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Desalination: The Key to Clean Drinking Water?

Desalination: The Key to Clean Drin...

MIT Alumni Association

Added 2 years ago | 00:31:00 | 3995 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 over 2 years ago | 00:31:23 | 5714 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 over 2 years ago | 00:32:14 | 6136 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 over 2 years ago | 01:59:00 | 16546 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...

Faculty Forum Online: Collective Bargaining

Faculty Forum Online: Collective Ba...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:35:01 | 7747 views

Are the current efforts by some governors to eliminate or curtail collective bargaining an attack on workers' rights or fiscal necessity? One of the Institute's key thinkers and a national expert in this area, Professor Thomas A. Kochan ...

Communications Forum: A Conversation with Sherry Turkle

Communications Forum: A Conversatio...

MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Added almost 3 years ago | 02:05:00 | 8640 views

The eminent MIT professor, author most recently of Alone, Together, discusses her darkening view of our digitizing world, her sense of the culture of MIT and its students, and her own career with Communications Forum Director David Thorb...

Concluding remarks

Concluding remarks

SENSEable City Lab

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:02:38 | 6942 views

12 Filippo dal Fiore, Co-Head of Partners Relations and Technology Transfer, SENSEable City Lab, MIT

Moving into the Future - how to shape it?

Moving into the Future - how to sha...

SENSEable City Lab

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:13:00 | 5734 views

11 (Pecha Kuchas followed by discussion panel) Carlo Ratti Director, SENSEable City Lab, MIT Panelists: Clara Gaymard, CEO & National Executive, GE France, Lorenza Martínez, Undersecretary of Industr...

Changing government

Changing government

SENSEable City Lab

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:18:00 | 4512 views

10 (Pecha Kuchas followed by discussion panel) Moderator: Carol Coletta, President & CEO, CEOs for Cities Panelists: Simon Willis, Vice President Worldwide Public Sector, Internet Business Solution...

Changing research

Changing research

SENSEable City Lab

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:20:00 | 4986 views

9 (Pecha Kuchas followed by discussion panel) Moderator: Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Visiting Lecturer, MIT Panelists: Rich Friedrich, Director of the Strategy and Innovation Office, HP Labs, Eric Paul...

Welcome

Welcome

SENSEable City Lab

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:03:40 | 3739 views

8 Amy Glasmeier, Head of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Day's summary and next steps...

Day's summary and next steps...

SENSEable City Lab

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:34:33 | 5196 views

7 Assaf Biderman, Associate Director, SENSEable City Lab, MIT