their free time.
Learning to code isn’t enough
Historically, learn-to-code efforts have provided opportunities for the few, but new efforts are aiming to be inclusive.
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