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Sandy Pentland MIT Connection Science

Posted on by Brandon Klein

 

The peril and the promise of networks of people connected by machines is becoming ever more apparent in our daily lives, as we begin to see a succession of impacts.

From the flash crash to Arab Spring to the Northeast Blackout to the polarized US political landscape. Human systems are behaving in ever-more-unstable fashions.

At the same time, new frontiers of opportunity are opening up in healthcare, in finance, and in society.
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The mission of MIT Connection Science is to revolutionize technology-mediated human networks through analysis, prediction, data-driven design, and evaluation.