New Prizes for Expanding Economic Opportunitiess
MIT has announced a series of prizes to address the lack of prospects for low- and middle-income workers.
Take Free Online Classes, Get Course Credit at MIT
Passing a free online course isn’t as meaningful as taking the same class for credit on a college campus. But that could be changing.
Tata Center Searches for Solutions for India’s Energy Dilemma
Three year-old MIT institute focuses on innovation for the developing world.
Facebook’s Internet Drone Team Is Collaborating With Google’s Stratospheric Balloons Project
Google and Facebook are both lobbying for international law to be altered to make it easier to provide Internet access using stratospheric balloons and drones.
Can We Shape the Robot Revolution?
A robotics pioneer warns that technologists must consider how advances in machine intelligence will eradicate jobs.
Sachs Says UN’s Development Goals Should Inspire Technologists
Columbia economist says ambitious international goals are needed to avert big crises in the world.
Anti-aging drugs are being tested as a way to treat covid
Drugs that rejuvenate our immune systems and make us biologically younger could help protect us from the disease’s worst effects.
These materials were meant to revolutionize the solar industry. Why hasn’t it happened?
Perovskites are promising, but real-world conditions have held them back.
The baby formula shortage has birthed a shady online marketplace
Desperate parents just want to feed their babies. They’re having to contend with misinformation, price gouging, and scams along the way.
I tried to buy an Olive Garden NFT. All I got was heartburn.
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