Past Talks and Colloquia
May 16 15
Montreal Symphony
May 12 15

Screening of a 14-minute documentary about the Media Lab's "Make the Breast Pump Not Suck" Hackathon with an introduction from the Hackathon organizers, followed by light refreshments and a Q&A with the filmmaker, Alberta Chu of ASKlabs Productions.

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May 09 15 - May 10 15
May 08 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

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May 01 15

In the light of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the MIT community is planning to meet to discuss ideas to help the relief efforts using technology. The attendees can brainstorm ideas and self-organize into teams that have complementary skillsets to execute these ideas. Participants can think about using tweets, visual data, crowdsourcing methods, and other technologies to facilitate relief work, locate people, provide services, or simply make the world aware of the extent of this tragedy.

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Apr 23 15

One of the most immediate and unfiltered ways to study the brain is by eavesdropping on the activity of individual nerve cells, using electrodes implanted in the brains of an animal. In the last decade, pioneering research has enabled such recordings in humans. Single neuron recording in humans allows us to listen to the conversations of neurons using electrodes implanted in the brains of a patient undergoing neurosurgery. Effectively, we can look inside the person’s brain while they are awake and active.

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Apr 23 15

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

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Apr 23 15 - May 17 15
Gucci Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
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


Demo

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Apr 16 15