Technology and society
Technology and society

Marking a milestone: Dedication ceremony celebrates the new MIT Schwarzman College of Computing building

Members of the MIT community, supporters, and guests commemorate the opening of the new college headquarters.

When to trust an AI model

More accurate uncertainty estimates could help users decide about how and when to use machine-learning models in the real world.

“They can see themselves shaping the world they live in”

Developed by MIT RAISE, the Day of AI curriculum empowers K-12 students to collaborate on local and global challenges using AI.

President Sally Kornbluth and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman discuss the future of AI

The conversation in Kresge Auditorium touched on the promise and perils of the rapidly evolving technology.

An AI dataset carves new paths to tornado detection

TorNet, a public artificial intelligence dataset, could help models reveal when and why tornadoes form, improving forecasters’ ability to issue warnings.

MIT faculty, instructors, students experiment with generative AI in teaching and learning

At MIT’s Festival of Learning 2024, panelists stressed the importance of developing critical thinking skills while leveraging technologies like generative AI.

A crossroads for computing at MIT

The MIT Schwarzman College of Computing building will form a new cluster of connectivity across a spectrum of disciplines in computing and artificial intelligence.

MIT launches Working Group on Generative AI and the Work of the Future

New initiative is convening leading companies and nonprofits with support from Google’s Community Grants Fund.

Second round of seed grants awarded to MIT scholars studying the impact and applications of generative AI

The 16 finalists — representing every school at MIT — will explore generative AI’s impact on privacy, art, drug discovery, aging, and more.

3 Questions: What you need to know about audio deepfakes

MIT CSAIL postdoc Nauman Dawalatabad explores ethical considerations, challenges in spear-phishing defense, and the optimistic future of AI-created voices across various sectors.