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Jonathan Ledgard: Future Africa

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThe technology choices Africa makes in the next decade will help to determine whether it become...

Monday
April 29, 2013
Person

Jonathan Askin

Visiting Professor

Person

Jonathan Zittrain

Visiting Professor

Person

Jonathan Fanton

President Emeritus, American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Person

Jonathan Bobrow

Research Assistant

Person

Jonathan Dyssel Stets

Research Assistant

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Dr Minoo Rathnasabapathy contributes to Via Satellite November feature: Africa United its Diverse and Rapidly Growing Space Industry

Dr Minoo Rathnasabapathy contributes to Via Satellite's November feature on Africa's space industry.

Publication

Discovering Southern and East Africa's Industrial Opportunities

CA Hidalgo

Event

Special Talk: Edinburgh Festival Director Jonathan Mills

LocationMIT Media Lab, Building E14, 6th Floor Lecture Hall DescriptionThe Edinburgh International Festival has been connecting artists a...

Tuesday
November 13, 2012
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Minoo Rathnasabapathy gives keynote at 3rd African Space Generation Workshop and 8th African Leadership Congress

Dr. Minoo Rathnasabapathy gave a keynote presentation on utilizing space technologies for the sustainable development goals, and joined the

Saturday — Wednesday
November 30, 2019 —
December 4, 2019
Project

Creative Learning Africa

The Lifelong Kindergarten group develops technologies and activities that engage people in creative learning. We’re exploring a few direc...

Article

3 Questions: Claude Grunitzky MBA '12 on launching TRUE Africa University

CIS research affiliate describes his goals in creating a webinar series exploring sustainable development in Africa.

Article

Educators gather for first Scratch Africa Conference

Educators from across Africa are gathering in Nairobi, Kenya for the first Scratch Africa Conference.

Publication

African voters indicate lack of support for climate change policies

Article

Opportunity within the unknown: Amazing women making their mark in the South Africa space industry

BBQ magazine was fortunate to chat two remarkable women in the South African space industry—Carla Sharpe and Dr Minoo Rathnasabapathy

Event

Jonathan Bobrow @ Tech Poetics Meetup

LocationBocoup, Boston, MA Description

Friday — Thursday
December 18, 2015 —
December 17, 2015
Article

Ufuoma Ovienmhada of MIT Media Lab Space Enabled group is using satellite data to curb the effects of invasive species in Africa

Ufuoma Ovienmhada discusses her work using satellite data to help manage invasive water hyacinth in Benin.

Article

Bitcoin’s rise in African markets is driven by an old Russian ponzi scheme

“Welcome to the System! Together we will change the world!”These are the words I found scrawled at the bottom of a web page, right next t...

Article

MIT Legal Forum 2017: The future of lawyers and technology

This October, MIT celebrated the inaugural MIT Legal Forum on AI & Blockchain which aimed to provide a space in which legal professio...

Article

Interview with Jonathan Taplin and Cesar Hidalgo

Person

Yusuf Ahmad

Research Assistant

Person

Marian Muthui

Research Assistant

Person

Juliet Wanyiri

Person

Juliana Rotich

Director's Fellows Program Alumna

Article

Danielle Wood is selected as New Associate Head of House in Maseeh Hall undergraduate dorm

MIT News covers new House Team Members, including Danielle Wood and Jonathan Wood as Maseeh Hall Associate Heads of House.

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Future Sketches

The Future Sketches group explores software as a medium for art and design, as well as how toolkits and pedagogical approa...

Event

Future Futures Demos

LocationMoonshine, 303 Red River DescriptionMonday is the last day for the MIT Media Lab Future Futures Lounge! Stop by to check out new ...

Monday
March 10, 2014
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Fall 2021 Class: Queer-Feminist-Antiracism & Design for the Future (MAS.S61)

Queer-Feminist-Antiracism and Design for the Future (Part I)How can we work as Engineers, Scientists, Artists and Designers to create pro...

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#MLSXSW: Future Futures Lounge

LocationMoonshine Restaurant, 303 Red River Description#MLSXSWDates: Friday March 7 thru Monday March 10 (11am - 5:30pm daily)Science fic...

Friday — Monday
March 7, 2014 —
March 10, 2014
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Opera of the Future

The Opera of the Future group (formerly known as Hyperinstruments) explores concepts and techniques to help advance the future of musical...

