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  • Cheng, Denise Fung (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Look around you. What unassuming skills or assets are just bursting with potential? Meet the peer economy, where people monetize skills and assets they already have using online, peer-to-peer marketplaces. Lyft, Shapeways, ...
  • Sokol, Joshua (Joshua Daniel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Flippers first, I splash into the year 2100. Graduate student Hannah Barkley and I are swimming in Nikko Bay, among the Rock Islands of Palau. Here the warm blue-green water resembles naturally what the tropical Pacific ...
  • Ding, Sue, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Location-based media have always played a key role in defining both spaces and publics. Due to the proliferation of sophisticated locative technologies, location-based media are increasingly ubiquitous in areas including ...
  • Graham, Elyse (Jean Elyse) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
  • Zavoleas, Ioannis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    This thesis examines how Marcel Duchamp's artwork Fountain has been reproduced and evaluated over time. The original piece was made in 1917 and was lost soon after it was created. Fountain has become renowned through its ...
  • Bain, Robert J. (Robert John), 1978- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    A close reading of two television shows, K-Street and Tanner '88, was performed to examine how one might become informed about real-life political news by viewing entertainment programs that combine fiction with actual ...
  • Schrier, Karen L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    In an ever-changing present of multiple truths and reconfigured histories, people need to be critical thinkers. Research has suggested the potential for using augmented reality (AR) games- location-based games that use ...
  • Jacobs, Suzanne E., S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The Tevatron was the world's highest energy particle accelerator for more than two decades. Built at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois in the early 1980s, the machine accelerated protons and ...
  • Wotipka, Samuel Alex (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    In the early 1950s, C.C. "Sparkplug" Sanders began harvesting brine shrimp from Utah's Great Salt Lake. Sanders built up a small business selling their eggs, called "cysts, to aquarium stores across the country. During the ...
  • Bui, Lilian (Lilian D.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The proliferation of sensor devices in the emerging landscape of 'smart cities' provides new mechanisms with which to measure the built and natural environment. City governments increasingly rely on sensor data to monitor ...
  • Nowogrodzki, Anna (Anna Rose) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Low desire is the most common sexual dysfunction in women. Pharmaceuticals are being developed to treat it, most notably Flibanserin, owned by Sprout Pharmaceuticals. Sometimes inaccurately referred to as "female Viagra," ...
  • Ahmed, Abdul-Kareem H (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The next era of medicine will be one of personalization, scientists and physicians promise. Personalized medicine is a refined clinical approach in which clinicians will utilize your genomic information to help you prevent ...
  • Finkelberg, Amanda (Amanda Suzanne) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This paper addresses the changes in cartography since digitization and widespread popular dissemination. Cybercartography, an emergent system of maps, mapmaking tools, and mapmakers, forces a rethinking of spatial ...
  • García Herrera, Cristóbal, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    The main research question of this thesis is the following: What is the relationship between spaces and innovation in the context of design organizations such as IDEO, the MIT Media Lab and Design Continuum? This thesis ...
  • Sutherland, Elisabeth Ainsley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis proposes staged empathy as a new analytical framework to examine how virtual reality work provokes empathic feeling. Virtual reality has seen renewed interest in recent years, and has been hailed by journalists ...
  • Driscoll, Kevin Edward (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Hip-hop is a competitive form of popular culture characterized by an on-going process of aesthetic renewal and reproduction that is expressed through carefully selected media and communications technologies. Hip-hop is ...
  • Murthy, Rekha (Rekha S.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    Ambient street media are the media of our everyday lives in cities. Manifested in bits and fragments on the surfaces of the streetscape, these media often escape our notice - tuned out as visual clutter or dismissed as ...
  • Shresthova, Sangita. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    Film dances, or filmed dance sequences accompanying film songs, are an important part of popular Indian cinema. Over the years, Hindi film dance has evolved from a cinematically simplistic, filmed documentation of performance ...
  • Caruso, Catherine Curro (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    In 2009, Larry Leverenz, Eric Nauman, and Thomas Talavage at Purdue University formed the Purdue Neurotrauma Group (PNG), and set out to study concussions in high school football. They set up a study that combined helmet ...
  • Rood, Jennifer E., S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The Caribbean spiny lobster fishery is one of the most important industries in the economy of the Bahamas, and in turn it is one of the largest lobster industries in the world. The natural geography of the Bahamas makes ...
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