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Southern Cambridge: An Ingress Territories Map

I made an attempt at depicting the southern half of Cambridge, MA in a map showing territorial control in Ingress, pointing out areas well controlled by one faction, like Cambridgeport (an Enlightened stronghold) and West MIT (a Resistance stronghold), also highlighting fronts and battlegrounds where control frequently shifts and action is relatively fast. 28 more words


Metallurgical Researcher Interview

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Tell us about yourself

Priyank Kumar became a materials scientist mainly by chance. His enthusiasm for complex simulations of material properties took him from India to MIT, and then to ETH. 1,387 more words


What makes Boston special?

It’s been an year since I moved to Boston. I said I think I’m gonna move to Boston and start a new life and so I did. 373 more words


Increasing Minimum Wage Puts More Jobs at Risk of Automation

When the minimum wage goes up, the robots come for people’s jobs. That’s the upshot of a paper published today on the National Bureau of Economic Research’s website (abstract, full PDF paywalled), which analyzed how changes to the minimum wage from 1980 to 2015 affected low-skill jobs in various sectors of the U.S. 261 more words


Letter Back to the MIT Gymnastics Team

What can I tell you about school here? 

Well first off, I'm ridiculously happy with it.  classes are about 10-12 hours a day.  my best workouts are when I have free training, though.  294 more words
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