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The Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) is a major effort focused on the impact of digital technology on businesses, the economy, and society. Drawing on MIT Sloan’s strengths in technology and innovation, its internationally recogni...
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Before the Internet, things moved in relatively slow and somewhat predictable ways. After the Internet, unpredictability reigned and everything was disrupted. In this After-Internet world, innovators are engineers and designers, and you ...
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Big data can be used for more than improving targeted marketing campaigns. Three big data visualization engines created by the MIT Media Lab's Macro Connections group, the Observatory of Economic Complexity, DataViva, and Pantheon, use b...
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Understanding peer influence in networks is critical to designing effective marketing and promoting positive social change, but several statistical challenges make it difficult to econometrically identify peer influence in networks. The ...
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Data access of unprecedented scope through global mobile and social networks is transforming societies. The potential benefits for better understanding nearly any aspect of our world — language, politics, economics, public health, etc., ...
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Dr. Gill Pratt joined DARPA as a Program Manager in the Defense Sciences Office in January 2010. His primary interest is in the field of robotics. Specific areas include the development of declarative design methods that enhance the symb...
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Advances in hardware, computation, and sensing enable robots to perform an increasing percentage of traditionally manual tasks, yet often workers cannot be removed from the process entirely. Harnessing the relative strengths of workers a...
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The digitization of practically everything coupled with the mobile Internet, automation, and advanced robotics promises a future with democratized use of machines and wide-spread customization. Increasingly, cognitive machines and techno...
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Increasingly, recent graduates and other young people entering the workforce want to start companies of their own rather than find one to work for. As the economic and technological landscape continues to shift in the wake of the digital...
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Two novel methods help identify growth potential in firms that have met a simple but fundamental requirement for growth — incorporation. Placecasting tracks changing locational patterns of growth entrepreneurs over time, while Nowcasting...
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David Autor is a Professor and Associate Department Head of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Economics. He is also a Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Editor in Chief of the...
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Tim Rowe is the Founder and CEO of Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), the largest facility in the world dedicated to housing early stage technology businesses. More than US $2B has been invested in companies that grew up at CIC. The best...
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