With each major crisis, be it pandemic, war, or major new technology, there has been the need to reinvent our society.
Study cautions against using static org charts during COVID-19 crisis.
New issues in privacy debate with technology and contact-tracing.
David Shrier talks about how blockchain technology could improve the security and accessibility of information.
Artificial intelligence can create millions of artificial species no one has ever seen.
Tools and tactics for maximizing effective communication and decision-making while minimizing the spread of illness.
MIT Industrial Liaison Program with professors Yossi Sheffi, Alex Pentland, and Andrew Lo to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on business.
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
By Dell Cameron and Dhruv MehrotraAs reporters raced this summer to bring new details of Ring’s law enforcement contracts ...
The 2020 MIT Independent Activities Period (IAP) runs from January 6–January 31.
Human Dynamics head Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland discusses the necessity of social connections.
Alum Ben Waber talks about how the spinoff Humanyze has worked to create a culture that supports employees in taking parental leave.
The first MIT Computational Law report features an essay by Sandy Pentland, head of the Human Dynamics group.
Alejandro Noriega Campero defends his dissertation on August 2, 2019.
Essays and testimonies on Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency
The Global Financial Crisis was a wasted opportunity to reorganize the world financial ecosystem.
Christian Grothoff and Alex PentlandLibra, the new global payment system which Facebook, Mastercard, Visa, PayPal, and other major p...
The MIT Media Lab, a hallowed digital playground and research center into media technologies, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. We'll ...
Dhaval Adjodah defends his dissertation on July 2, 2019.
Civic Media PhD student Pedro Reynolds-Cuellar serves as president of the association.
A paper introduces machine behavior: the interdisciplinary study of AI systems as a new class of actors with unique behavioral patterns.
Oren Lederman defends his dissertation on April 1, 2019.
Visiting professor Esteban Moro talks to Next City about the Atlas of Inequality.
Esteban Moro talks to WBUR about the Human Dynamics group's Atlas of Inequality.
These maps show “place inequality"—or why people of different income levels are at different coffee shops.
MIT Media Lab’s new interactive “Atlas of Inequality” shows that “segregation is not just about where you live, but what you do."
Human Dynamics student Abhimanyu Dubey has been selected as one of the 2019 Snap Research Scholars.
Instead of doing one "year in review" post, we invited the Lab community to reflect upon 2018 and what's coming up in 2019.
Rhythm Badge is an open-source, inexpensive research platform designed to measure face-to-face communication and team dynamics.
As the number of personal loan applications grows rapidly, credit risk assessment has become increasingly crucial to both practitioners a...
Visiting scientist Alfredo Morales (Human Dynamics) has been named as one of MIT Technology Review en español's "Innovadores me...
Your family and friends will be able to interact with a digital “you” that doles out advice—even when you’re gone.
The RoboChain project has been recognized with the best paper award at the Tenth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and S...
Networks of robots and blockchains: here's how they will transform our lives
The robots are coming, and they're getting smaller, smarter and cheaper.
This October, MIT celebrated the inaugural MIT Legal Forum on AI & Blockchain which aimed to provide a space in which legal professio...
Eduardo Castello, Postdoctoral Fellow at the MIT Media Lab (Human Dynamics Group) talks about the evolution in robot design and development
Blockchain Symposium- Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2018) link to the event: http://gulfchain.me/)2018 Winter Youth Assembly a...
Patients around the world are starting to give doctors a piece of their mind. The result should be better care
A collection of archival links from the group for publications, press, and other information.
Media Lab researchers win three of six categories in inaugural contest.
The Media Lab's 2017 MSRP interns reflect on their experiences.
The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) has named the 17 members of its newly established Board.
Sandy Pentland explains the single activity that characterizes creative workplace—and it's probably something that you love doing.
Digital single market conference on the free movement of data (see Professor Alex "Sandy" Pentland from minute 36)The priorities of the E...
Endor, a predictive analytics startup originating at MIT Media Lab and co-founded by former Media Lab post-doc Dr. Yaniv Altshuler, has b...
Journalist and Media Lab Senior Fellow John Hockenberry discusses student life with student Taemie Kim.
Creating “swappable identities” for a bot, allowing a user to pose questions to an assortment of AI personae.
The golden age of social media coincides with a worldwide leadership crisis, manifested by our seeming inability to address any major glo...
Professor Pentland explains the single activity that characterixes creative workplace—and it's probably something that you love doing.
Near the end of 2016 I completed an 8 week course from MIT on big data and social analytics. It was fascinating, challenging, timely, and...
In a room at The MIT Media Lab, you can find the dreamscape of small children everywhere. Giant cities, in perfect detail, constructed en...
Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin in conversation with Cameron Kerry.
A first thing is to find ways to control how data can be used. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab are dev...
DescriptionFor the last decade, Sandy Pentland's research has investigated what can be learned from continuous monitoring of human behavi...
For the last decade, Sandy Pentland's research has investigated what can be learned from continuous monitoring of human behavior. What ha...