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Source: Computer History Museum (Video)
When users stop to reflect...they are less likely to believe other fake news stories several minutes to an hour afterward.
Source: Banker & Tradesman (Opinion Piece)
The wealth gap is not an outcome based on the failures of an individual or their community but rather of 400 years of systemic exclusion.
Source: ABC News
"...if you ask people to stop and think about is this true, most people are actually pretty good at telling...fake news from true news."
Michael Sonnenfeldt (MBA '78) says: "It became clear to me, there are real opportunity sets around climate, whether you believe in it or not.”
Source: London School of Economics - LSE Business Review
US and European experts discuss internet giants, and Google's dominance of search and operating practices.
Source: Fast Company (Opinion Piece)
"...an ongoing concern is the potential for automated approaches to codify existing human biases..."
Source: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
"The onset of the coronavirus prompted my colleagues and I to look at how universal basic income affected how people coped with a severe shock."
Source: The Hill (Opinion Piece)
“President-elect Joe Biden could be in trouble with the election fraud issue-despite there being no substantial evidence of fraudulent activity."
MIT Sloan Experts
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MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Renée Richardson Gosline discusses how the development of bots and algorithms is outpacing our understanding of who and when they help most.
The details and implications are complex and barely touched on by the frequent 30 second television spots by both the pro and con groups.
The COVID-19 pandemic has reduced CO2 and local air pollutant emissions, but what are the longer-term effects on the environment?
Based on prior research on life-science breakthroughs, the government should espouse two broad principles for orchestrating innovation activities dedicated to bringing the pandemic to an end.
The event gathered approximately 1,400 participants and 300 mentors from 73 different countries to work on solutions that have a meaningful impact in Latin America.
The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis have revealed many ways in which American society isn’t working.