A dazzling Toast to Tech gathering in Killian Court, including live music, lights on the Great Dome, dancing, and fireworks, provided a climax for both Tech Reunions and the MIT2016 celebration that honored the centennial of the Institute’s 1916 campus move from Boston to Cambridge. Reunion attendance shattered previous records, with 4,444 MIT alumni and friends, hailing from 30 countries, returning to campus for more than 160 events held June 2–5.
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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