learning + teaching
banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
natural language processing
sports and fitness
Ekene Ijeoma speaks with Document Journal about his interdisciplinary, data-based artworks and the intersectional issues they address.
An application that drains your computer's resources at the rate of COVID-19 infections and deaths in your state. It exhausts your CPU powe…
The projects on board the Media Lab's first suborbital rocket flight
This mission included participation from several departments at MIT and outside collaborators from across the globe.
The Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX) has recently released its latest creative learning activity: Inflatables!
Therms-Up! is a DIY method of creating inflatables and prototyping interactive materials from wasted thermoplastic bags that easily found a…
Ekene Ijeoma talks about his artistic influences and new editions of his latest projects, including A Counting and Freedom Radio.
The Council for the Arts at MIT congratulates the recipients of the 2021 Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts.
Programmable Water-Based Biocomposites for Digital Design and Fabrication across ScalesAguahoja is an exploration of nature’s design space.…
Advincula, Larson 2021. With(in): Three women, three informal settlements, and the rituals of the meal as a microcosm of urban life.
What are radically sustainable methods for knitting, making and building in the age of the Anthropocene? How can humankind and members of o…
Maiden Flight is an autonomous biological laboratory environment designed for studying the impact of space flight on the sole reproductive …
Novel technologies for additive manufacturing are enabling design and production at nature’s scale. We can seamlessly vary the physical pro…
The Silk Pavilion explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectural scales.The primary st…
Rottlace is a family of masks designed for Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk. Inspired by Björk’s most recent album—Vulnicura—the Mediated …
How can we design relationships between the most primitive and the most sophisticated life forms? Can we design wearables embedded with s…
Beast is an organic-like entity created synthetically by the incorporation of physical parameters into digital form-generation protocols. A…
French for "single shell," Monocoque stands for a construction technique that supports structural load using an object's external skin. Con…
Raycounting is a method for generating customized light-shading constructions by registering the intensity and orientation of light rays wi…
Gihan moved to Ezbet Khairallah not long ago. Escaping from an abusive marriage, she bravely left home in upper Egypt with her three kids —…
With(in)captured a fragment of Eva, Gihan, MamaG and their communities’ stories. The nature of this work poses challenges for retelling the…
Nine groups of artists are selected to be on board Sojourner 2020, which will be launched into low Earth orbit for about 30 days.
Cate McQuaid talks to Ekene Ijeoma about his work, including the Black Mobility and Safety Seminar
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to The New York Times about “A Counting,” a participatory art project
Researchers + artists reflect on the partnerships that have created career opportunities and forged a deeper public understanding of science
Zach Lieberman talks about the illustrations he created for this week’s cover story of The NYT Magazine and translating code-based art.
An MIT researcher is helping students bring their favorite sci-fi technologies to life.
Ekene Ijeoma, head of the Poetic Justice research group, talks to Frame about his work.
Postdoc Dan Novy on SciFi-preneurship, a summer series from the All Turtles Podcast.
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers, …
Open Drawing Machine is a low-cost open source drawing machine for controlling drawing instruments with motors and code, and it is oriented…
An open source digital instrument to check if institutions still exist, and alert when they don't exist anymore.The instrument periodically…
Andrea Ling, an alum of the Mediated Matter group, has won the Grand Prize in Artistic Exploration at this year's festival.
Canadian architect and installation artist Andrea Ling has received the 2020 STARTS Grand Prize in the category of Artistic Exploration.
Sparking discussion about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of emerging technologies through design and storytelling
People speak as many as 800 languages in New York alone. With A Counting, Ekene Ijeoma aims to represent every single one.
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNAs,…
In this project the ephemeral and intangible aspects of human communication are represented by a soap-bubble. The shapeless, intangibl…
We present an interactive shape-changing display—Dancing Membrane of the reSpire- using the deformation of fabric and airflow control…
Collective memory and attention are sustained by two channels: oral communication (communicative memory) and the physical recording of info…
What if we could look at the entire history of humanity at once? Pantheon aims to create a data-driven view of history by collecting, …
A collaboration between CAST visiting artist Thom Kubli, Hiroshi Ishii, and members of the Tangible Media group.
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma in conversation with Stephen Burks.
The exhibition has now become a part of the MoMA's ‘Virtual Views’ program due to the pandemic.
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to NPR about his work, from Deconstructed Anthems to A Counting.
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
Thom Kubli, in collaboration with the Tangible Media group, on the development of a machine that can 3D print objects light enough to float.
Artists and scientists from MIT united to create "Orbiting," an aerial archive of objects that trace the history of humanity.
Scratch is the world's most popular coding community for kids. Millions of kids around the world are using Scratch to program their ow…
MotivationThe need for inexpensive, reliable, 3D, 360-degree display technologies grows as augmented reality applications continue to incre…
State-of-the art liquid handling systems are generally pump-driven systems connected with valves and tubes. These systems are manually ass…
kinetiX is a transformable material featuring a design that resembles a cellular structure. It consists of rigid plates or rods and elastic…
The award recognizes outstanding contributions within the realm of scientific photography.
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems to…
"We, as architects of the built environment, are entering an era where we’re designing for survival.”
The University of San Francisco Museum Blog highlights the Museums and Technology course taught by Opera of the Future alum Eyal Shahar
“Data scientists and visualization designers need to take their civic role very seriously in a pandemic,” says the MIT assistant professor.
Coming shows involve artificial intelligence, but underlying them is a concern: “What are we unleashing?”
When we say we’re “democratizing access to space exploration,” what do we mean?
Microbes are the foundation upon which life on Earth depends: they set the boundaries of habitability for all plants and animals and create…
Because the walls and halls of E14 and E15 are subject to building codes and approvals, we decided to create our own walls.
“My team and I stand in the crossroads, challenging some of the processes that designers face at the intersection of biology and technology"
At Sundance New Frontiers 2020, Xin Liu and Qinya (Jenny) Guo debuted Living Distance, a VR piece about the journey of Liu’s wisdom tooth.
The venturesome Oxman talks experimental materials and lunar habitation with the renowned architect.