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Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Even when it is not executed perfectly, theater can stir a range of feelings, from boundless elation to existential despair.
Fensadense is a new work for 10-piece ensemble composed by Tod Machover, commissioned for the Lucerne Festival in summer 2015. The project represents the next generation of hyperinstruments, involving the ...
The City Symphony project is a recent Opera of the Future initiative that brings creative musical participation to everyone, while encouraging collaboration between artists and amateurs, with symphony orchestras (and ...
Scratch is a programming language and online community that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, games, and animations -- and share your creations online. As young people ...
Space Exploration Initiative
Designing for, with, and by nature
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
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Vast regions of the world are unmapped by commercial services, and communities living there are digitally invisible. Visible Communities is a system that combines what local people using smartphones see ...
We want to empower developers to build great creative learning apps for kids.
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Scratch Pad is an effort to enable children to create more seamlessly in both the physical and digital world by creating a dedicated physical interface for the Scratch programming language and environment. ...
Since the release of Scratch in 2007, young people around the world have programmed and shared more than 15 million Scratch projects . The first generation of Scratch was an ...
Whether or not we're experts in the design language of objects, we have an unconscious understanding of the emotional character of their forms. EmotiveModeler integrates knowledge about our emotive perception ...
Head of MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter research group teamed up with Björk to create 3D-printed wearables of the singer's face
Ever heard of 'remote and real world interconnected theatrical immersion'? Punchdrunk's Peter Higgin explains all
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I am currently creating perfumes that capture the smell of individuals who have emotional significance to me. An exploration in the use of science for emotional ends, I have successfully ...
The use of data-driven methods to examine dynamic spaces, relationships, and mechanisms within an urban environment frames the city as a complex system. This framing in turn casts residents as ...
Rottlace is a family of masks designed for Icelandic singer-songwriter Bjork. Inspired by Bjork's most recent album Vulnicura the Mediated Matter group explored themes associated with self-healing and expressing "the ...
Novel technologies for Additive Manufacturing are enabling design and production at nature’s scale. We can seamlessly vary the physical properties of materials at the resolution of a sperm cell, a ...
Creating sociotechnical systems that shape our urban environments
Sparking discussion about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of emerging technologies through design and storytelling
Changing Places researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning challenges. The tools range from simulations that quantify the impact ...
Digital Materials are a way of designing and manufacturing. Rather than building large, monolithic, single-use components, we discretize the material into simple, repeating, functional bits. A discrete set of base ...
We have collaborated with London-based theater group Punchdrunk to create an online platform connected to their NYC show, Sleep No More. In the live show, masked audience members explore and ...
The Lifelong Kindergarten group is collaborating with the Museum of Science in Boston to develop materials and workshops that engage young people in "maker" activities in Computer Clubhouses around the ...
The design process is no longer limited to one group of individuals, as number, level, and cost make tools ever more accessible. As we move towards tools that allow us ...
This project aims to build a modular lighting system where users can customize the design and lighting patterns.
Imagine a future where lights are not fixed to the ceiling, but follow us wherever we are. In this colorful world we enjoy lighting that is designed to go along ...
Google is teaming up with MIT's Media Lab to create Scratch Blocks, an updated version of the kid-centric programming language.
The MIT Scratch Team shares what’s next for Scratch and what it means for the community