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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 ...
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.
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
Cocoon is our vision of a programmable dream machine from the future. This device would be enabled by the synthesis of many devices under...
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.
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."
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?
Tools and tactics for maximizing effective communication and decision-making while minimizing the spread of illness.
The Space Exploration Initiative’s latest research flight explores work and play in zero gravity
When we say we’re “democratizing access to space exploration,” what do we mean?
Private Kit: Safe Paths shares information about your movements in a privacy-preserving way—and could let health officials tackle COVID-19.
China, South Korea used smartphone apps to monitor people with the disease. Americans have different views of privacy and data collection.
With large-scale gatherings being put on-hold, it's proving time for digital engagement tech.
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Beyond the Cradle
How do we raise conscientious consumers and designers of AI?Children today live in the age of artificial intelligence. On average, US chi...
Fluid Interfaces postdoc Nataliya Kosmyna discussed her AttentivU research for MIT xTalks.
A new curriculum has been designed by MIT researchers and collaborators to teach middle school students about artificial intelligence.
The following Media Lab students joined the MIT India Initiative in Mumbai for this workshop.
The University of South Carolina profiles its alum Blakeley Payne, now a master’s student in the Personal Robots group.
Cristina Quinn profiles Morgan Stickney, an elite swimmer who's the first person to undergo a bilateral Ewing amputation.
Humans are headed for the cosmos, and we’re taking our appetites with us. What will fill the void when we leave Earth behind?
Who needs best-by labels when your package is sensing the food inside it?
Danielle Wood's official testimony from the congressional hearing for the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics.
A molecular gastronomy experiment was flown on a zero gravity flight in August 2019, using spherification techniques to create recipes in...
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
Sculpting Evolution head Kevin Esvelt shares how emerging technologies can help us fight the new coronavirus.
"There's got to be a better way to share space and work together remotely—but computers or phones may not be the right tools."
He built one of the largest modular synthesizers in the world: Joe Paradiso is in the new episode of our podcast.
Neha Narula joined experts discussing the privacy and security concerns around China's digital currency.
Civic Media head Ethan Zuckerman and others discuss how increasing team diversity can improve outcomes.
Shrinking problems in 3D printing Although a range of materials can now be fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques, these...
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Ethan Zuckerman and other experts contextualize the real risks of the mobile internet.
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...
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.
To better understand and improve the quality of our lives, there has been a need for measuring non-economic capital such as social capita...
Everett Lawson and Matt Carney worked with Biomechatronics group head Hugh Herr to fit Everett with a bionic prosthesis.
Rosalind Picard elected to the NAE for her contributions to affective and wearable computing.
DCI head Neha Narula offers perspective on the draw of decentralization.
Human Dynamics head Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland discusses the necessity of social connections.
A research team, including members of the Biomechatronics group, devises a new surgery for hand amputations and prostheses.
Ten multi-disciplinary teams join MIT’s design entrepreneurship accelerator.