banking and finance
internet of things
point of care
neural interfacing and control
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Enhancing human physical capability
Space Exploration Initiative
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Reimagining human cooperation in the age of social media and artificial intelligence
Living Distance is a mission and a fantasy realized, in which a wisdom tooth is sent to outer space and back down to Earth again. Carried...
Ito shares his thoughts on the difficulty of making the right decisions in the face of what, to the public, appears to be obviously wrong.
Maiden Flight is an autonomous biological laboratory environment designed for studying the impact of space flight on the sole reproductiv...
Biological neuronal networks are highly complex and interconnected with superior information processing capabilities. Such networks have ...
This project asks, how can we transmit experiences across space and time? The launching point of the project is to create a drawing that ...
Space Exploration Initiative research aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard experiment capsule crossed the Karman line for three minutes
Joi Ito tells Reid Hoffman what he learned about management, diversity, and openness from being a DJ in Chicago in the ‘80s.
Creating technology for social change
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
How your company is killing innovation.
Segregation is hurting our societies and especially our cities. But economic inequality isn't just limited to neighborhoods. The restaura...
We must proactively tackle the economic, social, and societal implications that accompany the widespread deployment of AI technology. In ...
Researchers find that, in published AI research, industry is overtaking academia, and the diversity of fields represented has declined.
Public talk outlines ambitious plans to make his nation a hub for technology and innovation.
MIT Media Lab’s new interactive “Atlas of Inequality” shows that “segregation is not just about where you live, but what you do."
Leaders from government, philanthropy, academia, and industry say collaboration is key to make sure AI serves the public good.
"We must provide a mechanism for civil society to be informed and engaged in the way in which algorithms are used."
Transforming data into knowledge
Four Lab researchers caution against credulous acceptance of rosy humanistic pronouncements.
Study explores the micromechanisms underlying regional economic diversification.