Design, power, and justice

In new book “Design Justice,” Associate Professor Sasha Costanza-Chock examines how to make technology work for more people in society. When Sasha Costanza-Chock goes through airport security, it is an unusually uncomfortable experience. Costanza-Chock, an…

The complex effects of colonial rule in Indonesia

By Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office Image collage: Christine Daniloff, MIT Evidence links Dutch-era sugar production and greater economic activity today. The areas of Indonesia where Dutch colonial rulers built a huge sugar-producing industry in…

“She” goes missing from presidential language

By Anne Trafton | MIT News Even when people believed Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 election, they did not use “she” to refer to the next president. https://soundcloud.com/mitnewsoffice/audio-article-she-goes-missing-from-presidential-language/s-J9nMo  Throughout most of 2016, a significant…