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Ariel Noyman, City Science group, MIT Media Lab
The following is a thought piece modeled after a scientific publication from the year 2030. The technologies described here are extrapola...
For the paper titled "JettSen: A Mobile Sensor Fusion Platform for City Knowledge Abstraction."
Synchronizing light across riders, [bike]swarm technology enhances the safety and joy of sustainable mobility by illuminating the rider c...
Meet the Labbers, which ran from 2016–2018, was an ongoing audio series that took listeners inside the Media Lab.
The “HIDW Young Talent” exhibition addressed three topics: Manufacturing of Tomorrow, Future Craft, and City Catalyst.
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
Congratulations to City Science researchers Alex Berke, Jason Nawyn, Thomas Sanchez Lengeling, and group head Kent Larson!
The MIT Autonomous Bicycle Project proposes that autonomous bicycles could serve as an alternative to current bike sharing models.
Markus ElKatsha speaks during the Zaojiu Festival of Thinkers on May 20, 2018 at Tongji University, Jiading Campus in Shanghai.
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
The following Media Lab students joined the MIT India Initiative in Mumbai for this workshop.
"Out of those approximately 17,000 articles, I profoundly enjoyed and learned from this one, written by Alex Berke, MIT Media Lab."
This is a two-part project. This part is about reality. The other part is science fiction.
These stories consider two potential futures for US democracy, branching from our present. One is dystopian, the other utopian.
Below is a selection of press coverage of the collaboration between the MIT Media Lab City Science group at the University of Guada...
Ten multi-disciplinary teams join MIT’s design entrepreneurship accelerator.
We talk a lot about the appliances that go into the future kitchen—but what about the design of the space itself?
The third City Science Summit, kicked off October 1, 2019 in the HafenCity district of Hamburg.
Here are proven thought starters for creating a business culture that nurtures disruptive change
Viewing and Discussion Series
Ryan McCarthy and Phil Tinn spent a week at the headquarters of Daimler and Lab1886 in Stuttgart.
Hamama is a Media Lab spinoff company founded by City Science alum Daniel Goodman and Camille Richman.
Hae Won Park, PhD, is a research scientist at the MIT Media Lab and a principal investigator of the Social Robot Companions Program....
Gestión and Universidad del Pacífico (UP) organized a round table on the concept of smart cities.
M. Victoria S. Nadal
"There is a set of population for which smart cities can make a fundamental difference: people with disabilities."
How the home will be disrupted and transformed by radical technological change.
We quickly designed and fabricated initial prototypes to test on our local city streets. They strap on and off our local city bike ...
CityScience was consulted as an expert in urban planning in the research work conducted by architect Philippe Chiambaretta.
TerMITes have been installed in a women's restroom in India to better understand and help future development as the project expands.
This online professional short course offers people around the globe an opportunity to learn from Kent Larson and the City Science team a...
Team members from Aalto University visited the Media Lab’s City Science group to discuss ongoing collaborations and new projects.
The Finding Places project was presented in February 2019 at the Edge of Government conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
In January 2019, members of the City Science team traveled to Andorra to further explore Andorra’s innovation opportunity to improve urba...
Highlights from the Andorra workshop
Researchers from the City Science group conducted a workshop at HafenCity University's City Science Lab in Hamburg, Germany.
ABSTRACT The impending introduction of autonomous vehicles (AVs) has posed regulatory and ethical questions regarding how the...
An NYC exhibit imagines driverless buses and mobile medical units resembling Popemobiles.
Cities need to work to ensure that AR makes the leap from “cool experience,” to a technology that improves residents’ lives.
Receptive Skins envisions a living building that silently interacts with air and temperature
Lessons from a month in a Chinese knitting plant.
In May, the City Science team traveled to Shanghai, China for the City Science Summit (CSS) and meetings with the City Science Network.
Rapid urbanization causes a need for new mobility modes which may not be totally dependent on cars.
Smart furniture transforms spaces in tiny apartments into bedrooms, work spaces, or closets.
When you think of innovation hubs around the world, Andorra, a tiny country tucked between Spain and France, may not come to mind.But, fo...
"Focus means something very different than zeroing in on a specific discipline."
Public buildings account for the greatest energy demands in the Andorran economy. As part of the City Science Lab @Andorra, a team of sci...
"Real-Time Recognition of Physical Activities and Their Intensities Using Wireless Accelerometers and a Heart Rate Monitor," presented at...