For our jobs. Our military. And our current way of life. That is, unless a handful of local AI wizards can stop them. —By David Talbot On a July afternoon in Providence, more than 30 of the nation’s governors gathered in a convention-center ballroom to learn about the future from a man who holds much of […]Read More
The future of work is a prime interest of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, started in 2013 by researchers Erik Brynjolfsson and Andy McAfee. To help come up answers to questions about the impact of automation on jobs and the effects of digital innovation, the group launched the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge last […]Read More
MIT community plays central role in Greater Boston’s third annual festival of ideas and innovation. It’s been called “the most innovative square mile on the planet.” But next week Kendall Square will mark a new milestone, when it becomes a veritable innovation playground, as part of the third annual HUBweek celebration of creativity across Greater […]Read More
Debate surrounding global future of work has been gathering tremendous momentum over the years, and MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) has been paving the way for change-makers to inspire, create jobs and thus impact the economy through technology. Last year, IDE launched MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) as a platform for recognizing and […]Read More
AN AI-DRIVEN ASSISTANT FOR AT-RISK STUDENTS AND A LAST MILE DELIVERY PLATFORM ARE AMONG THE WINNERS. The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy awarded more than $1 million in prize money Oct. 12 in its second annual MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. The event, part of HUBweek 2017, celebrated for-profit and non-profit organizations that use technology to improve economic opportunity […]Read More
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