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Space Exploration Initiative
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Looking beyond smart cities
Enhancing human physical capability
Doing the work to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Media Lab
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
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…
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
The Clubhouse provides a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people from underserved communities around the wo…
"No one would ever expect people to build their own heart valves at home"-- Francesca Riccio-Ackerman on inequity in the prosthetic field.
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Advancing human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
MIT Center for Constructive Communication
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Exploring the essence of code as a creative medium
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Creating technology for social change
Thousands of children participate in MIT-developed artificial intelligence curriculum.
The Project on Affinities and Language (PAL) is designed to help us understand what happens in a child’s brain when they engage with their …
Chelsi Cocking shares her thoughts on how the design industry can better foster, support, and grow design talent in the Black community.
Annual MLK celebration at MIT features call to confront America’s history of racism in order to move forward.
MIT scientists discuss the future of AI with applications across many sectors, as a tool that can be both beneficial and harmful.
Artificial intelligence is top-of-mind as Governor Baker, President Reif encourage students to “see yourself in STEM.”
Under Dr. Wood's leadership, the program will move forward with the NASA Astrobee robotic system as its new in-space robotic platform.
Supported by the Space Exploration Initiative, the student-run HUMANS project aims to increase global representation in space.
Ekene Ijeoma speaks with Document Journal about his interdisciplinary, data-based artworks and the intersectional issues they address.
Yuan, Yuan, Ahmad Alabdulkareem, and Alex Pentland. "An interpretable approach for social network formation among heterogeneous agents." Nature Communications 9.1 (2018): 4704.
A new masterclass video series from the Norman Foster Foundation features leading experts in the fields of architecture, urbanism, and more.
Danielle Wood, Katlyn Turner, and Catherine D'Ignazio talk about The Abuse and Misogynoir Playbook.
Cate McQuaid talks to Ekene Ijeoma about his work, including the Black Mobility and Safety Seminar
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to The New York Times about “A Counting,” a participatory art project
CIS research affiliate describes his goals in creating a webinar series exploring sustainable development in Africa.
Language analysis reveals possible reinforcement of race- and income-based achievement gap.
Read the new MIT Space Policy Compendium led by Dava Newman with co-authors including Ariel Ekblaw and Danielle Wood.
Jaleesa Trapp talks about her career path, how technology encodes the values of its designers, and the importance of play.
Building an open, shared, and collaborative future of lunar exploration.Explore the Lunar Open Architecture (LOA) at loa.mit.edu. …
To oceanographer Katy Croff Bell, the seas’ uncharted depths are full of opportunities to engage women and people of color in science.
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Using personalized, naturalistic experiments, the Gabrieli lab is pioneering new approaches to neurodevelopmental differences.
Like too many science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the aerospace sector in the US is populated mainly by white people.
Civic Media head Ethan Zuckerman and others discuss how increasing team diversity can improve outcomes.
The Jibo Research Platform is an in-the-field deployable Social Robotics experimentation and data collection infrastructure. Built upon the…
“To really understand curiosity, we need new metrics, or new ways of thinking, or both."
Here are proven thought starters for creating a business culture that nurtures disruptive change
Our capacity to re-engineer the biological world raises questions that need answers before it gets too late
The PhD student and former high school teacher aims to study the ways young people of color interact with technology.
The Root 100 is our annual list of the most influential African Americans, ages 25 to 45.
In an interview with MIT research scientist Lex Fridman, Rosalind Picard discusses affective computing, privacy, diversity in tech, and more