Faced with 110 inches of snow this winter, 22 intrepid Grounds Services employees and 54 staff volunteers put in more than 10,250 hours to plow it, shovel it, and haul it away. They transported some 22,000 cubic yards to a snow farm on Albany Street that came to be known as Mount Simmons. Although Cambridge police urged students to stay away, some couldn’t resist the urge to climb up and sled down MIT’s answer to the Alps before it was fenced off. “My friends and I climbed it in swimsuits,” Wendy Gurazio ’18 told the Tech. “When we heard that the police were on their way, we took some hasty but necessary selfies and scrambled off.”
Geoffrey Hinton tells us why he’s now scared of the tech he helped build
“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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