Event

MLTalks: B. Alan Wallace

B. Alan Wallace in conversation with Ethics Initiative Director Tenzin Priyadarshi and Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Thursday
October 30, 2014
Video

MLTalks: B. Alan Wallace

B. Alan Wallace in conversation with Ethics Initiative Director Tenzin Priyadarshi and Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Oct. 30, 2014
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POSTPONED Media Lab Conversations Series: Geetha Narayanan

LocationMIT Media Lab, Third-Floor Atrium Description This talk has been postponed. We look forward to following Geetha Narayanan later i...

Friday
March 15, 2013
Video

Media Lab Conversations Series: JJ Abrams

Nov. 26, 2012
Video

Media Lab Conversations Series: Carroll Bogert

Sept. 10, 2012
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Media Lab Conversations Series: Damien Echols and Shaka Senghor

Damien Echols and Shaka Senghor in conversation on injustice, compassion, and redemption in relation to their prison memoirs.

Thursday
May 16, 2013
Video

Media Lab Conversations Series: Guts and Genius

David Sun Kong, Kevin Slavin, and special guests in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

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Alan Turransky

Alumnus, Visible Language Workshop

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Alan Strelzof

Research Affiliate

Event

Media Lab Perspectives Speaker Series

Faculty Perspectives is a new series inviting thoughtful speakers and innovators to inspire the Media Lab community and beyond.

Thursday
October 28, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET
Event

Conformable Decoders Group presents on New Health at the Media Lab Focus series for July 2021

The July edition of the Media Lab Focus series for member companies starts next week! The theme is New Health,  and w...

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MLTalks Series

Learn more about our MLTalks series, including upcoming events.

Publication

SociaBowl: A Dynamic Table Centerpiece to Mediate Group Conversations

Joanne Leong, Yuehan Wang, Romy Sayah, Stella Rossikopoulou Pappa, Florian Perteneder, Hiroshi Ishii. 2019. SociaBowl: A Dynamic Table Centerpiece to Mediate Group Conversations. In CHI’19 Extended Abstracts, May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland Uk. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3312775

Article

Lessons Learned on the Road to Pandemic Preparedness | Pandemic Response Catalyst Conversations

Expert panelists discuss lessons learned from COVID-19 and progress made to better prepare our public health systems.

Event

Media Lab Perspectives: Listening to Disrupt with Katherine Cramer

Listening to DisruptIn this session of the Media Lab Perspectives series, Deb Roy will engage his collaborator Kathy Cramer in ...

Thursday
May 27, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET
Video

Media Lab Perspectives: Listening to Disrupt with Katherine Cramer

Thursday May 27, 2021 ...

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Media Lab Focus

Join us remotely as we go on curated research journeys focused on a monthly theme.

Event

Black Mobility and Safety Seminar: Working while Black with Tanya Wallace-Gobern and Thomas Shapiro

Tune in for the next event of this spring, featuring Tanya Wallace-Gobern and Thomas Shapiro, on April 6 at 1pm.

Tuesday
April 6, 2021
1:00pm — 2:30pm ET
Project

SociaBowl: A Dynamic Table Centerpiece to Mediate Group Conversations

We introduce SociaBowl, a dynamic table centerpiece to promote positive social dynamics in 2-way cooperative conversations. A centerpiece...

Event

Leading Conversations in AI: Extended intelligence & humans with machines

Kate Darling, Cynthia Breazeal, and Pattie Maes of the Media Lab join Patricia Henderson for a conversation about extended intelligence.

Friday
October 8, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET
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Media Lab Focus | November 2020: Telecreativity

The Media Lab Focus series for November 2020 will present research every week on the theme of Telecreativity.

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Media Lab Focus | January 2021: Building the New Economy

The Media Lab Focus series for January 2021 will present research every week on the theme of Building the New Economy.

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Media Lab Focus | September 2020: Technology and Social Equity

The Media Lab Focus series for September 2020 will present research every week on the theme of Technology and Social Equity.

Event

Media Lab @ NeurIPS | 2020

The following Media Lab community members participated in the thirty-fourth virtual conference on Neural Information Processing Systems.

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Media Lab Focus | July 2021: New Health

The Media Lab Focus series for July 2021 will be around the theme of New Health.

