MIT Public Interest Technologist
Defining Public Interest Technology: A Conversation with ChatGPT
In the past year, ChatGPT has become the focus of intense discussion. Its inventors and advocates should consider carefully both the ways that tools like ChatGPT can be used and the guardrails that need to be constructed so that artificial intelligence (AI) is not used unfairly or inappropriately.
Digitalization and the City: Connectivity as a Tool for Identifying Systemic Gaps with Surbhi Agarwal
Surbhi Agrawal is an architect, urban designer and Master in City Planning candidate in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) at MIT. She is also a part of the Senseable City Lab. Agrawal’s work lies at the intersection of urban planning and digital technologies in cities.
Transit Optimization: Technology Shaping the Future of Work and Mobility with Jim Aloisi and Jinhua Zhao
Fundamental changes to how we work and commute have forced public transit agencies to contend with a new normal after the Covid-19 pandemic. Jim Aloisi and Jinhua Zhao of MIT's Transit Lab propose a way forward.
What is the Public Interest Technology University Network (PITUN)?
The Public Interest Technology University Network (PITUN) includes sixty-three universities across the United States. Each approaches Public Interest Technology (PIT) in its own way. As a group, PITUN aims to build a new field of study. With help from the New America Foundation, PITUN provides grants through network challenges