Article

Bionics: The Future of Prosthetics

Hugh Herr discusses the implications of the technology behind his work, from regenerative medicine and surgery to elderly mobility.

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Future Futures Workshop: Make Your Own Robot Head!

LocationMoonshine Lounge DescriptionMake your own robot head with Sputniko! in preparation for the evening's Cosmodrome party!We'll provi...

Friday
March 7, 2014
Project

Future of batteries and future with better batteries

This is the 3rd concept exhibition of imaginarium of technology which explores the future with advancement of batteries and how battery t...

Group

Future Storytelling

The Future Storytelling working group at the Media Lab is rethinking storytelling for the 21st century. The group takes a new and dynamic...

Group

Communications Futures Program

The Communications Futures Program conducts research on industry dynamics, technology opportunities, and regulatory issues that form the ...

Group

Future Storytelling

The Future Storytelling working group at the Media Lab is rethinking storytelling for the 21st century. The group takes a new and dynamic...

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ML Focus | July 2021: New Health | Opera of the Future

Music/Audio and HealthAlexandra Rieger, Opera of the Future July 29, 2-3pm ET For more than 20 years, the Opera of the Future (OoF) group...

Thursday
July 29, 2021
2:00pm — 3:00pm ET
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Ufuoma Ovienmhada Selected as a "Future Space Leader"

Ufuoma Ovienmhada was one of seven young professionals chosen for the 2021-2022 Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF) Grant Program.

Publication

Human Augmentation for future Space Explorers

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Workshop: Car Experience of the Future

Register and Add to Calendar via ZoomAdd to Calendar (for those unable to use Zoom. Please also use the form below instead)Join...

Tuesday
March 23, 2021
1:00pm — 3:00pm ET
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Anna Blom: The Future of Fashion

Anna Blom will share personal stories of inspiring people who are changing the fashion industry from the inside, one jumper at a time.

Tuesday
April 2, 2019
3:00pm — 4:00pm ET
Post

Canan Dagdeviren selected for the Inverse Future 50

Conformable Decoders head Canan Dagdeviren is one of the Inverse Future 50—"a group of 50 people who will be forces of good in the 2020s.”

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Future of Learning

(For more Future of Learning projects, see Seymour Papert.) The world resonates with rhetoric about new needs and new opportunities for l...

Article

Future Pulse. Living Observatory

"How can architects/urban developers use technology to foster the human/nature connection and improve our lives?" Glorianna Davenport

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SXSW | Humans, Machines & the Future of Industrial Design

In today’s digitally-mediated world, designers translate ideas back and forth between the richly poetic language of the physical world an...

Friday
March 10, 2017
12:30pm ET
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Bio-Digital Cyborg for the Future of Human Space Exploration

Virtual MIT Space Week: Beyond the Cradle 2021We explore the vision of closed-loop bio-digital interfaces for human augmentation, where t...

Thursday
April 15, 2021
Project

Personalized Machine Learning for Future Health

​The view on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) diagnosis has shifted towards a more dynamic process in which clinical and pathological markers evo...

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Minoo Rathnasabapathy joins Panel Discussion: Building Our Off-World Future

Join a spirited discussion about the return to human spaceflight and how close we are to building a sustainable civilization beyond Earth

Friday
May 29, 2020
3:00pm — 4:00pm ET
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Empathy and the future of experience

Nothing is more important in today's troubled world than the process of eliminating prejudice and misunderstanding, and replacing them wi...

Article

Minoo Rathnasabapathy Quoted in CNN Business

Minoo Rathnasabapthy was quoted in an article by Stephanie Bailey via CNN Business on Africa's growing space industry.

Article

How private companies are changing the future of space exploration

Ariel Ekblaw and Charles Bolden consider the future of human spaceflight.

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Danielle Wood Interviewed on Resources for the Future Podcast

Danielle Wood interviewed for Episode 121, "Space, Satellites, and Society: New Tools for Policymakers, with Danielle Wood."

Tuesday
March 23, 2021
Event

Planning the future after COVID-19

Kevin Esvelt, Kent Larson, Esteban Moro, Sandy Pentland, Beth Porter, Ron Rivest, and Ramesh Raskar will each present a short talk.

Saturday
April 4, 2020
9:00am — 10:00am ET