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The design of next-generation bionic ankles and knees aims to improve bionic actuators on all metrics: range of motion, power density, ba...
Space Exploration Initiative
Digital Currency Initiative
Looking beyond smart cities
Mekatilili is a learning initiative that provides a platform for African youth to enhance technical skills through creative learning...
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
Extending human and computer abilities in sensing, communication, and actuation through signals and networks
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Bringing project-based work online in two very different contexts: a middle school robotics course and a university product design studio.
Joe Paradiso shares his experience running the Responsive Environments group, teaching classes, among other things during the Covid-19 era.
Alex Berke and Kent Larson, City Science group, MIT Media Lab (2020).
The Mediated Atmosphere project envisions a smart office that is capable of dynamically transforming itself to enhance occupants' work ex...
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
Homes and offices are being filled with sensor networks to answer specific queries and solve pre-determined problems, but no comprehensiv...
Knitting is an established textile manufacturing technique that has been pervasive in the garment and technical fabrics industry. In comp...
Maggie Coblentz leads research and design on interplanetary gastronomy at the Space Exploration Initiative, where she is developing ...
Developed by a team of Media Lab researchers, SpaceHuman is a seahorse-inspired additive prosthetic for use in microgravity environments.
With each major crisis, be it pandemic, war, or major new technology, there has been the need to reinvent our society.
Study cautions against using static org charts during COVID-19 crisis.
Kevin Esvelt and other experts talk to Axios about the risk of, and potential defenses against, engineered pathogens.
New website offers a combination of learning units, hands-on activities, and mentor guides to foster AI literacy.
Matt Carney discusses his interest in humanoid robots and the importance of design aesthetics and user experience in developing prostheses.
Wonder Stories is always free for teachers, but for the duration of COVID-19, Wonder Stories is free to anyone.
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
While text-editors (e.g., Google Docs, MS Word) might be useful for writing a lecture, they’re not an intuitive medium for designing expe...
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
The Guardians Project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile games to help people form beneficial long-term habits an...
New issues in privacy debate with technology and contact-tracing.
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Biomechatronics head Hugh Herr discusses his research with the No Barriers USA podcast.
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
Flavor, in addition to making our food delicious, is one way of sensing biochemical richness. A highly flavorful plant generally con...
Safe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology that enables jurisdictions and individuals to maximize privacy, while also ma...
Let’s jumpstart a new infrastructure for industry, health, learning, and the people.
Mitch Resnick and other experts talk about designing an educational system fit for the future.
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Collect cute monsters and make your brain feel better.
This is a unique time to engage and teach children about the benefits and limitations of technology.
Your phone soon might know if you have spent time near someone with the COVID-19 virus.
The LEGO Papert Fellowship program was officially launched in 2017.
2018 marks the second cohort of the LEGO Papert Fellowship program, which honors the legacy of educational-technology pioneer Seymour Papert
The new LEGO Papert Fellows will spend one week at LEGO headquarters in Denmark to share ideas and collaborate on projects.
The University of San Francisco Museum Blog highlights the Museums and Technology course taught by Opera of the Future alum Eyal Shahar
InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
Cocoon is our vision of a programmable dream machine from the future. This device would be enabled by the synthesis of many devices under...
We are working to build technology that interfaces with the sleeping mind. As the dreamer descends into sleep, we track different sl...
From improving your mood to focusing your creativity, scientists at MIT’s Dream Lab want to prove the power of dreams.
A wearable olfactory display that monitors cardio-respiratory information with the aspiration to support mental wellbeing.BioEssence is a...
Researchers are racing to achieve the benefits of location-tracking without the surveillance.
“Data scientists and visualization designers need to take their civic role very seriously in a pandemic,” says the MIT assistant professor.
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Here's my take on the future of textiles, as well as the connection between research and manufacturing.
To help explain how this works is Ramesh Raskar, an associate professor at MIT’s Media Lab.
A multinational team develops new tools to slow the spread of pandemics.
Split Learning: Distributed deep learning without sharing raw data Project Page: https://splitlearning.github.io/Abstract: ...
Kate Darling returns to StarTalk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice to answer questions about the ways humans relate to robots.
www.ajlunited.orgAn unseen force is rising—helping to determine who is hired, granted a loan, or even how long someone spends in prison. ...
We understand that now, more than ever, the democratization of online learning is crucial to the success of students all around the world.
"Space belongs to all countries—every country deserves equal opportunities to pursue scientific achievement for societal benefit."
Exploring the essence of code as a creative medium
Policymakers, practitioners, and researchers are grappling with some herculean questions regarding kids' safety online. Homemade sli...
This Primary School AI curriculum introduces elementary school children to robotics and artificial intelligence. Throughout the curriculu...
As the presence of artificial intelligence expands significantly in children’s lives of learning and play, it is critical that students l...
Doodle Bot is a robot-based creative AI learning platform for high school students. It consists of an introduction to robotics, hardware,...
Young Learner's Companion Developing robots' growth mindset and pro-curious behavior and fostering the same in young learners via lo...
How can we add the missing "T" and "E" in preschool STEAM education?
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB rel...
Thom Kubli, in collaboration with the Tangible Media group, on the development of a machine that can 3D print objects light enough to float.
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks