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The Four Ways to Manage Digital Talent and Why Two of Them Don’t Work

With digital skills in short supply, companies must rethink the ways they engage with key talent<p>Digital has not only forced us to reimagine where and …

Talent Management

Ulchi military drills emerge as key obstacle to US-North Korea talks

August 18, 2017 11:32 AM<br>SEOUL (BLOOMBERG, AFP) - Tens of thousands of troops from the United States, South Korea and several other countries will …

North Korea

Observing on Campus: Solar Eclipse 2017

It has been nearly a century since a total solar eclipse traversed coast-to-coast across the USA. Everyone in North America will have a view of the …

Boston

The Top 4 Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

A MOOC is a massively open online class – a class that is free has a huge following and includes all of the components you need to learn away from …

Learning

How we recall the past

When we have a new experience, the memory of that event is stored in a neural circuit that connects several parts of the hippocampus and other brain …

Neuroscience

In an AI-powered world, what are potential jobs of the future?

With virtual assistants answering our emails and robots replacing humans on manufacturing assembly lines, mass unemployment due to widespread automation seems imminent. But it is easy to forget amid our growing unease that these systems are not “all-knowing” and fully competent.<p>As many of us have …

Intelligence

Space dust kills satellites like tiny atom bombs

HOW is a speck of dust like an atom bomb? It sounds like a child’s riddle. But the answer may explain the fate of many satellites that have failed …

Physics

MIT research casts new light into how memories are retrieved

Neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say a neural circuit in the brains of humans and other vertebrates plays a hitherto …

Boston

Free collection on getting results from your company’s data.

FREE DOWNLOAD<p>Get a collection of three MIT SMR articles on how to achieve positive results using your company’s analytical resources.<p>Learn how to …

Demo day showcases serious innovation in “playful” tech

As “playful” technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) become increasingly prevalent in the gaming world — and the real …

Augmented Reality

Researchers clarify mystery about proposed battery material

This study could point the way toward selecting a different compound instead of LiI to perform its intended function of suppressing unwanted chemical …

Batteries

Meeting Great Challenges | Arts Innovation

The MIT Campaign for a Better World<p>Announcing the new comprehensive campaign, MIT President L. Rafael Reif said, "Humanity faces urgent challenges — …

Innovation

MIT Adds 21 for 2017-18 Swimming & Diving Season - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: MIT Athletics<p>CAMBRIDGE, Mass. <b>–</b> A combined 21 incoming freshmen – 10 men and 11 women – will be added to the MIT men’s and women’s …

Swimming

Will, Skill, and Velocity: Survival Skills for a Digital World

'Organismic learning' mimics some aspects of human thought

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new computing technology called "organismoids" mimics some aspects of human thought by learning how to forget unimportant …

Neuroscience

Q&A: Richard Binzel on tips for observing the 2017 solar eclipse

<i>It has been nearly a century since a total solar eclipse traversed coast-to-coast across the continental United States. Everyone in North America</i> …

Astronomy

Feng Zhang to share Albany Medical Prize

Feng Zhang, a member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research and an associate professor in the Departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and …

Letter to the community regarding the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia

<i>The following email was sent today to the MIT community by President L. Rafael Reif.</i><p>To the members of the MIT community,<p>History teaches us that human …

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Machine Learning

Case study suggests new approach to urban water supply

If you live in the developed world, safe water is usually just a faucet-turn away. And yet, global warming, drought conditions, and population growth …

Water

High-quality online video with less rebuffering

We’ve all experienced two hugely frustrating things on YouTube: our video either suddenly gets pixelated, or it stops entirely to rebuffer.<p>Both …

Machine Learning

Empowering elders to 'age in place'

Last week, I discussed the pros and cons of emergency power generating systems for elderly people aging in place. First, I explain the term “aging in …

MIT students press for more on-campus housing

Some graduate students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are pushing the university to build more on-campus housing, and using MIT’s plans to …

Housing

A.I. Will Make Video Streaming Faster, Say MIT Scientists

If you thought Netflix and chill wasn't chill enough...<p>If artificial intelligence is headed towards an apocalyptic end for humanity, the machines are …

Netflix

Scott W. Greenwald Dissertation Defense

The Equipped Explorer: Virtual Reality as a Medium for Learning<p>Committee:<p><b>Pattie Maes</b><br>Professor of Media Arts and Sciences<br>Massachusetts Institute of …

Virtual Reality

Top Massive Open Online Courses to Visit

August 13, 2017<p>Most people know the value of a college degree. Studies have traditionally shown that college-educated people tend to earn more money …

Learning

Group Applicant Information ‹ Opera of the Future

This group has a special interest in inventing musical instruments that "understand" the artistic intentions of the performer, allowing for the …

Media Tech

Was North Korea's ICBM test a sham?

The latest missile tested by North Korea flew high enough and long enough that, had it been aimed at the U.S., it would have flown far enough to …

North Korea

Fruit Ninja

<b>Instructions</b><p>Use the mouse to slice fruits and become a fruit ninja.<p><b>Notes and Credits</b><p>Created with Mihir Gupta, Country Lane Elementary School, 4th …

For Kids

Open-source entrepreneurship

Open-source software is free software whose underlying code, or “source code,” is also freely available. Open-source development projects often …

Electrical Engineering