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.
A quick guide to the most important AI law you’ve never heard of
The European Union is planning new legislation aimed at curbing the worst harms associated with artificial intelligence.
It will soon be easy for self-driving cars to hide in plain sight. We shouldn’t let them.
If they ever hit our roads for real, other drivers need to know exactly what they are.
This is the first image of the black hole at the center of our galaxy
The stunning image was made possible by linking eight existing radio observatories across the globe.
The gene-edited pig heart given to a dying patient was infected with a pig virus
The first transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart into a human may have ended prematurely because of a well-known—and avoidable—risk.
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