MIT Work of the Future scholars Ben Armstrong, Kate Kellogg, Retsef Levi, and Julie Shah jointly won a seed grant from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory to study the implementation of generative AI in U.S. hospitals.
Elisabeth Reynolds, Executive Director of the IPC, will co-lead a new initiative at MIT on the Work of the Future, an Institute-wide effort to understand and shape the evolution of jobs during an age of innovation.
An article in the New York Times, discusses how as the economy has changed, so too have the relationships between places, to the disadvantage of smaller cities and rural areas. The IPC’s Timothy Sturgeon participated in the discussion.
Easily programmable robot interfaces have the potential to transform manufacturing by reducing the amount of programming expertise required to use robotic systems. Lowering the barrier to use robots in this way could have vast implications for manufacturing including reducing the integration and reintegration time for robots on manufacturing lines, increasing the reusability of robots by making it easier repurpose them, and making robots more accessible to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who often do not have the required internal programming expertise to use robots.
Ellen Ruppel Shell is a Professor at Boston University's College of Communication. She will be discussing her latest book, The Job: Work and its Future in a Time of Radical Change, on October 23rd from 4:30-6:00 pm.
Mary Gray is a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research and a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. She is also the author of Ghost Work, How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass on September 11th from 4:30- 6:00pm.
05/16/2019 – Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo Over the course of nearly 20 years, the Brazilian government enacted various policies and programs designed to strengthen the country’s capacity to innovate. In this book, the editors unite a diverse array of empirical contributions around a few key themes, including public policies, institutions and innovation […]