IDSS core faculty member shares how social media algorithms could be tweaked to curb the spread of misinformation and promote a diversity of viewpoints.
This virtual event on Friday, April 30 brings together experts to highlight how data-driven research on COVID-19 has informed policy decisions and impacted the pandemic response.READ MORE
Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) is committed to addressing complex societal challenges by advancing education and research at the intersection of statistics, data science, information and decision systems, and social sciences.
Leveraging research done on campus, student-run MIT Driverless partners with industry collaborators to develop and test autonomous technologies in real-world racing scenarios. Sertac Karaman, IDSS core faculty, serves as an advisor to the team.
The SolarWinds network-management attack wasn't the first so-called side-door hack and it likely won't be the last, says IDSS affiliate Stuart Madnick.
Research from IDSS affiliates Sinan Aral and Dean Eckles highlights how overstating or overemphasizing hesitancy can, by itself, keep others from getting vaccinated.