Topic: MIT

Is ESPN Ready to Embrace Big Data?

Sports media giant blitzes Boston to court nerds

Nerd convention. Dorkapalooza. Geek heaven. Just a few names that were bandied about last weekend to describe the annual gathering of sports' intellectual cabal at MIT's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.…

MIT Technology Review Relaunches 'Digital-First'

113-year-old publication could create the road map for legacy media's transition to digital

Some 20 weeks before Newsweek set the media into a frenzy with its announcement of a digital-first publishing strategy, Jason Pontin was already grappling with how to move his 113-year-old…

MIT's 'Technology Review' Launches Digital First Initative

'TR's editor opens up to 'Adweek' about the changes

Jason Pontin has a daunting task at hand.  The editor in chief and publisher of MIT’s Technology Review is the man charged with recalibrating the 112-year-old thought-leading publication, a duty…