Charisma is a crucial component of a politician's appeal to voters. But there's more than one way to inspire confidence.
When entire towns are washed away or turned into debris, how do you begin cleaning up and re-building? That’s the question facing Japanese authorities, who have to start the cleanup amid uncertainty over the fate of the country’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex, disabled by last week’s earthquake and tsunami.
We speak with Yossi Sheffi, director of MIT’s Engineering Systems Division.