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MIT economist Peter Diamond wins Nobel Prize

MIT economist Peter Diamond wins No...

MIT Video Productions

Added over 7 years ago | 00:27:38 | 10485 views

Honored with two others for work on 'analysis of markets with search frictions'Read the full story here.

Plenary: Data into Action

Plenary: Data into Action

2010 Future of News and Civic Media Conference

Added over 7 years ago | 01:20:00 | 18151 views

Our lives are increasingly mediated by computers and data – a shift that is becoming more and more natural to us. From to real-time municipal bus information, data in many forms from many sources is being made available and reco...

From the Net to Your Neighborhood: Using the Web to Connect Your Community and Encourage Civic Engagement

From the Net to Your Neighborhood: ...

MIT Center for Civic Media

Added almost 8 years ago | 01:57:00 | 52149 views

Recorded by Cambridge Community Television... NeighborMedia Presents: From the Net to Your Neighborhood Panel Discussion Whether you want to raise awareness about an important local issue or gather people for a community event, you can...



Communications Forum: What's New at the Center for Future Civic Media

Added over 8 years ago | 00:04:18 | 16176 views

Placeblogger is a site where you can search for local sources of news, information, and community near where you live, work and travel. In this video, founder Lisa Williams describes Placeblogger's use and potential.

Open Park

Open Park

Communications Forum: What's New at the Center for Future Civic Media

Added over 8 years ago | 00:03:49 | 35048 views

The Open Park project looks to define an 'ideal' or at least improved model and practice for online collaborative news-reporting and -writing. As newsrooms across the country and beyond are grappling with the new economic realities of...

Rick Borovoy unveils first sign, outside MassArt

Rick Borovoy unveils first LostInBo...

MIT Center for Civic Media

Added over 8 years ago | 00:09:18 | 30397 views

Rick Borovoy, Visiting Scientist at the MIT Media Lab and the Center for Future Civic Media, proudly unveils the first Lost in Boston sign. is a general-purpose web tool that cities can use to get citizens involved in c...

Check out this balloon

MIT News

Added over 8 years ago | 00:01:23 | 33192 views |

Two students sent a camera-dangling balloon to near space and took stunning photography of Earth: all for $150. Video: Melanie Gonick; Still Images: Justin Lee/Oliver Yeh

MIT Apollo Lunar Lander Hack - Remo...


Added over 8 years ago | 00:01:58 | 24984 views

MIT facilities workers and hack removal specialists remove the largest and most difficult part of the Apollo 11 lunar lander hack from the Great Dome: the welded steel base, too large to fit through any door.

Seeing Machine

MIT Video Productions

Added 10 years ago | 00:04:29 | 31612 views

Elizabeth Goldring is an artist, poet and Senior Fellow at MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies. Her collaborative research at CAVS includes visualizing her own vision loss and developing both a visual language and "seeing machine" ...

Science Reporter - Underwater Photo...

Old Versions

Added 10 years ago | 00:29:03 | 20450 views

Watch this film from the MIT Science Reporter on Underwater Photography and the process developed and used by Doc Edgerton and the Woods Hole Institute to name a few. An overview is given through an interview with Doc Edgerton himself. [...

Color-Changing Gel covered by Scien...


Added 10 years ago | 00:01:29 | 19312 views

What would you do with a gel that dramatically changes color in response to heat, water and salt? As this ScienCentral News video explains, the uses could range from color-changing clothes to monitoring food safety. - MIT engineer Ned T...

ZigZag Episode #13

MIT ZigZag

Added almost 11 years ago | 00:08:10 | 19545 views

A look at alternative fuels and energy sources to address global warming.