Posts Tagged: MIT

Joichi Ito (MIT Media Lab) & Rolf Heuer (CERN) on innovation, dot-connecting and other things

Yesterday I was made aware of a discussion between two brilliant men that was uploaded to YouTube Sunday at the Ars Electronica Festival. The first nine minutes provide a couple of perspectives on innovation, but more that, listen to Joi Ito’s reasons for accepting his new position as Director of the MIT Media Lab.

Observations from a Judge: Three Takeaways for Federal Prizes from MIT’s Global Challenge

This content was originally posted on Phase One Consulting Group’s Government Transformation Blog. Over the past few weeks I had the pleasure of serving as a global judge for the MIT Global Challenge which ended in an exciting awards ceremony Monday in Cambridge, Mass. The Challenge is designed to connect students” with the passion and… Read more »

Founder of India Online Free Law Service Honored as a Top Innovator by MIT Technology Review

Dr. Sushant Sinha, creator of the free access to law service IndianKanoon, has been honored as one of India’s 18 top innovators, by MIT’s Technology Review, according to a post at rediff.com. Click here, then click to slide number 18, to see the article. The article states: [Indian Kanoon] has been designed to provide the… Read more »

Five Things Obama Should Say in Friday’s MIT Climate Change Speech

A great post from my boss, Jessy Tolkan, executive director of the Energy Action Coalition. This commentary originally appeared on The Huffington Post Green. Almost a year into President Obama’s administration, the young people who turned out and voted for him in record numbers, hopeful that he’ll deliver bold action on climate at home and… Read more »