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As devices aggregate more contextual data about users, they may learn to offer assistance without explicit instruction.
Joi Ito talks to Walter Isaacson about AI, ethics, biotech, and how being a DJ prepared him to become the director of the Media Lab.
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.
Future of clinical development is on the verge of a major transformation due to convergence of large new digital data sources, the comput...
Research projects show creative ways MIT students are connecting computing to other fields.
A bold idea to replace politicians
Leaders from government, philanthropy, academia, and industry say collaboration is key to make sure AI serves the public good.
Luminaries in computing and cognition discuss their journeys and share their insights.
News coverage of the RFIQ project
Deep Angel is an artificial intelligence that erases objects from photographs. The algorithm is hosted on http://deepangel.media.mit...
We present Norman, world's first psychopath AI. Norman was inspired by the fact that the data used to teach a machine learning algorithm ...
Tech companies working on artificial intelligence find that a diverse staff can help avoid biased algorithms that cause public embarrassment
We have developed a wireless system that leverages the inexpensive RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potent...
How does the public think autonomous vehicles should resolve moral trade-offs? Can we use their responses to build a new moral compass?
There is a deep fear that human jobs will be replaced by AI. Rather than racing against the machines, our aim is to show that a human-AI ...
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Algorithmic auditing has emerged as a key strategy to expose systematic biases embedded in software platforms, yet scholarship on the imp...
Neil Gaikwad, a third-year PhD student in the Space Enabled research group, has been selected as one of the 2019 Facebook Fellows.
MIT affiliates collaborate with The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Microsoft to improve the connection between people and art.
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
The Technology and Public Purpose Project sponsored an event to explore how new, ethical technologies can be developed.
Part of a curriculum on ethics in AI
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
BBC Click looks at whether AI could ever create an artistic masterpiece.
Assisting physicians and patients by novel computational processes at the point-of-care.
Neo Mohsenvand and filmmaker/singer/songwriter Hannah Campbell contemplate memory, data, and the future at TEDxYouth@CEHS.
Transforming data into knowledge
Machine learning and data science can help us better understand and address the underlying causes of poverty and crime.
Academics, economists, and AI researchers often undervalue the role of intuition in science. Here's why they're wrong.
Four Lab researchers caution against credulous acceptance of rosy humanistic pronouncements.
Massive global Moral Machine study reveals ethics preferences and regional differences
General overview:Sepsis, a life-threatening complication of bacterial infection, leads to millions of worldwide deaths requires significa...
General OverviewStaining of tissues sections using chemical and biological dyes has been used for over a century for visualizing various ...
Aman Rana, Yauney G, Lowe A, Shah P. IEEE Xplore, Proceedings of 2018 17th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications
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AI tools can absolutely make systems more equitable and fair, but they won’t succeed without our help.
Building socially engaging robots and interactive technologies to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better
What if we could drastically reduce the amount of data needed to train an AI, making diagnoses low-cost and more effective?
Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence
Creating sensitive and astute machines comes with a plethora of ethical considerations.
Visiting scientist Alfredo Morales (Human Dynamics) has been named as one of MIT Technology Review en español's "Innovadores me...
Imaging fluorescent disease biomarkers in tissues and skin is a non-invasive method to screen for health conditions. We report an automat...
Social robots could potentially aid therapists working with autistic children in the future.
The 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list includes at least three members of the Media Lab community.
Joy Buolamwini identifies bias in algorithms and develops practices for accountability during design.
The reality distortion field is real, and it’s getting better every day.
A dialogue concerning the impact of AI on the human brain and its relation to autism and depression.
Your family and friends will be able to interact with a digital “you” that doles out advice—even when you’re gone.
How the role of AI and systems like Deep Angel influence conversations about ethics.
The Media Lab's BeeMe project is the love child of ‘Black Mirror’ and Stanley Milgram’s notorious experiments on free will and obedience.
BeeMe a massive immersive social game that directly draws inspiration from popular culture, literature, performing arts, gaming, and YouT...
Researchers at the Media Lab are reportedly planning to hand an individual’s free will over to the internet.
This Halloween, the creepiest event to attend might be a mass online social experiment hosted by researchers at the Media Lab.
Something eerie has been brewing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab.
Survey maps global variations in ethics for programming autonomous vehicles
A growing number of researchers are trying to reveal the potential dangers of A.I.
Technical summaryUnstructured learning problems without well-defined rewards are unsuitable for current reinforcement learning (RL) appro...
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNA...
Creating long-term interpersonal interaction and shared experiences with social robots Many of our current projects explore the use ...
Unconventional mixing of research fields introduces a new method to study human behavior using social robots.
Presenting RFind, a new technology that allows us to locate almost any object with extreme accuracy by transforming low-cost, battery-fre...
This 2018 AI and Governance Assembly project, EqualAIs, was a multifaceted investigation into the technical, policy and societal question...
An Urban Decision-Support System Augmented by Artificial IntelligenceThe decision-making process in urban design and urban planning is ou...