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At the TED conference last week, MIT Media Lab’s Arnav Kapur showed that we might be one step closer to becoming cyborgs.
MIT Media Lab fosters innovation with its motto of 'imagine and realise.'
Pattie Maes discusses her group’s approach to bridging this divide and improving our relationships with technology.
What can seamless human-computer interfaces do for humanity?
Looking for children between 8-12 years old for a study on improving self-esteem.
They feed data sets into special algorithms to create canvases; they’re showing at art events around the world.
As devices aggregate more contextual data about users, they may learn to offer assistance without explicit instruction.
Research projects show creative ways MIT students are connecting computing to other fields.
Luminaries in computing and cognition discuss their journeys and share their insights.
The project can determine what a person is thinking about and use the information to sort them into a Hogwarts house in one test.
Nataliya Kos'myna created a “Thinking Cap” that looks like the Sorting Hat from the popular “Harry Potter” series.
Experts think lucid dreaming could be therapeutic. How to achieve the dream state is complicated.
Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2018 World Technology Awards, including Arnav Kapur, M. Ehsan Hoque, and Affectiva.
A group at MIT’s Media Lab known as the “Dream Team” thinks you can harness your unconscious mind with tech you can wear to bed.
BBC Click looks at whether AI could ever create an artistic masterpiece.
Neo Mohsenvand and filmmaker/singer/songwriter Hannah Campbell contemplate memory, data, and the future at TEDxYouth@CEHS.
Wearables are already replacing traditional drugs and therapies—this year, they'll go further still.
Misha Sra explains how galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) can improve VR experiences and open up new possibilities in gaming and beyond.
Sareen is a research affiliate within the Fluid Interfaces group, and worked with lab founder Pattie Maes to develop the project.
A selection of recent press coverage on Elowan, a plant-robot hybrid designed by Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes.
While plants at first glance look like static things, they are in fact very busy transmitting bio-electrochemical signals.
Introducing Elowan, a robot-plant hybrid designed by Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes, both from MIT Media Lab.
A Parsons and MIT researcher hooked up electrodes to a plant’s leaves to turn it into a robotic sensor.
In “Gradient Descent,” now on view at Nature Morte gallery in New Delhi, artists become one with machines—and the results are stunning.
By Monica Orta
Winner and finalists in Fast Company's 2018 awards
Click looks at whether AI could ever create an artistic masterpiece.
Masque induces psychological changes by altering how users perceive their breathing.
By-products include striking short films that speed up and slow down along in response to body signals.
A virtual, outdoor time-travel experience.
The Ars Electronica Festival runs from September 6-10, 2018 in Linz, Austria
Nov 29, 2011DescriptionComputing has become a facet of ordinary life–a powerful resource for people, places, and things. It has migrated ...
Media Lab spinoff Formlabs has become a unicorn.
We spend a third of our lives sleeping but precious little is really known for sure about what happens when our heads hit the pillow.
Reality Editor is a new kind of tool that empowers users to connect and manipulate the functionality of physical objects. With Reality Ed...
Creativity and Collaboration: Revisiting Cybernetic Serendipity, set out to underline the close connections between art and technology.
LightBridge is a 10,000 pixel dynamic display created for the FAST Festival of Art, Science and Technology in celebration of MIT’s 150th ...
A Framework for Enhancing the Sense of Presence in Virtual Reality
WaaZam is a creative telepresence system that allows people to be together in the same window during a networked video session. The goal ...
60 Minutes goes inside the MIT Media Lab.
Cynthia Breazeal, MIT associate professor of media arts and sciences, describes her research on social and emotional intelligence.
Arnav Kapur’s AlterEgo lets him communicate, switch TV channels, and more by talking silently to himself.
When is a sleeper actually asleep?
MIT's AlterEgo can't read your thoughts, but it can reliably tell what words you're saying inside your head.
The 21st annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards honored DermalAbyss with the Scifi No Longer Award, given to "the coolest sc...
It's like having Siri listen to your internal commands.
A personalized wearable silent speech interface
Electrodes on the face and jaw pick up otherwise undetectable neuromuscular signals triggered by internal verbalizations.
Those who create future technologies should also fear their power.
1,000 clear plastic tiles assembled into a 10-by-12-foot circular installation with a heart-shaped cutout in the middle
On a break from his studies in the MIT Media Lab, Anirudh Sharma SM ’14 traveled home to Mumbai, India. While there, he noticed that thro...
FingerReader, a wearable interface that uses audio and haptic feedback to enhance the reading experience, was selected for a 2017 Go...
TreeSense, a sensory VR experience that allows users to experience the full lifecycle of a tree, was featured in the Global Grad Sh...
As many Americans despair over disappearing factory jobs and fear being replaced by a machine, Natan Linder has set out to arm assembly-l...
Improving industrial safety using wearables and the Internet of Things.
Forbes Opinion article on HMDs, featuring Pattie Maes. By Charlie Fink.
Every year, INK identifies the minds that are redefining their field of work, and the world around them.
The Equipped Explorer: Virtual Reality as a Medium for Learning
Anirudh Sharma was at a conference in India when he noticed black particles accumulating on his white shirt.