Making online education more like iTunes

Aug 8, 2014
MIT lays out the future of online education and it may not include classes.
Posted In: higher education, moocs, MIT

Cochlear implants get processing boost from MIT researchers

Feb 10, 2014
A leap forward in tech for those who can't hear.
Posted In: cochlear implants, hearing aids, MIT, deaf

Inside the MIT Media Lab

Oct 10, 2013
How the Media Lab came to be the Media Lab.
Posted In: MIT, innovation

Designing a better helmet

Oct 10, 2013
At MIT, researchers are hard at work on building the next generation of helmets.
Posted In: helmet, safety, MIT

Qualcomm makes a splash at CES, MIT moves us closer to hologram TVs

Jan 11, 2013
At CES, Qualcomm gives a baffling keynote and start up Veveo gets a boost. Also, MIT has invented a new process of bending light on a computer chip, which means we're a step closer to hologram televisions, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Posted In: CES, MIT, holograms, mobile phone

The online game of borrowing money

Oct 11, 2012
Payday lending -- an area of finance with one of the worst reputations -- may get a facelift with new start up LendUp, which takes its inspiration from microlending. Today, MIT is starting an outfit dedicated to delivering us from our wireless frustrations.
Posted In: Tech, microlending, wireless, MIT

What good is a 'Certificate of Mastery?'

May 3, 2012
Venerable educational institutions like Harvard and MIT are giving away education online for free. So what can you do with it?
Posted In: harvard, MIT, Google

Warrantless cell phone tracking is everywhere

Apr 4, 2012
A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union says that law enforcement agencies are frequently using cell phone tracking information provided by wireless carriers. Plus, Wonder Twin powers activate: Smart sand is on the way.
Posted In: aclu, cell phones, police, sand, MIT

Guess what! You just got into MIT! Free ride! Kind of!

Feb 15, 2012
OK, there's a catch: It's only one class and it's online.
Posted In: MIT, Education, online education, YouTube

An MIT education, coming to a screen near you

Feb 14, 2012
Grab your popcorn!
Posted In: MIT, Education