MIT 'The new new thing'

I've had quite an interest in MIT since I heard that they put all their lectures, etc. online (on YouTube, etc. under Creative Commons licences), something that is resisted by many an academic... and have found that it has increased interest in their courses. Here, Times Higher Education looks at their Media Lab... Joichi Ito does not have the kind of background that would normally catch the eye of an appointment committee searching for someone to head…