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Parents choosing high schools for their kids place more value on the students already enrolled than on the school’s effectiveness, according to ...

MIT economist Parag Pathak's study shows parents choose schools more on the basis of students already enrolled than its measurable effectiveness.

Jeffrey Epstein had a ‘Frankenstein’-like plan to analyze human DNA in the US Virgin Islands, and it reportedly pulled in $200 million

Epstein pursued an outlandish scheme to launch a 'DNA mining' startup. Scientists said his plan made no sense.
Mani Mengiste speaks to a crowd of students and faculty members gathered to protest MIT's involvement with Jeffrey Epstein.

MIT’s Epstein scandal kept student Mani Mengiste up at night — so she decided to fight back

Students and faculty on campus expressed their frustration and disappointment with the school's administration with a series of protest actions in the last week.

A fake interview with Vladimir Putin demonstrates how convincing deepfakes could be created in real-time in just a matter of years

The artist behind the Putin cameo said deepfakes could be "perfect and virtually undetectable" within a few years, but we're not quite there yet.
Activists hung a sign at a Palo Alto parking garage near Palantir's cafeteria.

Over 1,200 students at 17 universities including Stanford have pledged to not take jobs at Palantir unless it stops working with ICE

Some students from elite schools, including MIT and Stanford, have pledged not to work for Palantir due to its contracts with ICE.

LinkedIn founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman apologizes for his role in rehabbing Jeffrey Epstein’s public image in 2015

The venture capital investor hosted a dinner with Epstein and several tech moguls in Palo Alto, California, in 2015.

MIT officials were aware of Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to the Media Lab as early as 2013, an independent investigation found

The disgraced financier had personally contributed to Ito's venture capital fund in addition to helping fund the MIT Media Lab.
The ink can be changed just by shining light on it.

Scientists have invented an unbelievable ‘reprogrammable’ ink that can change color and vanish at will

Using 3D modelling the researchers projected designs onto various objects, which can be erased and re-designed at will.

Bill Gates made donations to MIT through Jeffrey Epstein —here are all of the tech mogul’s connections to the financier

The New Yorker reported that Jeffrey Epstein directed a $2 million donation from Bill Gates to the MIT Media Lab, and the two have other connections.
Jeffrey Epstein

An elite group within one of America’s most prestigious universities is embroiled in the ongoing Jeffrey Epstein scandal, and its director just ...

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and its elite Media Lab are embroiled in controversy in the wake of a new report about Jeffrey Epstein.