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Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
An Alternative Autonomous Revolution System design for emerging urban contexts and societal aspirationsThe Persuasive Electric Vehicle…
In January 2023, a team led by, MIT PhD Candidate and MIT CCC Research Assistant Belén Saldías hosted several workshops on Human-Cente…
Space Exploration Initiative
Media Lab spinoff Metaplane, co-founded by alum Kevin Hu, recently closed an $8.4 million seed funding round.
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Looking beyond smart cities
Inventing, building, and deploying wireless sensor technologies to address complex problems in society, industry, and ecology
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Inventing disruptive technologies for nanoelectronic devices and creating new paradigms for life-machine symbiosis
Exploring the essence of code as a creative medium
Transforming data into knowledge
What will be the impact of shared autonomous micro-mobility systems? Will autonomy make the micro-mobility systems even more attractive?&nb…
Discussion on fact-checking and deepfake detection at the Election Misinformation Symposium 2022.
Michael Schrage considers the past, present, and future of recommendation engines, including Pattie Maes's advances in software agents.
Professor Deblina Sarkar discusses a miniature antenna that can transmit data from inside cells without using damaging microwaves.
MIT City Science has developed an international network of cooperative City Science LabsWe are developing concepts and key technology that …
Aalto University, Finland, and the MIT Media Lab’s City Science group are co-developing a version of the MIT CityScope platform for urban a…
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Check out our publications in PNAS, a workshop at IJCAI, and pre-print on arXiv. Check out a video from the Election Misinfo…
Traditional additive manufacturing processes, especially those that make use of liquid resin as the feedstock, are constrained by the gravi…
A tool for exploring the Media Lab’s research and synthesizing new project ideas.
Groh, Matthew, Caleb Harris, Roxana Daneshjou, Omar Badri, and Arash Koochek. "Towards transparency in dermatology image datasets with skin tone annotations by experts, crowds, and an algorithm." CSCW (2022).
Enhancing human physical capability
Designing Systems for Cognitive Support
It is known that prolonged exposure to micro and hyper-gravity induces various acute health risks, such as osteoporosis, skeletal muscle at…
Wax-based hybrid rocket propellants, including paraffin (common candlewax) and beeswax show promise as high-performing hybrid rocket propel…
Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disease globally. In the U.S., 1.2% of the national population reported active epilepsy in …
Different approaches and models have been used to detect driver’s stress and affective states, using physiology, facial expression, and sel…
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…
Teddy is a cutting edge data collection platform available for both Android and iOS that lets you collect data from study participants in a…
Spacecraft wrapped in sensor-rich electronic textiles could double as scientific instruments
Technical summary: Future of clinical development is on the verge of a major transformation due to convergence of large new digital data so…
Technical summaryUnstructured learning problems without well-defined rewards are unsuitable for current reinforcement learning (RL) approac…
Staining of tissues sections using chemical and biological dyes has been used for over a century for visualizing various tissue types and m…
Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio
Community Dialogue Data Trust (CODIDT) is an interactive digital platform that provides facilitated dialogue participants with personal dat…
For more details and recent updates visit: https://web.mit.edu/deblina-sarkar/Nanoelectronics has the potential to enable radica…
People and intelligent machines in a creative, symbiotic loop
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
Our Oceans IoT technologies enable new applications in climate and ecological monitoring, aquaculture, energy, and robotic navigation. …
Overview: The outermost skin of a space-based structure is designed using materials known to protect against the harsh elements of space. S…
Public libraries are one of most trusted public institutions in the U.S. and increasingly provide a broad range of education services, rang…
Mayor’s youth employment program brought local high schoolers to MIT this summer.
Advancing human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
The increasing prevalence of large-scale labor aggregation platforms, worker analytics, and algorithmic decision-making by management raise…
Dan Calacci, a PhD student in the Human Dynamics group, talks about one of his projects that centers around the gig economy.
Cultivating wisdom through evolutionary and ecological engineering
Audio-visual data set containing around 21.6 hours of parent-child interaction during story reading.The DAMI-P2C dataset consists of audio-…
MIT Center for Constructive Communication
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Mental Machine: Labour in the Self Economy, 2022, is a live performance by Kawita Vatanajyankur made in collaboration with Pat Patara…
8K Brain Tour is a visualization system for terabyte-scale, three-dimensional (3D) microscopy images of brains. High resolution (8K o…
Reimagining human cooperation in the age of social media and artificial intelligence
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
Creating technology for social change
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