Past Talks and Colloquia
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 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
Apr 10 15

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

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Apr 08 15
San Francisco, CA
Apr 07 15

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 07 15 - Apr 10 15

The main conference on the scientific analysis of mobile phone datasets.

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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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