banking and finance
internet of things
sports and fitness
Understanding and empowering human networks
Technological advances in the past decade have allowed us to take a close look at the proteomes of living organisms. As a result, more th...
Advancing wellbeing using new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Creating technology for social change
Reimagining the way society organizes, cooperates, and governs itself
Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with head of the Affective Computing group Rosalind Picard
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
What do children think about machines that think?
Building socially engaging robots and interactive technologies to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better
Social robots take an active role in the inference process by producing social cues to elicit nonverbal responses from children to better...
Creating “swappable identities” for a bot, allowing a user to pose questions to an assortment of AI personae.
Have you ever wondered what would a friend do if she was in your decision-making situation? Or thought about where a family member might ...
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Transforming data into knowledge
This project aims to bridge the current gap between controlled-environment agriculture and the computer vision and robotics fields. The i...
OpenAg is committed to changing the way the world thinks about farming and food - and we need your help! As an open source project, we be...
Vast regions of the world are unmapped by commercial services, and communities living there are digitally invisible. Visible Communities...
Machine Learning and Humanoid Robots for Measuring Engagement of Children with AutismEngageME is a project aimed at building a new techno...
The well-known "small-world" phenomenon indicates that an individual can be connected with any other in the world through a limited numbe...
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
The Electome: Where AI Meets Political JournalismThe Electome project is a machine-driven mapping and analysis of public sphere content a...
This project aims to show a different picture of the data behind the news, looking at how we analyze, represent, and interact with it.&nb...
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
FlipFeed is a Google Chrome Extension that enables Twitter users to replace their own feed with that of another real Twitter user. Powere...
The Storytelling project uses machine-based analytics to identify the qualities of engaging and marketable media. By developing models wi...
For centuries, across geographies, religions, and cultures, people try to innovate ways of scaring each other. Creating a visceral emotio...
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
The goal of this project is to apply machine learning methods to model the wellbeing of MIT undergraduate students. Extensive data is obt...
ShapeBlocks is a play analytics observatory that tracks, remembers, and aids players in building traditional LEGO-style structures. As pl...
We show that using thin slices (< 1 minute) of facial expression and body language data, we can train a deep neural network to predict...
Location prediction is a critical building block in many location-based services and transportation management. This project explores the...
Consider each of our individual voices as a flashlight to illuminate how we project ourselves in society and how much sonic space we give...