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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/...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
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