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Evaluation of the impact of emerging technologies


Term:

IAP

Department:

MAS: Media Arts and Sciences

Faculty Supervisor:

Kent Larson

Faculty email:

kll@mit.edu

Apply by:

Jan 01 2021

Contact:

gbabio@mit.edu

Project Description

TeraScope, is an open-source module within the CityScope project that allows local stakeholders to evaluate a range of possible technologies to better meet the unique needs of informal communities, without access to conventional infrastructure. It relies on the data of informal settlements from the Taxonomy as well as the technologies to be evaluated from the Toolkit.

Pre-requisites

-Python -HTML/CSS, JS, (Required) -A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices -Adequate knowledge of database systems in MongoDB with NodeJS -Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines -BS in computer science or a related field