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A number of Media Lab and MIT projects and spinoffs were recognized.
We're so proud of everything you've accomplished here, and can't wait to see what you do next.
Q+A sessions on two research projects with contributors from MIT and the Media Lab will be livestreamed from the ISS on May 26 and May 28.
The Axiom Mission 2 launch will carry a variety of research from the MIT Media Lab to the International Space Station (ISS) on May 21, 2023
A new study finds people are more creative after waking from the earliest stage of sleep, especially when guided to dream about a topic.
We investigated how guiding dreaming at sleep onset could enhance creativity.
The HUMANS nanowafer, an MIT Space Exploration Initiative student-led project, will travel to the ISS this month, and later to the moon.
Researchers from Fluid Interfaces presented this research at the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
Spinoff Augmental announces The MouthPad^, a custom-fit 3D-printed mouthpiece that lets users control digital devices hands-free.
The device converts the user's tongue position and pressure into cursor actions by processing signals through a machine-learning algorithm.
Developed by researchers at the MIT Media Lab, the platform helps users learn empathetic and inclusive communication practices.
A new study suggests that experiencing aesthetic chills, or goosebumps, during stimuli like music and films can lead to increased emotions.
This collaboration explores the intersection of plants and tech, from WALL-E to Media Lab alum Harpreet Sareen’s Cyborg Botany projects.
Researchers from the Fluid Interfaces research group and collaborators are delving into the secrets of aesthetic chills.
Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes and five other experts talk about emerging health and wellness technologies.
The Institute for Futures Technologies (IFT) is a new space within the Pôle Léonard de Vinci in Paris (La Défense), which aims to…
Researcher Pattie Maes believes it's crucial to build machines to support our intelligence rather than replace it.
Welcome to the ACM ByteCast podcast, a series from the Association for Computing Machinery! The podcast features conversations with researc…
Congratulations to Manaswi, Caitlin, and Jaleesa on receiving this fellowship!
Ruihan Zhang, a student in the Molecular Machines group, was lead organizer of this event in collaboration with MIT Film Makers Association
Pattie Maes, head of the Fluid Interfaces group and Professor of Media Technology, reaches milestone of 500 peer-reviewed accepted papers.
The Economist reports on the future of brain-computer interfaces, including work being done by researcher Nataliya Kosmyna.
Michael Schrage considers the past, present, and future of recommendation engines, including Pattie Maes's advances in software agents.
Alumni Nan-Wei Gong and Anirudh Sharma will deliver the 2022 C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture at Elon University.
Two Media Lab students, Ruby Liu and Cathy Fang, awarded among 2022-23 Accenture Fellows.
Fluid Interfaces alum Tomás Vega and his Augmental Tech co-founder Corten Singer were recognized in the Social Impact category.
We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
On the occasion of Emmy-award winning writer and director Greg Daniels' guest lecture at the "Virtual Beings and Being Virtual" works…
The honorary doctorate will be awarded on Friday 23 September 2022 during the Open University's dies natalis celebrations.
The artist and MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative Arts curator makes work that explores why the seemingly impossible is possible.
The glowing lily is one of Harpreet Sareen’s botanical “cyborgs”—vegetation he biohacks to serve as environmental watchdogs.
In July 2020, Eugene Kirpichov + Media Lab alum Cassandra Xia started a Slack workspace called Work On Climate—today, it has 8,500+ members.
AttentivU smart glasses designed to help wearers tune into a task and tune out the world.
Seli is an assistant professor at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and also an artist. He uses Dormio to tap into hypnagogia.
Alum Natan Linder talks about spinoff Tulip Interfaces, which he co-founded with fellow alum Rony Kubat and Professor Pattie Maes.
Pattie Maes was inventing the core principles behind the social media age when Mark Zuckerberg was still in kindergarten.
The Fluid Interfaces group + NTT DATA hosted Virtual Beings + Being Virtual, a workshop exploring positive uses of AI-generated characters
Perchance to dream engineer: on new research into our sleeping minds
The Media Lab is experimenting with new ways to open up access to our research.
In the April issue, Michael W. Clune writes about the profound insights offered by the Dormio: "Can technology shape our dreams?"
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Fluid Interfaces student Pat Pataranutaporn.
Alum Harpreet Sareen writes about how humans might form a type of symbiosis with the plant kingdom in the future.
The workshop sessions will be livestreamed on the MIT Media Lab channel on April 14. The onsite participation is by invitation only—offered…
Sleep researchers call for guidelines for influencing dreams.
Congratulations to Labbers Hiroshi Ishii and Nataliya Kosmyna on receiving these grants from the Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT).
Researchers encourage positive use cases of AI-generated characters for education and well-being.
Advertisers are beginning to explore ways to market products to people while they sleep. A group of scientists talked to NPR about the risks
The special issue is titled "Neurotechnologies for Human Augmentation." They also co-edited an editorial piece in the same issue.
Pat Pataranutaporn, a PhD student in the Fluid Interfaces group, co-edited the July 2021 issue of IEEE Sensors Journal, a special issu…
Dream-hacking techniques can help us create, heal and have fun. They could also become tools of commercial manipulation.
The LA Times talks to Fluid Interfaces alum Xin Liu about her art project Living Distance.
A research team including Fluid Interfaces group members Nataliya Kosmyna and Pattie Maes received the Best Poster Award at IEEE BSN 2021.
"We can see the waves forming a tsunami that will come, but most people are just sleeping on a beach unaware"
In this new show, AI artist Harshit Agrawal uses machine intelligence to talk about social justice and empathy.
The 2021 event, held in Kresge Auditorium and streamed live, was an unmistakable sign that MIT’s campus is up and running.
Read (in Japanese) about "Machinoia: Machine of Multiple Me,” an art project created by Fluid Interfaces student Pat Pataranutaporn.
Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes and researcher Pat Pataranutaporn discuss the ethical implications of deepfake technology.