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LEGO Wayfinder

The LEGO Wayfinder project combines LEGO, robotics, and seawater into a playground of project-based learning and citizen science for budd...

Event

Spring 2019 Member Meeting

Attendance at this event is by invitation only. Unable to join us in person? Join via live webcast (login required).For questio...

Tuesday — Thursday
April 23, 2019 —
April 25, 2019
Person

Jose Balsa Barreiro

Postdoctoral Fellow

Project

User needs for augmentative communication interfaces

We are creating new communication interfaces for people with speech and language disorders, incorporating technologies like physiological...

Series

The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence

June 19, 2018
+4
Series

Biomechatronics AMI Project

The AMI is a method to restore proprioception to persons with amputation.

+2
Series

#TBT

Oct. 7, 1971
+10
Series

Labcast

May 3, 2007
+84
Series

Thesis Defenses

April 12, 2001
+180
Series

MLTalks

The MLTalks series brings leading voices from a wide range of fields into the Media Lab for thought-provoking conversations, wh...

Oct. 6, 2011
+77
Series

Media Lab 30th Anniversary

Oct. 30, 2015
+6
Series

h2.0 New Minds, New Bodies, New Identities

May 9, 2007
+2
Series

Celebrating Marvin Minsky

March 17, 2016
+6
Series

Advancing Wellbeing

Oct. 1, 2013
+73
Person

Neo (Mostafa) Mohsenvand

Research Assistant

Project

SpaceTouch

An astronaut's ability to leverage human biological sense of touch is substantially reduced when wearing a protective, pressurized spaces...

Event

Daimler Lab 1886 Workshop: Mobility without Cars

Collaboratively exploring the horizon of urban mobility

Friday
April 26, 2019
8:00am — 5:00pm
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layer

layer decentralizes recommendation systems and intersects third-party recommendations with your locally stored, personal information to r...

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Search Intent Optimization

Search Intent Optimization unwinds SEO by externalizing intent. Users select their intent during a search’s initiation. We offer a set of...

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Self-Advertising

Self-Advertising reclaims and repurposes attention from advertising media online. As we use the Internet, we often feel&nb...

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HeartBit

HeartBit is an interface designed for haptic heart rate biofeedback. A handheld heart beats alongside your own, mirroring the size, weigh...

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NeverMind: Using AR for memorization

NeverMind is an interface and application designed to support human memory. We combine the memory palace memorization method with augment...

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PsychicVR

We present PsychicVR, a proof-of-concept system that integrates a brain-computer interface device and virtual reality headset to improve ...

Article

Augmentation vs Distraction

Pattie Maes discusses her group’s approach to bridging this divide and improving our relationships with technology.

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YouTune

 Seemingly an old TV box which turns out to offer an abundance of control over content selection: each aspect of news can be selecte...

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Unspoken News

How something is presented can be as important as the message itself.In the age of political polarization and election meddling, it is of...

Project

Kicks x Cliques

Leveraging sneaker culture to influence civic engagement. Marginalized groups have influence on digital platforms but often are unhe...

Person

Manuel Cebrian

Research Scientist

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Piccolo Kitchen

This project aims at creating a modular platform for exploring micro-kitchens that are culture specific. Cooking is a personal experience...

Project

Theme | Changing Places

Changing Places researchers are developing scalable strategies for creating hyper-efficient, technology-enabled spaces that can help mak...

Event

The Kronos Quartet Presents Tod Machover’s GAMMIFIED

The celebrated Kronos Quartet will give the first public presentation of Tod Machover’s new composition, GAMMIFIED.

Project

+nudge

+nudge helps people to become their imagined future self one nudge and a time.Distracted by all of the demands on our time from...

Job

Postdoctoral Associate, Magnetoelectric and Multiferroic Devices, Nano-Cybernetic Biotrek

Post

"The conscience of the AI revolution."

Fortune Magazine has named Joy Buolamwini to its 2019 list of the World's Greatest Leaders.

