Making art through computation

Chelsi Cocking is an interdisciplinary artist who explores the human body with the help of computers.…

Investing in a new future with Open Learning

Even before joining a financial technology startup, Michael Pilgreen believed in taking risks and investing long-term…

Researchers release open-source photorealistic simulator for autonomous driving

Hyper-realistic virtual worlds have been heralded as the best driving schools for autonomous vehicles (AVs), since…

Zero-trust architecture may hold the answer to cybersecurity insider threats

For years, organizations have taken a defensive “castle-and-moat” approach to cybersecurity, seeking to secure the perimeters…

MIT’s FutureMakers programs help kids get their minds around — and hands on — AI

As she was looking for a camp last summer, Yabesra Ewnetu, who’d just finished eighth grade,…

Credit card-sized device focuses terahertz energy to generate high-resolution images

Researchers have created a device that enables them to electronically steer and focus a beam of…

The promise and pitfalls of artificial intelligence explored at TEDxMIT event

Scientists, students, and community members came together last month to discuss the promise and pitfalls of…

Q&A: More-sustainable concrete with machine learning

As a building material, concrete withstands the test of time. Its use dates back to early…

In MIT visit, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston ’05 explores the accelerated shift to distributed work

When the cloud storage firm Dropbox decided to shut down its offices with the outbreak of…

Creating dynamic symmetry in quantum systems

Physicists and engineers have long been interested in creating new forms of matter, those not typically…