Stephen Carson

Associate Director and Head of Operations, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab, MIT

Less how, more what

I’ve been really fortunate in my new position to have an inside look at some of the artificial intelligence technologies currently emerging, and they are impressive. It has me thinking … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jack Andraka and the power of Open Access

I had the privilege of hearing Jack Andraka speak at the recent Pediatric Innovation Summit.  I’d heard the basics of his story before:  He’d had a relative die of pancreatic … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

A striking statement

This column in the Boston Globe by John E. Sununu supporting Lawrence Lessig in his court battle with Liberation Music is  really striking.  That a former Republican Senator would come … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reading Castells

Over the years, I have come across enough references in discussions of the internet to know I ought to read Manuel Castells The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture.  It … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment