A photo illustration of YouTube tech reviewer Jacklyn Dallas of the NothingButTech channel.
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The successes and challenges of a YouTube tech reviewer

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Jacklyn Dallas’ worst idea involved an iPhone and a “uniquely unappetizing” banana.

Feb 26, 2020
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This serial entrepreneur treats ideas like a Tamagotchi

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The 90s fad toy requires regular care and attention.

Feb 12, 2020
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Analysis Group chairman and CEO Martha Samuelson
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To evaluate ideas, this CEO looks for trusted champions

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Analysis Group’s Martha Samuelson hones in on what excites her smartest people.

Jan 22, 2020
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A  illustration of three working definitions posts from Instagram. The text on two are obscured. The other reads 'Cognitive laziness (noun) - A lack of propensity to engage in analytical thinking.
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Our top 5 ‘Working Definitions’ of 2019

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Words and ideas that stood out this year.

Dec 10, 2019
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2019, illustrated

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Six illustrations and photos we loved this year.

Dec 2, 2019
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How much are search engines worth to you?

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Apparently, about $17,000.

Mar 26, 2019
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Donald Rosenfield, a longtime leader of MIT Leadersfor Global Operations, dies at 70

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An MIT graduate, Rosenfield is remembered for his passion for manufacturing and commitment to his students.

Jan 18, 2018
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Barack Obama to speak at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

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The former president will “discuss his time in office and the next chapter in his life.”

Jan 8, 2018
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The top 10 MIT Sloan stories of 2017

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Blockchain explained, the four steps of design thinking, and what’s holding back electric vehicles.

Nov 29, 2017
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6 from MIT Sloan named to Boston 50 on Fire list

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Winners include a metal 3-D printing company and the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

Nov 13, 2017
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