ENTERTAINMENT: Top 10 Collaborations of 2012

While 2012 may not have ensued in an earth-shattering zombie apocalypse, it sure proved to be a year ripe with radicalism, boundary-breaking creativity, and in this MIT-er’s eyes, a new type of collaboration. Going beyond the realm of popular music and David Guetta feat. everyone-ever-on-Top-40-radio, here is a comprised Top Ten list of duos, trios,…

Why Steve Mattered

Today, the world mourned the passing of Steve Jobs, business mogul and co-founder of Apple and Pixar. During his lifetime Steve made monumental contributions to the world and computing as we know it, although he was not without his critics and detractors. Looking back on his career, it is clear to all that Steve mattered,…

All I Want for Christmas is Glee: wait a second…

It can be controversial, hilarious, and informative. Those of us in MIT 2100 (Political Economy of Media) know that Professor Burston strongly believes that it could usher in a new era of a renewed public sphere. It’s that ever-popular, never-endingly topical show called Glee, and it has gained a massive, worldwide following as well as critical praise…