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Financial Re-Engineering

Financial Re-Engineering

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:38:00 | 9029 views

10/01/2010 9:00 AM e14"633Bengt Holmstrom, Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics; Andrew W. Lo, Harris & Harris Group Professor, Director, MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering; Robert C. Merton, Ph.D. '70, MIT Sloan School of Ma...

The Future is Gray, Small & Female: Disruptive Demographics and Transportation Tomorrow

The Future is Gray, Small & Female:...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:58:35 | 7643 views

11/02/2010 4:00 PM 4"237Joseph F. Coughlin, Director, MIT AgeLab; Engineering Systems DivisionDescription: If the prospect of aging and infirmity seems remote, you could use some time with AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System), a wearable...

The Art of Science Communication

The Art of Science Communication

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:40:15 | 16236 views

10/14/2010 5:30 PM 46Alan Alda, Actor and WriterDescription: You wouldn't know that Alan Alda felt nervous in advance of addressing this audience of neuroscientists. In his trademark style, Alda chats up the crowd like an old friend, sh...

Moving Ahead: Engineering Challenges of Deep Water Drilling and Future Oil Resource Recovery

Moving Ahead: Engineering Challenge...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:03:00 | 7244 views

09/28/2010 4:15 PM E14"674Andrew J. Whittle, ScD '87, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Nancy Leveson, Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics; Roland Pellenq, Visiting Professor, Civil and Environmental Eng...

Leading through Change

Leading through Change

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:53:53 | 5558 views

09/23/2010 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumTom Glocer, CEO, Thomson ReutersDescription: In the 19th century, Baron de Reuter sent carrier pigeons with scrolls bearing the latest news and stock quotes to remote destinations in Europe, a canny str...

Toward Efficient Airport Operations

Toward Efficient Airport Operations

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:57:00 | 3366 views

10/26/2010 4:00 PM 4"237Hamsa Balakrishnan, Asst Professor, Aero Astro and Engineering SystemsDescription: Few of us would elect to spend countless hours at the airport watching planes arrive, depart and sit at gates. But what constitut...

Open Payment, A New Approach to Public Transportation Fare Collection

Open Payment, A New Approach to Pub...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:57:58 | 6117 views

10/19/2010 4:00 PM 4"237George Kocur, Senior Lecturer CEEDescription: Soon, a ticket to ride won't require paper coupons, tokens, human vendors, or even Boston's CharlieCard. Urban transit is abandoning a century old payment system for s...

Engineering Smarter Drivers

Engineering Smarter Drivers

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:00:00 | 3846 views

10/05/2010 4:00 PM 4"237Alex (Sandy) Pentland, PhD '82, Toshiba Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, and Director of Human Dynamics Research, MIT Media LabDescription: While automakers market increasingly intelligent cars, they may be m...

The Energy/Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It

The Energy/Climate-Change Challenge...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:25:00 | 4425 views

10/25/2010 4:00 PM Wong AuditoriumThe Honorable John P. Holdren, '65, SM '66, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the PresidentDescription: In a meaty lecture that serves as a concise and comprehensive ...

Lunch with a Laureate: Robert Merton

Lunch with a Laureate: Robert Merton

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:01:00 | 6127 views

04/26/2010 12:00 PM MuseumRobert C. Merton, Ph.D. '70, MIT Sloan School of Management Distinguished Professor of FinanceDescription: As an MIT Museum audience peppers him with queries ranging from the barter system to development, trade ...

Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood

Concentrate on Distracted Driving: ...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:05:00 | 4861 views

05/03/2010 12:00 PM E14"674Ray LaHood, US Secretary of TransportationDescription: From the MIT News Office: Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands"free cellphone, causes as much of an impairment to d...

Capitalism 3.0: An Institutional Revolution In the Making

Capitalism 3.0: An Institutional Re...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:18:00 | 4787 views

06/05/2010 Wong AuditoriumOtto Scharmer, Senior LecturerDescription: C. Otto Scharmer points to what he calls a "blindspot" in contemporary leadership research: the organization and management of attention. He argues that there are diffe...