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Why We Still Need the MIT Media Lab

Despite the recent scandal, and the deserved resignation of its director, the lab does important work. But it can be better.

The exterior of the MIT media lab at 75 Amherst Street in Cambridge, MA is pictured on Aug. 23, 2019.

IfIf you are in the tech or science world, you’ve probably heard by now about the recent scandal involving convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein and his donations to the MIT Media Lab. Some at MIT…



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Riz Virk

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