Project

Causal Influence Intrinsic Social Motivation for Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning

Teaching multiple AI agents to coordinate their behavior represents a challenging task, that can be difficult to achieve without training...

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votoMosaic

A tapestry where each pixel represents a pledge by an individual to vote. Anyone can participate and watch the growing and changing image...

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Story Comprehension

The ability to automatically understand and infer characters' goals and their emotional states is key towards better narrative comprehens...

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SpaceSkin: Aerospace-grade electronic textiles for distributed sensing on persistent orbital structures

The outermost skin of a space-based structure is designed using materials known to protect against the harsh elements of space. Simultane...

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Conversation Trees

An alternative viewing experience for large-scale conversations on Twitter. Each conversation tree visualizes the structure of replies to...

Person

Maitane Iruretagoyena

Visiting Scholar

Project

PerForm

PerForm explores the intuitive meanings associated with the shape of objects, and how a shape-changing tool can allow for different forms...

Project

Designing robots in mixed reality

This is a joint proposal from graduate students Vik Parthiban (Media Lab) and Andrew Spielberg (MIT CSAIL, Distributed Robotics Laborator...

Person

Praneeth Vepakomma

Research Assistant

Project

Defacto: Decentralized crowdsourced news verification system

Despite recent efforts, current fact-checking organizations cannot keep up with the amount of information that is produced and spread thr...

Group

Center for Extreme Bionics

Half of the world's population currently suffers from some form of physical or neurological disability. At some point in our lives, it is...

Project

Symphony for the Koreas

Symphony for the Koreas will be the latest installment of the celebrated City Symphony series. Over the next few years, Tod Machover and ...

Event

A single additive does it all to make them flow (and breast models)

Please join us for a seminar given by Ozge Akbulut, Associate Professor of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabanci University.Ab...

Thursday
May 2, 2019
2:00pm — 3:00pm
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Gamma SENSE: Sensory Engaging Nebulised Scent Experience

The Gamma SENSE (Sensory Engaging Nebulised Scent Experience) is a pioneering instrumental addition to the gamma instrument series. The d...

Project

Taking a line on a walk

Bauhaus artist Paul Klee considered a line to be  one of the atomic elements of art and architecture. He famously described a line d...

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Let's see a game!

In "Let's see a game!" we expose the different perspectives in TV sports and news in order to build broadcasting systems t...

Post

Workshops: Thursday, April 25

Workshop descriptions and locations

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National produce chemotyping project

Chemical constituents are the most essential components of the fresh produce items consumed by people around the world. That chemistry ca...

Group

Tangible Media

We live on the border between two worlds: our physical environment and cyberspace. People have developed sophisticated ski...

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Humanized Cryptoassets

This project delivers a series of Github-signal based metrics that would be useful to both the layman and investor, helping look beyond t...

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Lensing: Cardiolinguistics for Atypical Angina

Conversations between two individuals—whether between doctor and patient, mental health therapist and client, or between two people roman...

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Autonomic Nervous System Activity in Epilepsy

We are performing long-term measurements of autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity on patients with epilepsy. In certain cases, autonomi...

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Measuring Arousal During Therapy for Children with Autism and ADHD

Physiological arousal is an important part of occupational therapy for children with autism and ADHD, but therapists do not have a way to...

Group

Affective Computing

The Affective Computing group aims to bridge the gap between human emotions and computational technology. Current research addresses mach...

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Theme | Decentralized Systems

Here we include a suite of projects that migrate information to personal devices and systems instead of centralizes silos. In part this t...

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Enlightened: Broaden Your Views

Media filter bubbles sacrifice shared reality amongst US citizens. We aim to burst these echo chambers by presenting short, automatically...

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Atmopragmascope

We are surrounded by displays and technologies whose mechanisms are hidden from view. This work is an exploration of revealing the underl...

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Broadercasting

Ditch the truck. Live, collaborative broadcasting through mixed reality.