Upcoming Events
Frequent and varied events—such as lectures, colloquia, symposia, and workshops—play an active role in the continuing vitality and momentum of the Media Lab.
Jun 19 14 - May 29 15

The exhibit is located in our lobby at the corner of Ames and Amherst Streets in Kendall Square, Cambridge. The lobby is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9am to 6pm.

Muriel Cooper, Marvin Minsky, Seymour Papert: each of these three pioneers defied convention, rejected norms, and adored the impossible. Marvin taught us how uncommon common sense was. Seymour forced us to think about thinking. And Muriel showed us that the medium was not the message. Without them, the Media Lab would never be what it became.

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Dec 01 14 - May 31 15
Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York

Imagine handling objects virtually and physically in real time, from thousands of miles away. The Tangible Media Group, led by MIT Media Lab’s Hiroshi Ishii, is working on such a user interaction, transforming how we may communicate and work in the future. One current project is inFORM, a dynamic-shape display that gives physical form to digital information: physical “pixels” on a table surface move in real time, in accordance with data from a motion-sensing input device.

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Apr 02 15

A fundamental challenge for modern society is the development of effective approaches to enhance brain function and cognition in both healthy and impaired individuals. Neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley, will describe an approach developed in his lab that uses custom-designed video games to achieve meaningful and sustainable cognitive enhancement.

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Apr 06 15

Media Lab Virtual Visit is intended to open up the doors of the Media Lab to people from all around the world. The visit is hosted on the Unhangout platform, a new way of running large-scale unconferences on the web that was developed at the Media Lab.

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Apr 07 15

All talks at the Media Lab, unless otherwise noted, are open to the public. This talk will be webcast. Join the conversation on Twitter: #MLTalks

Alfredo Corchado was born in Durango, Mexico and, grew up as a migrant worker in California and later moved to Texas. He is a 1984 graduate of El Paso Community College, a 1987 graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso, and a 2008-2009 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

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Apr 10 15

Talks in the Advancing Wellbeing Seminar Series are free and open to the public.

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Apr 18 15 - Apr 23 15
Seoul, Korea

The theme for CHI 2015 is "Crossings": crossing borders, crossing boundaries, crossing disciplines, crossing people and technology, crossing past and future, crossing physical and digital, crossing art and science.

Case Studies
TRANSFORM: Embodiment of “Radical Atoms” at Milano Design Week | Hiroshi Ishii, Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Amit Zoran, Philipp Schoessler, and Jared Counts

Vision-Driven: Beyond Tangible Bits, Towards Radical Atoms | Hiroshi Ishii, Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Lining Yao, and Jifei Ou


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Aug 10 15
Los Angeles Convention Center