banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Looking beyond smart cities
Advincula, Larson 2021. With(in): Three women, three informal settlements, and the rituals of the meal as a microcosm of urban life.
Gihan, Eva, and MamaG's homes.
Only a few weeks before the trip to meet MamaG in Port Harcourt, we learned of her husband’s unexpected death. Our plans quickly shifted ...
Gihan moved to Ezbet Khairallah not long ago. Escaping from an abusive marriage, she bravely left home in upper Egypt with her three kids...
With(in) is a multi-stage project that includes an exhibit, installation, qualitative exploration, and visual storytelling.This is a...
With(in)captured a fragment of Eva, Gihan, MamaG and their communities’ stories. The nature of this work poses challenges for retelling t...
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
The Power of WITHOUT is a research theme in the City Science group. The theme proposes that heavy infrastructure solutions are not financ...
Countries and cities around the world have resorted to unprecedented mobility restrictions to combat COVID-19 transmission. Here we explo...
Heroy Samuel, Loaiza Isabella, Pentland Alex and O’Clery Neave 2021COVID-19 policy analysis: labour structure dictates lockdown mobility behaviourJ. R. Soc. Interface.182020103520201035
Enhancing human physical capability
Saa, I.L., Novak, M., Morales, A.J. et al. Looking for a better future: modeling migrant mobility. Appl Netw Sci 5, 70 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41109-020-00308-9
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Creating technology for social change
Transforming data into knowledge
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
The Māori of Aotearoa (New Zealand) have a long and deep connection to their island and ocean ecosystem. Concepts such as ...
We have significant expertise and motivation to bring problems from the clinic and society into the laboratory to develop novel bioengine...
Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
Public talk outlines ambitious plans to make his nation a hub for technology and innovation.
Seventy percent of nations have deep-sea environments within their maritime Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs), yet only 16 percent of them ...
Every 98 seconds, a person in the United States is sexually abused. Every 16 hours, a woman in the United States is murdered by her ...
How to distill meaning from complex everyday experiences.
Suppose that one could put a connected, portable computer into the hands of all the children of the world who lack access to the kind of ...
Industrial development is the process by which economies learn how to produce new products and services. But how do economies learn? And ...
Jian Gao, Bogang Jun, Alex Pentland, Tao Zhou, and Cesar A. Hidalgo. Collective Learning in China's Regional Economic Development. arXiv:1703.01369, 2017.
This article originally appeared in the MIT News. Visit the link for more details.For the past four years, researchers at MIT, Tufts Univ...
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 engineer and disseminate powerful, low-cost design and fabrication technologies at a grassroots level.
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.
How to detect the activity of biological molecules with micro- and nanofabricated devices.
How we can construct information technology and intelligence from the fundamental building blocks of physical media: atoms and molecules.
We introduce a novel interactive method to assess cataracts in the human eye by crafting an optical solution that measures the perceptual...