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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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