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Pandemic Response Catalyst Conversations

Part of a collaboration between the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, the Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative, and MilliporeSigma

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Media Lab research response to COVID-19

The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic

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Media Lab Focus | September 2021: Aging

The theme for the ML Focus series for September 2021 will be on Aging.

Event

MLTalks: Carroll Bogert "Look Who's Talking: Non-Profit Newsmakers in the New Media Age"

LocationMIT Media Lab, Third-Floor Atrium DescriptionChanges in the media world have been hard on journalists and unsettling for news con...

Monday
September 10, 2012
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Media Lab Focus | March 2021: Mobility

The Media Lab Focus series for March 2021 will present research on the theme of Mobility.

Publication

Personality, Attitudes, and Bonding in Conversations

Jaques, N., Kim, Y. L., and Picard, R. W. "Personality, Attitudes, and Bonding in Conversations," In Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents, California, USA, September 2016.

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Media Lab research at CHI 2019

The following Media Lab groups and projects are represented at CHI 2019

Article

An Art Lover Dreams of Space: Space Enabled UROP Alana Sanchez Profiled by MIT News

Alana Sanchez combines her interests in visual arts and space research to fulfill a curiosity about the cosmos.

Article

Alana gift to MIT launches Down syndrome research center, technology program for disabilities

Foundation’s $28.6 million gift will fund science, innovation, and education to advance understanding, ability, and inclusion.

Event

ML Focus Series | Extended Intelligence—Q+A with Tulip

Future-proof your operations with Rony Kubat, co-founder of Tulip, as he shares his insights into how data-driven platforms have imp...

Thursday
May 20, 2021
1:00pm — 2:00pm ET
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Jean-Baptiste Labrune

Research Affiliate

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Bjarke Felbo

Research Assistant

Article

Cynthia Breazeal Assumes New Media Lab Role

Cynthia Breazeal has been promoted to full professor and named associate director of the Media Lab. Both appointments are effective July 1.

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Labcast

LabCAST was the Media Lab's original video feature series. It ran from 2007–2016, highlighting dozens of research projects and initiatives.

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Ekene Ijeoma Joins the MIT Media Lab

In January 2019, artist Ekene Ijeoma will join the MIT Media Lab as an assistant professor.

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Teaching at the Media Lab

To me, teaching equals sharing while learning.

Publication

Understanding and Predicting Bonding in Conversations Using Thin Slices of Facial Expressions and Body Language

Jaques, N., McDuff, D., Kim, Y. K., and Picard, R. W. "Understanding and Predicting Bonding in Conversations Using Thin Slices of Facial Expressions and Body Language," In Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents, California, USA, September 2016.

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The Poetry of Science project highlights two Media Lab students

The project pairs local poets of color with local scientists of color to create original poetry about the scientists’ work and experiences.

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Meet the Labbers

Meet the Labbers, which ran from 2016–2018, was an ongoing audio series that took listeners inside the Media Lab.

Article

Zach Lieberman joins MIT Media Lab

New adjunct associate professor combines fine arts and coding.

Article

India has been able to manage complex conversations better than US: Tenzin Priyadarshi

Priyadarshi talks to Malini Goyal on a broad range of issues.

Event

Media Lab Perspectives: Empowering End-Users through AI Transparency and Interpretability with Fernanda Viégas

We hope you'll join us for this segment of the Media Lab Perspective Series where Professor Hiroshi Ishii will welcome Fernanda Viégas

Thursday
May 13, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET
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Media Lab Perspectives: Empowering End-users Through AI Transparency and Interpretability with Fernanda Viégas

We hope you'll join us for this segment of the Media Lab Perspective Series where Professor Hiroshi Ishii will welcome Fernanda Viégas

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Media Lab Perspectives | Agency and Progress: Efficacy, Optimism, and Imagination with Martin Seligman

Agency and Progress: Efficacy, Optimism, & ImaginationWe hope you'll join us for this segment of the Media Lab Perspectives Seri...

Thursday
June 10, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET
Video

Media Lab Perspectives | Agency and Progress: Efficacy, Optimism, and Imagination with Martin Seligman

Thursday June 10, 2021 ...

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MLTalks: Dr. Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin in conversation with founder and director of the Media Lab's Affective Computing Rosalind Picard.

Tuesday
March 17, 2015
Project

Pandemic Response Catalyst Conversations

The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT Media Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative, and MilliporeSigma—the lif...