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Boston Globe
Friday’s business agendafrom 6 to 8 p.m. at MIT Sloan Executive Education Suite, 100 Main St., Cambridg
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
from 6 to 8 p.m. at MIT Sloan Executive Education Suite, 100 Main St., Cambridge, and Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m at MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst St., Cambridge. MIT students, $55. Other students, $65. General admission, $100. Attend a project... Read more
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EuroNews
The rise of smart machines puts spotlight on 'robot rights'(PETA), for example, issued a statement describing Spot's treatment as "inappro
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
(PETA), for example, issued a statement describing Spot's treatment as "inappropriate." Kate Darling, a researcher at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, observed something similar when she studied how people interact with Pleo, a toy... Read more
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Fortune
This Investor Launched a VC Firm During the Financial Crisis. Here’s What He Learned.It was not much of an ecosystem then. There was very little activity. One of ou
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
It was not much of an ecosystem then. There was very little activity. One of our earliest companies came out of the MIT Media Lab. We were the first $40,000 check in that company, and we couldn’t find anyone else to put in another $100,000.... Read more
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asianage
Recycling polluted air for art: How is it done?avoid crackers on Diwali but very minute steps have been taken to actually redu
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
avoid crackers on Diwali but very minute steps have been taken to actually reduce its symptoms with immediate effect. One MIT Media Lab student, however, discovered that there’s a way to deal with air pollution on an immediate basis and put it to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Candle Problem (Why Bitcoin Is Misunderstood)astronomer Clifford Stoll wrote an op-ed for Newsweek stating: Around the same
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 days ago
astronomer Clifford Stoll wrote an op-ed for Newsweek stating: Around the same time, Nicholas Negropone, director of the MIT Media Lab, predicted: And just one more for good measure. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, and we can all scoff and... Read more
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EuroNews
Death may not be so final, thanks to these creepy technologiesa bot to mimic a close friend who died in 2015. Taking the idea a step further
EuroNews / Posted 23 days ago
a bot to mimic a close friend who died in 2015. Taking the idea a step further, computer scientist Hossein Rahnama of the MIT Media Lab is developing what he calls "augmented eternity." It would mine all the information about a dead person to... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
MAS looks to create thriving FinTech hub with SG$27m AI & data analytics pushlayered architectures and permissionless systems,” Neha Narula, director of the
Marketing Interactive / Posted 23 days ago
layered architectures and permissionless systems,” Neha Narula, director of the digital currency initiative at the MIT Media Lab, said. “As financial institutions and FinTechs tap on emerging technologies to create more innovative... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
STEM and Coding Teach Problem Solving at PCMSThey have explored Scratch, a free visual programming language developed by the
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 25 days ago
They have explored Scratch, a free visual programming language developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and continued to learn about color blocking coding with Ozobots (one of the smallest, programmable robots in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Ethereum Proposes 'Guidelines' To Stop ICO-Related Fraudto launch, was keen to join the ranks of ICO critics, echoing remarks made by a
Zero Hedge / Posted 29 days ago
to launch, was keen to join the ranks of ICO critics, echoing remarks made by a colorful cast of commentators as diverse as MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito and the "Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort. "The problem right now is that too many people... Read more

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