Most companies operate on the principle of opaqueness. A leader in the 1990s movement to radically overhaul business processes has a new vision--X-engineering--that puts a premium on transparency and standardization.
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For a mere $1 million, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hopes to score an autonomous vehicle capable of sustaining high speeds over long distances and tough terrain. How? By challenging geeks to an unusual race.
Q&A: MIT's Kenneth Keniston says cheap information kiosks are helping India bring computing power to the masses, providing a model for how to bridge the digital divide.
Dialogue: Per-message charging may be an effective way to stifle spam. But it is anathema to most Internet users.
International students may head for more welcoming countries as U.S. strategies to deter terrorism ramp up at educational institutions such as MIT.