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Berkman Center's Colin Maclay on the power of art and placement of social messages into film.

Berkman Center's Colin Maclay on th...

Communications Forum clips

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:02:37 | 1903 views

From "New Media in West Africa" held Nov. 8, 2012 at MIT. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/comm-forum/videos/21624-new-media-in-west-africa-mit-communications-forumVisit the MIT Communications Forum at http://web.mit.edu/...

Derrick "DNA" Ashong discusses his Harvard education and sings "Sweet Mother."

Derrick "DNA" Ashong discusses his ...

Communications Forum clips

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:04:37 | 2279 views

From "New Media in West Africa" held Nov. 8, 2012 at MIT with speakers Derrick Ashong, Colin Maclay and Fadzi Makanda and moderated by Ralph Simon. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/comm-forum/videos/21624-new-media-in-west...

Journalist Juan Williams on executives at black media outlets.

Journalist Juan Williams on executi...

Communications Forum clips

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:01:53 | 1653 views

From "Race, Politics and American Media" held October 8, 2009 at MIT with Williams, urban political propfessor Phillip Thompson of MIT, and Communications Forum Director David Thorburn. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/16537-ra...

Impact of the Presidential Election on Tax and Health Policy, featuring Professor Andrea Louise Campbell

Impact of the Presidential Election...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:29:00 | 1520 views

Andrea Louise Campbell, MIT professor of political science, is studying the impact that the presidential election will have on tax policy, health policy, Social Security, Medicare, and health insurance. On Oct. 3, 2012, Campbell offered...

My Five Dinners with Ahmadinejad, featuring Jim Walsh PhD '00

My Five Dinners with Ahmadinejad, f...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 2 years ago | 00:32:45 | 4599 views

Jim Walsh PhD '00 is one of a small number of Americans who has traveled to North Korea and Iran for talks with officials about nuclear issues. A research associate in the MIT Security Studies Program, he is an international security exp...

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

Alone Together: Why We Expect More ...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 2 years ago | 00:30:21 | 4799 views

Professor Sherry Turkle, founder and director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, believes that the time is ripe for widespread rethinking of the way we interact through technology. An expert on mobile devices, social networkin...

Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring ...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 2 years ago | 00:30:04 | 3457 views

Sebastian Seung, MIT professor of computational neuroscience and of physics, is among the cutting-edge researchers undertaking the monumental task of mapping the brain's connections. Seung believes that the biological basis for identity ...

A Farewell to Geopolitics: American Grand Strategy for the New Era

A Farewell to Geopolitics: American...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 2 years ago | 00:33:16 | 4559 views

The international security scene has changed markedly since the 20th century. Other major powers now pose much less threat to the US than in the past. At the same time, non-state actors pose much greater danger—most importantly the...

Desalination: The Key to Clean Drinking Water?

Desalination: The Key to Clean Drin...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 2 years ago | 00:31:00 | 4317 views

More than a billion people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water. Sea water is one possible solution. But current methods of desalination are expensive, energy intensive, and require infrastructure not usually available in areas ...

Faculty Forum Online: Homeland Security

Faculty Forum Online: Homeland Secu...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:31:23 | 6184 views

National security in an age of massive movements of people across borders is a universal concern that involves complex issues. While borders have different characteristics and challenges, there are areas of commonality. Fortunately, the ...

Faculty Forum Online: U.S. Economy—The Real Solution is Growth

Faculty Forum Online: U.S. Economy—...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:32:14 | 6730 views

In the U.S., recent headlines have focused on such issues as the debt ceiling, the recent credit rating downgrade, and unemployment. But consider this: increasing the average growth rate in the U.S. by one percentage point over the next ...

Local News in the Digital Age (MIT Communications Forum)

Local News in the Digital Age (MIT ...

MIT Communications Forum

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:59:00 | 17189 views

This Communications Forum event was held on September 22, 2011, in Bartos Theater at the MIT Media Lab Is local news a casualty of the digital age? A recent report from the Federal Communications Commission suggests that although the br...