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MIT professor wants to shift power to the people by building local data collectives

MIT professor wants to shift power to the people by building local data collectives

“Building the New Economy” envisions data co-ops to make it easier for people to control and analyze their own financial and health data. MIT Professor Alex Pentland has a vision for data co-ops that allow members to control their personal health and financial data and benefit from its analysis in a new book, “Building The …

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Bored zoo penguins took a field trip to their local art museum

Bored zoo penguins took a field trip to their local art museum

The pandemic lockdown is hard for us all, but the abundance of “wild animals in unexpected places!” videos that it’s led to never really gets old. The latest example comes compliments of the Kansas City Zoo, which brought three of their Humboldt penguins – Bubbles (5), Maggie (7), and Berkley (8) – to the nearby …

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