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MIT CSAIL Researchers Set Ridesharing Afloat

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Some of the most tragic ferry accidents in recent years have been the result of pilot error. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have found a solution—remove the pilot. Their new autonomous vessel, Roboat II, relies on algorithms, similar to those in ...

Dec 16, 2020
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Introducing Humanness to the Work We Do

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As the executive director of an incubator that develops youth and adult programs at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Ye-Her Wu, SF ’14, has had a sweeping vantage point on how the pandemic has accelerated change for students, staff, and faculty.

Nov 30, 2020
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Managing through a Pandemic on a Global Scale

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“You cannot drill oil from home.” The quip from Monday Okoro, SF ’07, vice president of Schlumberger Production Management, sums up the complexity of the issues facing companies like his whose operations require the physical presence of a vast workforce.

Nov 30, 2020
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Can Remote Learning Democratize an Organization?

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In Japan, where workplace practices have been rooted in generations of tradition, pandemic-driven changes feel tectonic. But some of them are welcome and long overdue, says Shihoko Kato, SFMBA ’19, director of the global business office at Japanese telecom giant NTT in Tokyo.

Nov 30, 2020
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Navigating the Hairpin Turns of the Motorcycle Industry

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“I shrug when people lament these changing times. When, in the last 2,000 years, haven’t we been living in changing times?” laughs Costantino Sambuy, SF ’06, CEO of Peugeot Motocycles, the world’s oldest manufacturer of scooters.

Nov 30, 2020
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Creativity in a Time of Crisis

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For nearly two decades, Google has been working on technology that helps people collaborate across continents. “We want to connect people all over the world so that they can to do great things together,” says Suzanne Frey, SF ’06, vice president of engineering and product at the global dynamo.

Nov 30, 2020
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Creativity in a Time of Crisis

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For nearly two decades, Google has been working on technology that helps people collaborate across continents. “We want to connect people all over the world so that they can to do great things together,” says Suzanne Frey, SF ’06, vice president of engineering and product at the global dynamo.

Nov 30, 2020
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Mitigating the Pitfalls of Remote Work

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An old New Yorker cartoon features a man sitting at a desk in his home office. He turns to his wife with evident angst and posits, “I can’t remember, do I work at home or live at work?” It is this conundrum that worries Sebastián Castañeda Arbeláez, SF ’14, Corporate Manager of Financial Planning an...

Nov 30, 2020
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Building A Better Watercooler

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MIT Sloan professor Thomas Malone is one of the world’s go-to experts on the way we work—and how we might work smarter.

Nov 30, 2020
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We Still Have Time to Prevent Doomsday

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As Executive Director of the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future, Elisabeth Reynolds coordinates a distinctly “MIT” initiative.

Nov 30, 2020
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