The Persecution Times

Current Affairs to Know

Tag: mit

How Technicolor changed movies
“The Assad Regime is a Moral Disgrace”: Noam Chomsky on Ongoing Syrian War
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“The Assad Regime is a Moral Disgrace”: Noam Chomsky on Ongoing Syrian War

AMY GOODMAN: We turn now to Noam Chomsky, one of the world’s best-known dissidents. He’s institute professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he taught for more than 50 years. Juan González and I spoke to him live on

Read More
MIT’s media lab director resigns after report on his ties to Epstein
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

MIT’s media lab director resigns after report on his ties to Epstein

JON: A WEEKEND RESIGNATION COMING OUT OF MIT’S PRESTIGIOUS MEDIA LAB TODAY, THE DIRECTOR IS STEPPING DOWN AMID CONTROVERSY OF TIES TO JEFFREY EPSTEIN. THE FACILITY PRESIDENT RELEASING A STATEMENT THAT READS IN PART, THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE EPSTEIN GIFTS

Read More
Starr Forum: Syria: Which way forward?
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Starr Forum: Syria: Which way forward?

MICHELLE ENGLISH: Greetings, and thank you for coming to today’s MIT Starr Forum, Syria, Which Way Forward. I’m Michelle English from– can everyone hear me? From the MIT Center for International Studies. CIS sponsors these amazing Starr Forums and also

Read More
The Dynamics of Climate Change—from the Political to the Personal
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , ,

The Dynamics of Climate Change—from the Political to the Personal

– [Janine] It is now my pleasure to turn the webcast over to Dr. Peter Hirst, Associate Dean, MIT Sloan Executive Education. Dr. Hirst, the floor is yours. – [Peter] Thank you very much, Janine. Hello everybody, welcome to the

Read More
Elon Musk: Tesla Autopilot | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast
Noam Chomsky, Steven Pinker, Jay Keyser, Hilary Putnam at MIT – SHASS 50th Anniv. Colloquium 2000
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Noam Chomsky, Steven Pinker, Jay Keyser, Hilary Putnam at MIT – SHASS 50th Anniv. Colloquium 2000

[MUSIC PLAYING] COHEN: Hello. Hello. I’m Josh Cohen. I teach in the linguistics and philosophy department here. And I’m the head of the Political Science Department. And I’m up here now because I’m the chair of the Colloquium Committee that

Read More
Climate Change: What Do Scientists Say?
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Climate Change: What Do Scientists Say?

I’m an atmospheric physicist. I’ve published more than 200 scientific papers. For 30 years I taught at MIT, during which time the climate has changed remarkably little. But the cry of “global warming” has grown ever more shrill. In fact,

Read More
Starr Forum: Racing to the Precipice: Global Climate, Political Climate
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Starr Forum: Racing to the Precipice: Global Climate, Political Climate

[applause] MICHELLE NHUCH: I know you’re not clapping for me. But anyway, on behalf of the MIT Center for International Studies, I’m Michelle, Director of Public Programs, and would like to welcome you to today’s Starr Forum, which I’m delighted

Read More