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In “Gradient Descent,” now on view at Nature Morte gallery in New Delhi, artists become one with machines—and the results are stunning.
Deep Angel is an artificial intelligence that erases objects from photographs. The algorithm is hosted on http://deepangel.media.mit...
The Moral Machine is a platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence, such as self-driving c...
Trying to catch up to a rapidly advancing technology, government agencies, industry, and academia are looking for guidance and best pract...
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
Faculty from across the Institute tapped to lead new initiative in human and machine intelligence.
Children are using voice-activated technology at far younger ages than other devices, but some parents worry they’re picking up rude habits
A report from the Symposium on Trust and Ethics of Autonomous Vehicles (STEAV).
Joy Buolamwini showed facial-recognition systems consistently giving the wrong gender for famous women of color.
The morality of preschoolers, trolleys, cookie-eating squirrels, and attempting to define “the consensus” with the Moral Machine Project.
J. Nathan Matias and Joy Buolamwini are two of Fast Company's four design heroes.
Parental involvement is very important for guiding children’s interactions with smart technologies, says Stefania Druga.
Transitioning from low-income to high-income occupations is difficult because the skills associated with each type of job are so different.
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
Machine-learning system determines the fewest, smallest doses that could still shrink brain tumors.
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Urban populations around the world are rapidly growing. To improve livability, urban residents must reduce dependency on fossil fuels and...
The Media Lab and IEEE-SA have announced the creation of the Global Council on Extended Intelligence (CXI).
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and the MIT Media Lab are joining forces to launch a global Council on ...
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
Embodied voice-based agents, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Jibo, are becoming increasingly present in the home environment. For...
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
Researchers at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center are collaborating with MIT scholars to make sure openness and ethics inform AI.
A.I. systems are shaped by the priorities and prejudices…of the people who design them, a phenomenon that I refer to as "the coded gaze."
Announcing the Global Council on Extended Intelligence
The Storytelling project uses machine-based analytics to identify the qualities of engaging and marketable media. By developing models wi...
Rana el Kaliouby is now helping AI understand human emotion. Rosalind Picard pioneered the field of affective computing.
“I’m not worried so much about robots developing their own agenda and taking over the world."
In the quest towards general artificial intelligence (AI), researchers have explored developing loss functions that act as intrinsic moti...
Neil Gaikwad, a PhD student in the Media Lab's Space Enabled research group, has received the GSC Graduate Teaching Award, an Institute A...
Media Lab researchers are part of a growing movement at MIT to explore the regulatory frontiers of AI—in society and in our hearts and minds
Institute-wide effort will study the evolution of jobs in an age of technological advancement.
The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, created in part by the Omidyar Network, Knight Foundation, and LinkedIn founde...
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
Young Learner's Companion Developing robots' growth mindset and pro-curious behavior and fostering the same in young learners via lo...
A learning framework for secure, decentralized, computationally efficient data and model sharing among multiple robot units installed at...
Realtime detection of social cues in children’s voicesIn everyday conversation, people use what are known as backchannels to signal to so...
Machine learning model outperforms human judgementOur computational trust model is capable of predicting—above human accuracy—the degree ...
We present Norman, world's first psychopath AI. Norman was inspired by the fact that the data used to teach a machine learning algorithm ...
The Humanizing AI in Law (HAL) project aims to build the technical and legal foundations necessary to establish a due-pro...
Cynthia Breazeal, MIT associate professor of media arts and sciences, describes her research on social and emotional intelligence.
A case study implemented by Inioluwa Raji under the guidance of Joy Buolamwini
The Shelley Project studies how to produce horror stories as a result of collaboration between humans and artificial intelligence.
Adoption of self-driving, Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) promises to dramatically reduce the number of traffic accidents, but some inevitable ...
BayesDB is open-source AI software that lets any programmer answer data analysis questions in seconds or minutes with a level of rigor th...
Take control of your social feed.Gobo is a social media aggregator with filters you control. You can use Gobo to control what’s edited ou...
“So, what do you study?” Uber drivers, doctors, airplane seat-mates—they all want to know. I often envy my husband, a PhD student in Cour...
www.ajlunited.orgAn unseen force is rising—helping to determine who is hired, granted a loan, or even how long someone spends in prison. ...
The Gender Shades project pilots an intersectional approach to inclusive product testing for AI.Algorithmic Bias PersistsGender Shades is...
The CivilServant project supports online communities to run their own experiments on the effects of moderation practices on antisocial be...
Zhang, Yan. “CityMatrix – An Urban Decision Support System Augmented by Artificial Intelligence.” Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017.
TuringBox is a platform that makes it easier for social and behavioral scientists to study Artificial Intelligence algorithms. ...
We cannot certify that an AI agent is ethical by looking at its source code.
"A model of textual affect sensing using real-world knowledge," a 2003 paper by Fluid Interfaces alum Hugo Liu and former ...
“The goal is to have a companion that has all of the behaviors that we want to instill and promote in the child”
This project will support social scientists, philosophers, and policy and legal scholars who undertake research that aims to impact how a...
All people are created equal, but in the eyes of the algorithm, not all faces are just yet.A new study from MIT and Microsoft r...
A new review of face recognition software found that, when identifying gender, the software is most accurate for men with light skin...
The medical profession has an ethic: First, do no harm.Silicon Valley has an ethos: Build it first and ask for forgiveness late...
Examination of facial-analysis software shows error rate of 0.8 percent for light-skinned men, 34.7 percent for dark-skinned women.
New research out of MIT’s Media Lab is underscoring what other experts have reported or at least suspected before: facial recognition tec...
An AI algorithm can predict which parts of a film will generate the greatest emotional responses in audiences.
How to distill meaning from complex everyday experiences.
Since Alan Turing envisioned Artificial Intelligence (AI), a major driving force behind technical progress has been competition with huma...