banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Virtual Beyond the Cradle
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
The Space Exploration Initiative and Space Enabled research group are participating in this year's Virtual MIT Space Week.
Looking beyond smart cities
The rapid advancement of electronic devices and fabrication technologies has further promoted the field of wearables and smart textiles. ...
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Converting the patterns of nature and the human body into beneficial signals and energy
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Code.org interviews Lifelong Kindergarten PhD student Jaleesa Trapp in honor of Women’s History Month.
Americans who share fake news on social media might not lack media literacy skills. Chances are they don’t stop to check accuracy.
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Researchers + artists reflect on the partnerships that have created career opportunities and forged a deeper public understanding of science
New research shows that subtly nudging people to think about accuracy increases the quality of the news they share
Space Exploration Initiative
In recent years, there has been a great deal of concern about the proliferation of false and misleading news on social media . Acade...
Study: On social media, most people do care about accurate news but need reminders not to spread misinformation.
Watch the interviews conducted by Career Girls with Labbers Randi Williams, Jaleesa Trapp, Marian Muthui, and Alexis Hope.
Alexis Hope talks about her work that focuses on broadening the participation of women in designing technology for women’s health.
CIS research affiliate describes his goals in creating a webinar series exploring sustainable development in Africa.
Engaging students on and off the screen and the magic of being a lifelong kindergartner.
Designing systems for cognitive enhancement
Read the new MIT Space Policy Compendium led by Dava Newman with co-authors including Ariel Ekblaw and Danielle Wood.
A lightweight research platform to develop autonomous technology Designed to transform bicycle-sharing systems into an on-demand mob...
Olivia Arthur explores the ways technology can transform the human body, and vice-versa, from robotics to work in the Biomechatronics group.
RF-EATS is a new system that can verify the authenticity of food and liquids in closed containers without opening them or requiring ...
Signal Kinetics head Fadel Adib and other junior faculty members talk about the ways the J-WAFS’ seed grant program has catalyzed their work
Awards honor young professors in the Media Lab and departments of Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemical Engineering, EECS, + Math
Former Labber Rana el Kaliouby, current CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, talks with Reid Hoffman during an episode of Masters of Scale.
While text-editors (e.g. Google Docs, MS Word) might be useful for writing a lecture, they’re not an intuitive medium for designing exper...
There are currently UROP openings for this project. All the details available via the link: https://www.braini.io/j...
Jaleesa Trapp talks about her career path, how technology encodes the values of its designers, and the importance of play.
What Is TDI?Targeted Dream Incubation is a method for guiding dreams towards specific themes. It is a proposal both magnetic and unl...
Digital Learning & Collaboration Studio
Enhancing human physical capability
At Open Learning Talks, Cynthia Breazeal and Eric Klopfer discuss artificial intelligence education.
Anastasia Ostrowski talks to the Digital Future Society about her work in this Q+A.
Nature profiles researchers from a variety of different fields, including the Lab’s own Cynthia Breazeal, who are shaping the future of AI.
“That’s one thing I always tell my female students.”
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT Media Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative, and MilliporeSigma—the lif...
We present PsychicVR, a proof-of-concept system that integrates a brain-computer interface device and virtual reality headset to improve ...
Expert panelists discuss lessons learned from COVID-19 and progress made to better prepare our public health systems.
In October, MIT hosted the kickoff for Massachusetts STEM Week, which included a keynote by Cynthia Breazeal.
MIT hosts kickoff event of Massachusetts STEM Week — a statewide virtual celebration of K-12 education.
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB rel...
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Kevin Esvelt and other experts talk about the risks and possible benefits of using gene drives to eliminate diseases and invasive species.
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers...
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Exploring the essence of code as a creative medium
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
All over Africa, experts use satellite Earth Observation (EO) data for applications such as monitoring crop health or assessing the risk ...
Papers from SafePaths: https://github.com/PrivateKit/PrivacyDocumentsSafe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology tha...
Split Learning: Distributed deep learning without sharing raw data Project Page: https://splitlearning.github.io/Abstract: ...
The startup OpenSpace is using 360-degree cameras and computer vision to create comprehensive digital replicas of construction sites.
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
Meeting up with holographic versions of distant colleagues is a great change from flat, boring video calls
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
Website created as a rapid response to Covid-19 yields unexpected insights into what’s possible for reaching learners at a distance.
We are leveraging current Wireless Sensor Network technology to develop an easily deployable, and inexpensive wireless sensor (LunarWSN) ...
Dormio is the result of several year's worth of research conducted by the Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces group.
Vega and his colleagues tested Dormio on group of 50 people this summer. Read about their results.