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Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte, who spoke about the One Laptop per Child program during the 'Computing for Everyone' session.

Information Age

As part of MIT’s 150th-birthday celebration, computer science luminaries — many from MIT's faculty — gathered on campus for a two-day symposium.

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A graph is a group of vertices (circles) connected by edges (lines); a maximal independent set is a group of vertices (glowing circles), unconnected to each other, at least one of which <i>is</i> connected to any vertex omitted from the group.

Targeted results

By envisioning data as 'graphs,' MIT researchers show how to find local solutions to otherwise overwhelmingly complex problems.

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Programming crowds

With the Web, people worldwide can work on distributed tasks. But getting reliable results requires algorithms that specify workflow between people, not transistors.

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