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Laura Kurgan, Pablo Rey Maps, Geographic Information Systems, and spatial analysis are powerful tools that recently have become increasingly accessible to non-specialists. Dynamic maps with user created content are becoming part of da...
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Featuring guest Ramesh Srinivasan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. The power of culture and context dramatically shape technology's influence on networks and power worldwide. Having just spent a mon...
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Jason Pramas, Steve Meacham, and Kyle de Beausset Social movements have always been productive spaces for the creation and circulation of media texts, tools, and frames for understanding the world. In the past, movement narratives wer...
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An interview with John Tirman about his most recent book, "The Deaths of Others," published by Oxford University Press. John Tirman is principal research scientist and executive director at MIT Center for International Studies.
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Dr. Ardeshir Amirarjmand, Representative of Mousavi, leader of the Green Movement Moderator: Dr. John Tirman, Executive Director of MIT's Center for International Studies Special Guest: Dr. Farzin Vahdat, Founding member of Nonviolent ...
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Two thirds of the US adult population and one third of the pediatric population is overweight or obese. The rates of diabetes, hypertension and heart disease parallel our societies increasing girth. These "adult" diseases are now commonl...
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Aryeh Neier spoke to the MIT community about the worldwide work of the Open Society Foundations to secure education, health and justice for marginalized people. Aryeh Neier is president of the Open Society Foundations. Prior to joinin...
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A tribute to the tenth anniversary of the MIT Public Service Center's IDEAS Competition, including special thanks from past winners to mentors Sally Susnowitz, Amy Smith, and Alison Hynd. Videography by Shannon O'Brien, editing by Josh ...
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A conversation with the founders of the April 6 Youth Movement, Ahmed Maher and Waleed Rashed ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Ahmed Maher, co-founder of the April 6 Youth Movement, is a civil engineer and a prominent participant in the anti-Mubarak d...
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