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The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE)
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Key Annual Conference Data Points

Researchers presented many compelling data points during their IDE Annual Conference presentations this spring. Among their findings are the following.     Read the full event report here.


The amount people’s belief in false conspiracy theories declined after chatting with GenAI systems.

[Tom Costello]

Over 4,500 Qubits

The size of a quantum computer system IBM expects to have by next year.

[Jonathan Ruane]


Nearly 2/3

Share of datasets on the HuggingFace hosting platform with incorrect or omitted access permissions.

[Shayne Longpre]

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