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Financial Re-Engineering

Financial Re-Engineering

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:38:00 | 8720 views

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...

Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philanthropy

Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philan...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:31:00 | 8936 views

09/27/2010 4:30 PM e14"633Gara LaMarche, President and CEO, The Atlantic PhilanthropiesDescription: Gara LaMarche believes the nation's charitable organizations have lost "moral clarity," growing more concerned with "the fix, the interv...

The Future is Gray, Small & Female: Disruptive Demographics and Transportation Tomorrow

The Future is Gray, Small & Female:...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:58:35 | 7431 views

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...

Crowds and Clouds: Data, Sheep, and Collaboration in the Works of Aaron Koblin

Crowds and Clouds: Data, Sheep, and...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:51:49 | 5695 views

09/30/2010 6:30 PM 32"141Aaron Koblin, Abramowitz Artist in Residence, MITDescription: Where others see just data points and fodder for bar graphs, Aaron Koblin visualizes dynamic systems where information assumes forms both abstract and...

Report Card on President Obama: MIT Experts Assess President Obama on Afghanistan, Climate, and the Economy

Report Card on President Obama: MIT...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:27:00 | 9465 views

11/09/2010 4:30 PM Bartos theaterRichard Samuels, Ph D, '80, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Director, Center for International Studies; Henry D. Jacoby, Professor of Management, MIT Sloan; Barry Posen, Ford Internat...

Peace Meals

Peace Meals

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:07:00 | 5819 views

10/19/2010 4:30 PM 66"110Anna Badkhen, Author, "Peace Meals"; Fotini Christia, Assistant Professor in Political ScienceDescription: While breaking bread around the world with friends and families suffering through war and deprivation, A...

Probing the Plume

Probing the Plume

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:20:00 | 7998 views

11/17/2010 MuseumRich Camilli, Associate Scientist; Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Description: It's a good thing for oil spill science that Richard Camilli was not yet on a flight to Australia...

Mixing Oil and Ecosystems

Mixing Oil and Ecosystems

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:20:00 | 5020 views

11/10/2010 MuseumChris Reddy, Marine Chemist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Description: "An oil spill is a crime scene," says Christopher Reddy, but quite unlike the kind in TV whodunits, where fictional forensic whizzes help nai...

Perceptive Mobile Robots Working Safely Alongside Humans

Perceptive Mobile Robots Working Sa...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:56:00 | 5004 views

12/07/2010 4:00 PM 4"237Seth Teller, Prof. EECSDescription: Although we are still far from the moment of singularity, or even Star Wars 'droids, we can anticipate robot colleagues in the near future, believes Seth Teller. He is developi...

Toward Efficient Airport Operations

Toward Efficient Airport Operations

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:57:00 | 3265 views

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...

Engineering Smarter Drivers

Engineering Smarter Drivers

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:00:00 | 3715 views

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...

Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War

Washington Rules: America's Path to...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:16:00 | 7657 views

09/14/2010 4:30 PM 66"110Andrew J. Bacevich, Professor, International Relations and History, Boston UniversityDescription: Washington stubbornly sticks to national security policies that don't work, are devoid of moral considerations, an...