banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Countries and cities around the world have resorted to unprecedented mobility restrictions to combat Covid-19 transmission. We exploit a ...
Resilience Across Scales is a research theme that encompasses the work of a few Media Lab Principal Investigators and their research grou...
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Deb Roy talks to Delaware Public Media about social media, the spread of misinformation, trolling and abuse, content moderation, and more.
Enhancing human physical capability
Designing systems for cognitive enhancement
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Inventing, building, and deploying wireless sensor technologies to address complex problems in society, industry, and ecology
We present the design, implementation, and evaluation of 𝑈2𝐵, a technology that enables scalable ad ultra-low power ocean IoT. At t...
A new device extracts energy from ambient noise
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
All over Africa, experts use satellite Earth Observation (EO) data for applications such as monitoring crop health or assessing the risk ...
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB rel...
Papers from SafePaths: https://github.com/PrivateKit/PrivacyDocumentsSafe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology tha...
Split Learning: Distributed deep learning without sharing raw data Project Page: https://splitlearning.github.io/Abstract: ...
Looking beyond smart cities
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Delivery workers, ridehail drivers, and other gig workers are increasingly controlled through algorithmic decision-making, fueled by data...
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
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
Public libraries are one of most trusted public institutions in the U.S. and increasingly provide a broad range of education services, ra...
Creating technology for social change
Transforming data into knowledge
How do regions acquire the knowledge they need to diversify their economic activities? How does the migration of workers among firms and ...
In order to understand how exogenous shocks, like death, impact memorability by remembering, we use a data-set of biographies from Wikipe...
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...
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma in conversation with Stephen Burks.
DIVE is a web-based data exploration system that lets non-technical users create stories from their data without writing code. DIVE ...
Visit DataUSADataUSA is the most comprehensive site visualizing public data for the United States. Through interactive profiles, DataUSA ...
The current interface of emails is designed around time and messages, pushing people to focus on what is more recent rather than importan...
One of the eternal challenges of economic development is how to identify the economic activities that a country, city, or region should t...
Cultivating wisdom through evolutionary and ecological engineering
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to NPR about his work, from Deconstructed Anthems to A Counting.
A voice portrait of major US cities. We invite you to: experience the NYC edition by watching here or listening at 917-905...
Reimagining human cooperation in the age of social media and artificial intelligence
Predicting Urban Performance through Behavioral Patterns in Temporal Telecom DataThis study explores a novel method to analyze diverse be...
Should workers worry about automation and AI?Many workers, policy makers, and researchers are asking themselves exactly this question. Bu...
Emotional content is an important part of language. There are many use cases now showing that natural language processing is becoming an ...
The Moral Machine is a platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence, such as self-driving c...
Project website: shelley.ai Human-AI collaborated stories: stories.shelley.ai Follow @shelley_ai to collaborate ...
Have you ever wondered what a friend would do if she was in your decision-making situation? Or thought about where a family mem...
SPRING is a custom-built hardware and software platform for children with neuro-differences. The system automates data acquisition, optim...
“In a resilient economy, power and decision-making should be distributed among a diverse set of stakeholders."
This project steps beyond data visualizations to create data experiences. It aims to engage not only the analytic mind, but also the arti...
"Building the New Economy" envisions data co-ops to make it easier for people to control and analyze their own financial and health data.
Let’s Talk Privacy explores how the implementation of privacy and data governance policies might impact a variety of fields.Project Let’s...
The rise of data privacy breaches and a look into policies that address these challenges
The goal of this project is to apply machine learning methods to model the wellbeing of MIT undergraduate students. Extensive data is obt...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
MIT Governance Lab and the Institute for Governance Reform work with the government of Sierra Leone to conduct rapid-response surveys.
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
The Guardians Project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile games to help people form beneficial long-term habits an...
New issues in privacy debate with technology and contact-tracing.
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
Let’s jumpstart a new infrastructure for industry, health, learning, and the people.
David Shrier talks about how blockchain technology could improve the security and accessibility of information.
This is a unique time to engage and teach children about the benefits and limitations of technology.
Your phone soon might know if you have spent time near someone with the COVID-19 virus.
Researchers are racing to achieve the benefits of location-tracking without the surveillance.
“Data scientists and visualization designers need to take their civic role very seriously in a pandemic,” says the MIT assistant professor.
An MIT research team is using supercomputers to help develop a drug to treat the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.