MIT and Microsoft Research are in tie up exploring the Arena of Web Services.
They have come up with iCampus Where all the MIT Work and Study can be done through Internet. Like taking courses and giving an exam.
iLab is the intiative to bring the Lab to the Desktop Enviroment so that students can do their experiments from their desktop.
Few have even desgined a Shuttle Track at MIT where from the computers end, the students can know where their bus is and when should they go to the bus stop , instead of waiting.