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Building The Next Big Thing: 25 Years of MIT’s Media Lab

This year is the 25th anniversary of MIT’s Media Lab. The Media Lab was founded based on the belief that the emergence of digital technology were blurring the boundaries between traditional media, like art and architecture, and the means of creating them. Its director, Prof Frank Moss, spoke at the 2010 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.  You […]

Amazon Introduces A Time-limited But Free Entry-level Cloud Computing Offering

To help new Amazon AWS customers get started in the cloud, AWS is introducing a new free usage tier. Will this help to accelerate the adoption of IaaS among SMBs? “Beginning November 1, new AWS customers will be able to run a free Amazon EC2 Micro Instance for a year, while also leveraging a […]

MIT Sloan Asia Business Conference 2010

Industries, Insights and Innovation for the Next Decade – MIT Sloan Asia Business Conference 2010 Join the MIT community to explore the NEXT possibilities, to search for innovations in Asia, and to network with hundreds of renowned executives, faculties, and talents in the first MIT Asia Business Conference. Date:             […]

The Internet of Things: How CIOs Can Influence the Next Wave of Product Innovation

CIO — We’ve all heard the hype about a future of data-driven, always-connected devices where everything from cars to game consoles to refrigerators plays a role in the Internet of Things. We envision our household appliances tapped into the power grid, analyzing and fine-tuning electricity use. We expect our parked cars to one day use Wi-Fi to send traffic and weather forecasts to our office computers before we head out on the commute home.