banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
Designing systems for cognitive support
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.’
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Science Magazine reports on an op-ed by Robert Stickgold, Antonio Zadra, and Adam Haar, which was signed by more than two dozen researchers
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Leong, Joanne, et al. "Exploring the Use of Real-Time Camera Filters on Embodiment and Creativity." Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2021.
What Is TDI?Targeted Dream Incubation is a method for guiding dreams towards specific themes. It is a proposal both magnetic and unl...
Interoceptive Technologies: Inducing emotions from the body upInspirationThere’s a feeling that comes tingling down the spine in certain ...
Human-computer interaction (HCI) has traditionally focused on designing and investigating interfaces that provide explicit visual, audito...
Interpreting human electroencephalogram (EEG) is a challenging task and requires years of medical training. We present a framework for le...
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Researchers in the Fluid Interfaces group and elsewhere are hoping to learn more about how and why dreams are generated, and their effects.
InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
Haar Horowitz, Adam, Ishaan Grover, Pedro Reynolds-Cuéllar, Cynthia Breazeal, and Pattie Maes. "Dormio: Interfacing with dreams." In Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 1-10. 2018.
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Skip Norm is a new and flexible building block for Deep Learning that serves as a skip connection and normalization block simultaneously....
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
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...
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Transforming data into knowledge
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
SPRING is a custom-built hardware and software platform for children with neuro-differences. The system automates data acquisition, optim...
OverviewWe have created a new customizable, multi-user research-through-play platform designed to facilitate social skill development for...
When we form memories, not everything that we perceive is noticed; not everything that we notice is remembered. Humans are excellent at ...
Creating long-term interpersonal interaction and shared experiences with social robots Many of our current projects explore the use ...
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
Digital Synesthesia looks to evolve the idea of human-computer interfacing and give way for human-world interacting. It aims to find a wa...
A conversation between Ed Boyden and Tyler Cowen on optogenetics and expansion microscopy to storytelling and the nature of consciousness.
Cognimates is a platform where parents and children (7-10 years old) participate in creative programming activities in which they l...
Luminaries in computing and cognition discuss their journeys and share their insights.
When the body senses itself internally and localizes its actions, it provides the basis for a material sense of self-existence. At ...
People express and communicate their mental states–such as emotions, thoughts, and desires–through facial expressions, vocal nuances, ges...
For the interested reader:If you'd like to learn more about the topics covered in my post, Making new (robot) friends: Understandin...
How to distill meaning from complex everyday experiences.
Understanding children's relationships with social robots
Why was Einstein’s brain so good at some things and not others? Why is yours?
Light enables our visual perception. It is the most common medium for displaying digital information. Light regulates our circadian rhyth...
How we can understand human behavior (rationality, semi-rationality, bounded rationality, and just plain irrationality) in day-to-day behaviors, and in particular in electronic environments.
How to redefine and expand the conceptual framework and language of learning by creating new technologies and spheres of practice.
How to bring the programmability of the digital world to the physical world.