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MIT--shaping the future

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These 16 essays by faculty and staff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology create a snapshot of MIT today and a guide to its possible future. They examine the role of science and technology in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0262631415 9780262631419
OCLC Number: 25411648
Description: x, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Does technology shape the future? / R. Williams --
Equality of the sciences at MIT / R.K. Weatherall --
Technology and the liberal arts / A.F. Friedlaender --
Mary, Theresa and Elizabeth / C.G. Wolff --
Addictions and recovery at MIT / E.O. Sullivan --
A personal view of education / A.V. Oppenheim --
Leadership through science and technology / M.L. Dertouzos --
The university as quality / A.R. Doig, Jr. --
Toward international education at MIT / C.V. Chvany --
The research library in the information age / J.K. Lucker --
Electronic organs of the mind : language and computation for the 21st century / R.C. Berwick --
System dynamics : adding structure and relevance to precollege education / J.W. Forrester --
Clean utilization of fossil fuels / J.M. Beér --
An environment for entrepreneurs / E.B. Roberts --
MIT and industry : the legacy and the future / T.R. Moebus --
The bear in the woods / L.C. Thurow --
Appendix : inaugural address, May 10, 1991 / C.M. Vest.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth R. Manning.

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