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Reporting on Radicalization

By Cover Story June 13, 2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology student Hajar Boughoula of Tunisia writes a message on the ground with chalk near a makeshift memorial for fallen MIT police officer Sean Collier on the school’s campus in Cambridge. Read more

Mapping the Twitterverse

Cover Story June 13, 2013

Using his Massive Parallel Database (MaPD), MIT researcher Todd Mostak was able to visualize how quickly news of the Boston Marathon bombings spread on Twitter. His system can map millions of geocoded tweets to show when and where … Read more