The Top 10 MIT Sloan Stories of 2016–2017

A new look at the housing crisis, “30 under 30” entrepreneurs, and platform strategy led headlines this year.

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When India demonetized, a mobile wallet company stepped in.

Students report back on growth in India’s mobile commerce sector.

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Blockchain, explained

An MIT expert on why distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies have the potential to affect every industry.

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Computing faster with light, not electricity, Lightmatter wins MIT $100k Launch

Technology replaces electricity with light to power computing.

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Five ways to prepare tech employees for the future of work

At the MIT Sloan CIO symposium, assessing the impact of AI, machine learning, and tech platforms.

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Retired Fed Regulator Defends Stress Tests, Warns Against Dodd-Frank Repeal

Daniel Tarullo points to bank growth as evidence post-crisis reforms haven’t “hamstrung the whole economy.”

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Preparing for the cyberattack that will knock out U.S. power grids

Cyberattacks are unavoidable, but we’re not going to stop using computerized systems. Instead, we should be preparing for the inevitable, including a major cyberattack on power

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How a GOP bill could cause the next financial crisis – Bruce Grohsgal and Simon Johnson

Wall Street’s gambles and risky borrowing directly led to the financial crisis, causing the collapse and near-collapse of megabanks and greatly harming millions of Americans.

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