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Ten Thoughts from Silicon Valley

Ten Thoughts from Silicon Valley

Jan 10, 2011

MITER is pleased to publish a short series from MIT Sloan’s 2011 Silicon Valley Study Tour for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Track students.  We begin with some reflections from Bill Aulet, Managing Director of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center.  Stay tuned for more from our writers! Each year, the MIT Entrepreneurship Center and Sloan School...

Betting on Mobile Innovations in 2011

Betting on Mobile Innovations in 2011

Dec 15, 2010

If you are a techie, chances are that you cannot escape the barrage of mobile products and daily news about new products hitting the consumer markets. Product launches, patent lawsuits, mergers and acquisitions, and new startup launches represent a diverse breadth of activities in this space.  But mobiles aren’t just impacting the techies of the...

The Power of Personal Mobility Tracking

The Power of Personal Mobility Tracking

Nov 23, 2010

Some people have a problem with privacy but I am not one of them.  It might be my shameless penchant for publicity but what it does mean is that I am fearless about trying new technologies that invade my personal space.  To put my anti-privacy fervor to the test, I decided to do something everyday humans are only starting to be able to do: track my...

Sandy Pentland on the Future of Mobile

Where many envision mobile phones as drivers of communications through voice and text, MIT Professor Sandy Pentland sees the mobile phone in a much broader context. To him, the way we use our mobile phones today reveals much more than just ordinary conversations: what groups we belong to, the patterns we operate in, and how we function emotionally in human...