banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
"It’s time for us to move beyond 'bias' as the anchor point for our efforts to build ethical and fair algorithms."
The Jibo Research Platform is an in-the-field deployable Social Robotics experimentation and data collection infrastructure. Built upon t...
"I don’t think that AI will have fulfilled its full potential unless it can help us unlock human potential.”
Tega is a new robot platform designed to support long-term, in-home interactions with children, with applications in early-literacy educa...
The AAAI Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.
Designed at MIT and tested by kids ages 9 through 14, it shows how exposing kids to technology fosters their interest in STEM.
MIT researchers and collaborators have developed an open-source curriculum to teach young students about ethics and artificial intelligence.
Paper Dreams explores how human creativity can be supported by artificial intelligence.Prior research on AI and creativity has primarily ...
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
Promoters show off promising applications of the technology, but AI is not changing the world quite yet
The relationship between news content and its presentation has been a long-studied problem in the communications domain. Often, chan...
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNA...
To help the region catch up, students organize summit to bring Latin policymakers and researchers to MIT.
Neil Gaikwad, a third-year PhD student in the Space Enabled research group, has been selected as one of the 2019 Facebook Fellows.
Neil Gaikwad, a PhD student in the Media Lab's Space Enabled research group, has received the GSC Graduate Teaching Award, an Institute A...
Bernal, Guillermo, Lily Zhou, Haripriya Mehta, and Pattie Maes. NeurIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for Creativity and Design, December 14, 2019.
Enhancing human physical capability
Joy Buolamwini talks to Frontline about bias in AI, and what can be done about it.
Trying to catch up to a rapidly advancing technology, government agencies, industry, and academia are looking for guidance and best pract...
OverviewPAL is a wearable platform for personalized, context-aware, and always-present user change. PAL has mu...
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Humanity is facing thorny problems on all fronts. These folks are working to solve them—and trying to avoid the unintended consequences.
Today’s assistive communication devices are far from perfect. Using state of the art small, wearable sensors and powerful machine learnin...
Creating long-term interpersonal interaction and shared experiences with social robots Many of our current projects explore the use ...
Machine learning model outperforms human judgementOur computational trust model is capable of predicting—above human accuracy—the degree ...
Emotion recognition modeled as a goal-directed process!
Unconventional mixing of research fields introduces a new method to study human behavior using social robots.
A social robot modifies its behavior to change what you think about it!
Alicia Lakey receives the Ewing Amputation procedure developed by the Biomechatronics group and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Scratch is a programming language and online community that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, games, and animations—a...
Women are more likely to report multiple symptoms, and "the majority of women present just like men."
Conversations between two individuals—whether between doctor and patient, mental health therapist and client, or between two people roman...
A new curriculum that helps children understand how algorithms are designed will keep them safe and motivate them to help shape the future.
Creating technology for social change
System could help with diagnosing and treating noncommunicative patients.
Opioid therapy is the cornerstone of management of pain in the ICU. However, opioids present numerous side effects and are highly addicti...
Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence
Transforming data into knowledge
Building socially engaging robots and interactive technologies to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better
Deep Angel is an artificial intelligence that erases objects from photographs. The algorithm is hosted on http://deepangel.media.mit...
Blakeley Payne and Cynthia Breazeal discuss Blakeley’s open source AI curriculum for middle school students.
Aman Rana, Yauney G, Lowe A, Shah P. IEEE Xplore, Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (2018) (Conference acceptance rate: 14%). DOI: 10.1109/ICMLA.2018.00133
Dr. Shah was an invited speaker and a contributor at The National Cancer Policy Forum developed workshop series at the The National Acade...
Technical summary: Future of clinical development is on the verge of a major transformation due to convergence of large new digital data ...
"Loops" combines the work of the Lab's Synthetic Characters group, Merce Cunningham, and digital artists Paul Kaiser and Shelley Eshkar. ...
Marc Downie, Paul Kaiser, and Shelley Eshkar collaborated on Loops, an exploration of Merce Cunningham's life and work.
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
An exhibition at the Barbican in London features work from OpenAg, the Mediated Matter group, Joy Buolamwini, and more.
Nataliya Kos’myna is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the MIT Media Lab, helping MITili evaluate the real-time biofeedback of learners
The Media Lab and IEEE-SA have announced the creation of the Global Council on Extended Intelligence (CXI).
Cristina Quinn shares what she learned in a visit to the AI + Ethics summer camp run by Personal Robots group student Blakeley Payne.
In the new study, PhD candidate Daniel Lopez-Martinez of MIT and colleagues used data from more than 40,000 hospitalizations
Pretrial risk assessments draw from “deeply flawed data" generated from arrest and conviction records, say researchers.
New Harvard-MIT deep reinforcement learning algorithm optimizes pain management.
When we form memories, not everything that we perceive is noticed; not everything that we notice is remembered. Humans are excellent at ...
As we move towards an increasingly IoT-enabled ecosystem, we find that it is easier than ever before to capture vast amounts of audio dat...
Tod Machover and Charles Holbrow discuss how they're building the tools and platforms for a culture of living music
Songs released on music streaming services are static, never changing after their initial release. Evolving Media proposes a content...
Joy Buolamwini has been selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40.”
MIT initiative is producing climate recipes for tastier crops.
Bloomberg Law interviews Pratik Shah for his opinion on the impact of AI in regulatory decisions.
In an interview with MIT research scientist Lex Fridman, Rosalind Picard discusses affective computing, privacy, diversity in tech, and more
This summer, the Personal Robots group will be hosting a week-long workshop at the MIT Media Lab to teach kids about AI and ethics!
On May 11, 2019 Ramesh Raskar was the doctoral hooding ceremony keynote speaker at UNC Chapel Hill Commencement. He shared the ...
In the first live public demo of his new technology, TED Fellow Arnav Kapur introduces AlterEgo.
Pattie Maes and other experts talk to the Harvard Business Review about applications for wearable artificial intelligence agents.
Maybe we don’t need to look inside the black box after all. We just need to watch how machines behave, instead.
Machines powered by artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly mediate our social, cultural, economic, and ...