Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office
MIT launched its task force on the Work of the Future, an Institute-wide effort to understand and shape the evolution of jobs during an age of innovation that addressing the social and human implications of technology and examines how people design, innovate, and take their ideas to market.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT's) Intelligence Quest—MIT IQ—is designed encourage researchers to investigate the societal implications of their work and advance the science and engineering of human and machine intelligence.
A sociological study by MIT found that group dynamics of teamwork and internships deter many women from further pursuing a career in engineering.
David Mindell, an MIT professor, argues against the idea of fully automated cars and vehicles in a book titled Our Robots, Ourselves, and says that while technology advances are good, it is a fallacy to believe that artificial intelligence advances for driverless vehicles will make the roads inherently safer.