banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Virtual Beyond the Cradle
Nine groups of artists are selected to be on board Sojourner 2020, which will be launched into low Earth orbit for about 30 days.
The Power of WITHOUT is a research theme in the City Science group. The theme proposes that heavy infrastructure solutions are not financ...
Looking beyond smart cities
A hotline where the public can respond to prompts about freedom and listen to a live remix of those responses alongside samples from ...
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Cate McQuaid talks to Ekene Ijeoma about his work, including the Black Mobility and Safety Seminar
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to The New York Times about “A Counting,” a participatory art project
Advincula, Larson 2021. With(in): Three women, three informal settlements, and the rituals of the meal as a microcosm of urban life.
Researchers + artists reflect on the partnerships that have created career opportunities and forged a deeper public understanding of science
A voice portrait of major US cities. We invite you to: experience the NYC edition by watching here or listening at 917-905...
Zach Lieberman talks about the illustrations he created for this week’s cover story of The NYT Magazine and translating code-based art.
Description: Designed for grant proposal and research publication student writers, this course presents a general overview as well as t...
Space Exploration Initiative
Designing systems for cognitive enhancement
An MIT researcher is helping students bring their favorite sci-fi technologies to life.
Ekene Ijeoma, head of the Poetic Justice research group, talks to Frame about his work.
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
What are radically sustainable methods for knitting, making and building in the age of the Anthropocene? How can humankind and members of...
Programmable Water-Based Biocomposites for Digital Design and Fabrication across ScalesAguahoja is an exploration of nature’s design spac...
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Postdoc Dan Novy on SciFi-preneurship, a summer series from the All Turtles Podcast.
EBIFA (Everything Beautiful Is Far Away) is a crystalline robotic device that carried a tooth to outer space. EBIFA's form and ...
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers...
Open Drawing Machine is a low-cost open source drawing machine for controlling drawing instruments with motors and code, and it is orient...
Exploring the essence of code as a creative medium
An open source digital instrument to check if institutions still exist, and alert when they don't exist anymore.The instrument periodical...
Probabilistic thinking has been one of the most powerful ideas in the history of science, and it is rapidly gaining even more relevance a...
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Andrea Ling, an alum of the Mediated Matter group, has won the Grand Prize in Artistic Exploration at this year's festival.
Canadian architect and installation artist Andrea Ling has received the 2020 STARTS Grand Prize in the category of Artistic Exploration.
Sparking discussion about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of emerging technologies through design and storytelling
People speak as many as 800 languages in New York alone. With A Counting, Ekene Ijeoma aims to represent every single one.
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Designing for, with, and by nature
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNA...
In this project the ephemeral and intangible aspects of human communication are represented by a soap-bubble. The shapeless, intangi...
Creating technology for social change
We present an interactive shape-changing display—Dancing Membrane of the reSpire- using the deformation of fabric and airflow contr...
Overview: How will we build the coming generations of Space Architecture—the modules, space ships, and space stations that will ensc...
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Transforming data into knowledge
Collective memory and attention are sustained by two channels: oral communication (communicative memory) and the physical recording of in...
What if we could look at the entire history of humanity at once? Pantheon aims to create a data-driven view of history by collecting...
A collaboration between CAST visiting artist Thom Kubli, Hiroshi Ishii, and members of the Tangible Media group.
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma in conversation with Stephen Burks.
The exhibition has now become a part of the MoMA's ‘Virtual Views’ program due to the pandemic.
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to NPR about his work, from Deconstructed Anthems to A Counting.
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
Thom Kubli, in collaboration with the Tangible Media group, on the development of a machine that can 3D print objects light enough to float.
Artists and scientists from MIT united to create "Orbiting," an aerial archive of objects that trace the history of humanity.
We study textiles and nets as a base form for growing infrastructure and allowing reconfigurable sensing on low gravity bodies (for insta...
Scratch is the world's most popular coding community for kids. Millions of kids around the world are using Scratch to program their ...
Two of the most important traits of environmental hazards today are their invisibility and the fact that they are experienced by communit...
MotivationThe need for inexpensive, reliable, 3D, 360-degree display technologies grows as augmented reality applications continue to inc...
State-of-the art liquid handling systems are generally pump-driven systems connected with valves and tubes. These systems are manually a...
kinetiX is a transformable material featuring a design that resembles a cellular structure. It consists of rigid plates or rods and elast...