Think You’re Special? A Robot Could Do Your Job
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Technology is advancing so fast that half of all jobs that exist today might be taken over by bots and computers in the next 20 years. Find out if your job is on the list.

Is your job safe from our new computer-programmed over­lords? A good way …

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The only jobs that won’t be taken over by robots require understanding of human behavior

MIT shows off a way to program using natural language — Tech News and Analysis

Bye bye Codecademy, MIT shows off a way to program using natural language — Tech News and Analysis.

Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief and Publisher of MIT Technology Review

I’m Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief and Publisher of MIT Technology Review, and This Is How I Work
Tessa Miller, lifehacker.com

Since 2004, Jason Pontin has been editor in chief of MIT Technology Review, and publisher since 2005. With dual titles, Jason oversees everything from editorial direction to business strategy. Under his guidance, the more than 100-year-old…

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MIT illustrates how the world uses its mobile phones

Infographic: MIT illustrates how the world uses its mobile phones
By Madhumita Venkataramanan, wired.co.uk

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Funf: computational social science in your pocket

Open-source Funf platform taps into Android’s huge knowledge about you
By Daniel Cossins, wired.co.uk

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Finally, MIT courses in my underwear: MITx

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Photo credit: MrFederico)

Following on the growing number of engineering schools offering online or blended education, MIT is now taking the next logical step by expanding their open courseware to provide unrestricted access and credentials for students as well as a new custom developed, video based open source learning management system which can be used by educators.

M.I.T. Expands Free Online Courses, Offering Certificates – NYTimes.com.

Stanford’s Online High School Raises the Bar

 

English: The Oval, Stanford University, Stanfo...

English: The Oval, Stanford University, Stanford, California. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Stanford’s Online High School Raises the Bar – NYTimes.com.

MIT Media Lab: Reality Mining

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MIT Media Lab: Reality Mining

This new center, part of the MIT Human Dynamics group, studies the ways we can use millions of sensors in portable devices already in common use to actually measure human behavior in real time. So, the end of psychology, the beginning of digital anthropology.

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MIT Social Network Analysis: Can Social Media Reveal our Identities?

A new study from MIT uncovers a fascinating fact: the connections we make, groups we join and information we contribute, even minimally, to online networking tools like Facebook can reveal very detailed, personal information about our identities by using statistical, computational methods.