Hal Abelson -- What I'm doing
Here's how I've been spending my time recently.
MIT App Inventor project
MIT Center for Mobile Learning
6.805: Ethics and Law on the Electronic Frontier
Teaching courses on
Developing mobile applications
MIT Project on Mathematics and Computation
MIT Educational Technology Council
Founding director of
Founding director of the
Free Software Foundation
Director of the
Center for Democracy and Technology
Member of the MIT Press Management Board
Member of the faculty advisory committee for
Here are some other things I've done:
On sabbatical at Google in 2009 and 2010.
Served on the steering committee for the MIT/Hewett-Packard Alliance, 1999-2004
new core course
at Harvard for math-averse Harvard undergrads.
, the MIT/Microsoft Alliance for Research in Educational Technology, 2000-2006.
Served as a
Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar
Worked on an
experimental version of MIT's introductory circuit theory course
Advisor for Cambridge University's
Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies
Served on MIT's Committee on Outside Professional Activities
Worked on MIT's release of
1996 Conference on Computers, Freedom, and Privacy
. Check out the 2003 CFP Conference at the
CFP Web Site
I spent 1996 on sabbatical at Hewlett-Packard, serving as Chief Scientist of HP's Internet Technology Group.
Played clarinet with the
MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Last modified: March 25 2012, 9:39 PM