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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 is...
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.
The Space Exploration Initiative supports research across and beyond MIT in two microgravity flights this spring.
July 14, 2021
This is the actual stuff of nightmares.
Sleep and dream researchers are urging for an advance tightening of advertising law to nip all this in the bud before it starts in earnest.
“The potential for misuse of these technologies is as ominous as it is obvious.”
After Coors sought to steer unconscious minds to thoughts of beer, scientists have called for curbs on ‘targeted dream incubation.’
Pattie Maes talks about optimizing technology to be used by people, through fluid, interactive, immersive, and wearable systems.
For the paper, "Improving Context-aware Habit-support Interventions using Egocentric Visual Contexts."
Fluid Interfaces alum Beerud Sheth talks to Bloomberg Businessweek about his conversational messaging platform, Gupshup.
The Fellowship program provides awards to PhD candidates conducting research on important topics across computer science and engineering.
The project has won a bronze award under the Personal Technology: Design Enhancements category of the 2021 Edison Best New Product Awards.
April 15, 2021
The Space Exploration Initiative and Space Enabled research group are participating in this year's Virtual MIT Space Week.
Congrats to Misha Sra, a recent Fluid Interfaces alum and current assistant professor in Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara.
The project has been chosen as a finalist under the Personal Technology category of the 2021 Edison Best New Product Awards.
A set of principles is written in response to new scientific developments that enable the direction of specific cognitive content in dreams
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled a miniature electronic vehicle that uses Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology.
The human saga of psychedelic use is a long trip across history, evidenced by Olmec burials with bufo toads in Central America.
We used a secret time machine under the MIT dome to go to the year 2050 and see what’s going on there!
Researchers in the Fluid Interfaces group and elsewhere are hoping to learn more about how and why dreams are generated, and their effects.
Congrats to Fluid Interfaces PhD student Arnav Kapur and collaborators on the selection of AlterEgo by Time Magazine for this recognition.
In collaboration with OpenBCI, Guillermo Bernal introduces Galea—a new tool for understanding and augmenting the human mind and body.
Read about Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes, who has been featured in Forbes's "Women in AI to Watch."
Space research, led by a diverse team of women scientists, will be presented at this year's AIAA Ascend Conference.
Dormio is the result of several year's worth of research conducted by the Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces group.
Vega and his colleagues tested Dormio on group of 50 people this summer. Read about their results.
Guided dreaming could be used to boost creativity or to confront sources of stress and trauma.
Pat Pataranutaporn discusses his work at the Media Lab, and takes a step back to talk about adjusting to the new normal of the pandemic.
The MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) talks to Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes
A six-week summer course in Shenzhen gave students a unique experience in bringing their research into a manufacturing environment
Device not only helps record dream reports, but also guides dreams toward particular themes.
Each Scholar was chosen based on their innovative research and demonstrated leadership within their respective fields.
New program, Advancing Wellness, combines academics with on-the-ground initiatives to promote better health at MIT and beyond.
The new LEGO Papert Fellows will spend one week at LEGO headquarters in Denmark to share ideas and collaborate on projects.
The LEGO Papert Fellowship program was officially launched in 2017.
On September 5, 2018, the 2nd Beijing Media Art Biennale (BMAB) is to return on schedule. If the topic Ethics of Technology last year dis...
From improving your mood to focusing your creativity, scientists at MIT’s Dream Lab want to prove the power of dreams.
XR technology is becoming increasingly important in a world where the need to know intersects with the need to experience.
Congratulations to Pat Pataranutaporn, Angela Vujic, David Kong, Pattie Maes, and Misha Sra!
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic