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Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

Lazy thinking, not political bias, drives fake news

When it comes to spotting fake news, 'a little thinking might go a long way.'

Jul 17, 2018
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How an MIT scholar is creating an 'army of entrepreneurs'

Rajesh Nair wants to change the face of Indian innovation, one teenager at a time.

Jun 28, 2018
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Machine learning will redesign, not replace, work

Technology isn’t taking jobs. It's taking tasks.

Jun 26, 2018
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The top 10 MIT Sloan stories of 2017 and 2018

Reexamining the myth of the 20-year-old entrepreneur, achieving extreme productivity, and design thinking, explained.

Jun 18, 2018
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Lorenzo Mendoza giving the 2018 MIT Sloan MBA convocation speech
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At MBA convocation, Empresas Polar CEO on the spirit of resistance

'Defend justice. Defend freedom. Never walk away from your conscience.'

Jun 8, 2018
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MIT Sloan Master of Finance program honors class of 2018

'Stay trustworthy, and treat others well,' graduates are reminded.

Jun 8, 2018
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Sheryl Sandberg on Facebook's missteps and what comes next

At MIT commencement, the social media giant's COO urges students to build technology with a 'human heartbeat.'

Jun 8, 2018
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Music making as an effective teaming tool

From business professionals to pop stars during the Sloan Innovation Period

May 29, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Behavioral Science

Why economic growth hasn’t ruined the planet

In TEDxCambridge talk, Andrew McAfee highlights benefits of 'dematerialization.'

May 25, 2018
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What students are learning in this popular operations strategy class

The Aspen Institute named Zeynep Ton’s Good Jobs Strategy an 'idea worth teaching.'

May 21, 2018
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