banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
natural language processing
sports and fitness
point of care
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Media Lab spinoff E Ink’s new generation of color displays were introduced at CES 2023.
This class is a hands-on workshop on fiction narrative and movie making.
Space Exploration Initiative
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Ekene Ijeoma uses audio of people counting from 1 to 100 in a variety of languages to capture the full diversity of voices across the US.
Looking beyond smart cities
Beyond the Cradle
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Exploring the essence of code as a creative medium
Transforming data into knowledge
Tamiko Thiel, an innovator in VR/AR who studied computer graphics and visual imaging, talks about her work and her career.
Biomedical engineer and dancer Shriya Srinivasan PhD ’20 explores connections between the human body and the outside world.
Ceasar McDowell, among others, spoke to participants at the WORLDING workshop on “Land-Use Planning and Authorship."
Alum Alexander Reben describes his experience making art with algorithms and considers what the future of the field may bring.
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Traditional additive manufacturing processes, especially those that make use of liquid resin as the feedstock, are constrained by the gravi…
Two Mobility Futures 0∞ is a research project that encompasses storytelling, a democratic decision making platform, a city model, and an im…
The museum’s director, John Durant, talks about the new location and installations including Media Lab alum Andy Cavatorta’s sculpture.
Four Emmy nominees in this year’s Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary category feature MIT students, faculty, and alumni.
The artist's incisive exhibition at Cuchifritos Gallery addresses the biological and political realities of childbearing and rearing.
Grammy Award-winning artist Jacob Collier talks to Opera of the Future alum Andy Hong about music and technology.
Critics, practitioners, and researchers like Human Dynamics PhD student Ziv Epstein talk about AI-generated art..
Six MIT students, including Biomechatronics student Ayse Guvenilir, share their thoughts on belonging, identity, love, and MIT itself.
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
MLK Jr. Visiting Professors and Scholars will enhance and enrich the MIT community through engagement with students and faculty.
Ekene Ijeoma's Breathing Pavilion installation explores the power and meaning of breath.
Enhancing human physical capability
Structurally, zero gravity means that we do not have to contend with architecture's greatest arch-nemesis, gravity. This opens up a new wor…
Designing Systems for Cognitive Support
Photorythms: a computational art-based inquiry of portrait photographyPhotorythms investigates whether computational methods such as facial…
Probabilistic thinking has been one of the most powerful ideas in the history of science, and it is rapidly gaining even more relevance as …
Wax-based hybrid rocket propellants, including paraffin (common candlewax) and beeswax show promise as high-performing hybrid rocket propel…
A Counting is an ongoing series of software-generated live-streamed sound and video works composed of an evolving neverending count fr…
Freedom Radio (in development) is an ongoing participatory artwork collecting multilingual thoughts and expressions of freedom across natio…
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio
@artbhot is a Twitter bot that leverages stable diffusion technology to translate user tweets into images and animations. Access…
People and intelligent machines in a creative, symbiotic loop
The Boston Globe takes a tour around the new MIT Museum, highlighting a number of exhibits and events related to the Media Lab.
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Public libraries are one of most trusted public institutions in the U.S. and increasingly provide a broad range of education services, rang…
Cultivating wisdom through evolutionary and ecological engineering
MIT Center for Constructive Communication
Mental Machine: Labour in the Self Economy, 2022, is a live performance by Kawita Vatanajyankur made in collaboration with Pat Patara…
BubbleSynth translates motion tracking and blob detection data collected from floating soap bubbles into sound, by using the size, position…
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
Creating technology for social change
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Designing for, with, and by nature
The artist and MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative Arts curator makes work that explores why the seemingly impossible is possible.
Ancient textiles have played a major role in the social, economic, and religious structures of communities around the world. Iconic, indige…
Master’s student Chelsi Cocking combines her love for computer science and design in her research and outreach efforts at the Media Lab.
These wall drawings are generated by a series of predesigned instructions that dictate their form. The instructions give both constraint an…
ArtBoat is a tool for communities to make collaborative light paintings in public spaces and reimagine the future of their cities. &n…
Two of the most important traits of environmental hazards today are their invisibility and the fact that they are experienced by communitie…
DuoSkin is a fabrication process that enables anyone to create customized functional devices that can be attached directly to the skin. Usi…
We collaborated with NIAS (National Institute of Agricultural Science) to genetically engineer silkworms to develop new kinds of silk for f…
As we know from our ‘maker’ classes and workshops, different capabilities and approaches can yield remarkable projects. Let’s facilitate a …
The Gender Shades project pilots an intersectional approach to inclusive product testing for AI.Algorithmic Bias PersistsGender Shades is a…
3 Voices is an artistic research project that looks beyond conventional approaches of listening to music, and instead probes at the deeper …
By Rachel Bellisle
With advances in virtual reality (VR) and physiological sensing technology, even more immersive computer-mediated communication through lif…
Overview: How will we build the coming generations of Space Architecture—the modules, space ships, and space stations that will enscon…