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Throughout the year, Technology Review's editorial staff finds and explains the significance of the new technologies that are disrupting existing industries, creating entirely new markets, and changing society. EmTech MIT brings that editorial content to life. Our annual conference provides you with access to the most innovative people and companies that you should be following, all in a program that will challenge and inspire you.

This year's topics include new approaches to scaling alternative energy sources, the changes digital technologies are bringing to traditional education, the growing significance of personal genomics, the unprecedented impact of big data and social technology on everyday life, and more.

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Eytan Bakshy

Data Scientist, Facebook

Eytan Bakshy is a researcher on the Data Science team at Facebook.  His work broadly examines information diffusion and influence in online networks through the use of large-scale field experiments and observational studies.  His current interests include causality in social networks, political media consumption, and information distribution.  Before Facebook, Bakshy conducted research on quantifying influence on Twitter at Yahoo! Research, and the diffusion of user-created content on Second Life at the University of Michigan. He holds a Ph.D. in Information from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

 

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Wednesday, October 24
 

11:35am

 
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