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
Enhancing human physical capability
Looking beyond smart cities
Extending human and computer abilities in sensing, communication, and actuation through signals and networks
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
People speak as many as 800 languages in New York alone. With A Counting, Ekene Ijeoma aims to represent every single one.
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Building socially engaging robots and interactive technologies to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better
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...
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Designing systems for cognitive enhancement
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...
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB rel...
All over Africa, experts use satellite Earth Observation (EO) data for applications such as monitoring crop health or assessing the risk ...
“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 ...
Safe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology that enables jurisdictions and individuals to maximize privacy, while also ma...
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.
To help explain how this works is Ramesh Raskar, an associate professor at MIT’s Media Lab.
The app is designed to let people discover if they've crossed paths with someone who's been infected with COVID-19.
A multinational team develops new tools to slow the spread of pandemics.
Split Learning: Distributed deep learning without sharing raw data Project Page: https://splitlearning.github.io/Abstract: ...
A system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.
Policymakers, practitioners, and researchers are grappling with some herculean questions regarding kids' safety online. Homemade sli...
The Personal Robots team collaborated with the Girl Scouts and the EMK Institute for the US Senate to teach 60 students about data privacy.
Team Pulse of the Ocean becomes an Explorer Prize winner in the DISCOVER Competition—the first stage of the Ocean Observing Prize.
Private Kit: Safe Paths shares information about your movements in a privacy-preserving way—and could let health officials tackle COVID-19.