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
Video

Media Lab Conversations Series: Carroll Bogert

Sept. 10, 2012
Event

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
Person

Matthew Carroll

Research Scientist

Event

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.

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
June 24, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET
Article

Dava Newman becomes director of MIT Media Lab

Dava Newman is a visionary astronautics researcher, explorer, and expert on human adaptation to space.

Post

Media Lab Focus | July 2021: New Health

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

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...

Article

Look Who’s Talking

Video

Media Lab Perspectives: You are RIGHT! Right? with Juan Enriquez

Thursday April 15, 2021 ...

Post

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.

Article

Media Lab’s new head

Aero-astro professor Dava Newman, noted for her pioneering spacesuit designs, will take over in July.

Post

Whose deaths matter? New research on Black Lives Matter and media attention

New research published in the International Journal of Communication

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 ...

Post

Meet the Media Lab’s New Learning Innovation Fellows

The Media Lab is thrilled to announce our inaugural cohort of Learning Innovation fellows for the 2016–2017 academic year.

Event

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
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.

Video

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

Thursday June 10, 2021 ...

Publication

Look Who's Talking: Mechanisms for Sharing Interpersonal Context and Social Titles as Awareness Information

Adcock, M. "Look Who's Talking: Mechanisms for Sharing Interpersonal Context and Social Titles as Awareness Information"

Person

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of the Practice in Media Arts and Sciences

Event

Media Lab Perspectives: You are RIGHT! Right? with Juan Enriquez

Join this ML Perspectives segment, hosted by Professor Pattie Maes, where Juan Enriquez will discuss ethics and technology.

Thursday
April 15, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET
Article

Professor Dava Newman named new director of MIT Media Lab

Newman is the first female director of the lab.

Person

Anushka Shah

Research Manager, Media Cloud

Person

Rahul Bhargava

Research Scientist

Post

Introducing the 2018-19 MIT Media Lab Learning Fellows

Our new cohort is the most diverse yet—bringing together graduate students from eight Media Lab research groups.

Post

Media Lab research response to COVID-19

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

Article

A Look Inside the MIT Media Lab

Post

Media Lab Focus | September 2021: Aging

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

Post

Q&A: Inside the Media Lab's New Website

The MIT Media Lab's new website is yours to explore. Listen to this interview to delve into its design thinking.

Person

Anastasia Ostrowski

Research Assistant

Article

MIT Media Lab’s new knitted keyboard showcases the power of smart textiles

KnittedKeyboard II seeks is an interactive, textile-based musical device with the familiar layout of piano keys.

Group

Sociable Media

The Sociable Media group investigates issues concerning identity and society in the networked world. We address such questions as how do ...

Publication

Whose Death Matters? A Quantitative Analysis of Media Attention to Deaths of Black Americans in Police Confrontations, 2013–2016

Zuckerman, E., Matias, J., Bhargava, R., Bermejo, F., & Ko, A. (2019). Whose Death Matters? A Quantitative Analysis of Media Attention to Deaths of Black Americans in Police Confrontations, 2013–2016. International Journal Of Communication, 13, 27. Retrieved from https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/8782

Post

Media Lab announces 2017 Director’s Fellows

Announcing 10 new Director’s Fellows who'll bring their diverse experiences to the Media Lab.

Post

Ekene Ijeoma Joins the MIT Media Lab

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

Article

Zach Lieberman joins MIT Media Lab

New adjunct associate professor combines fine arts and coding.

Post

LEGO Papert Fellowships at the MIT Media Lab

The LEGO Foundation, a long-time supporter of the MIT Media Lab, has endowed a graduate student fellowship program to honor the...

Article

Dr. Dava Newman: Leading Innovative Minds at the MIT Media Lab

Dava Newman talks to the Seneca Women’s Podcast Network about diversity, interdisciplinary research, and transforming ideas into reality.

Post

Media Lab Focus

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

Article

Fast Company Interviews Dava Newman About the Future of the Media Lab

Dava Newman, the new head of MIT’s Media Lab, wants the lab to take on bigger problems and reach out into the community.

Post

Meet the MIT Media Lab Learning Fellows

Welcoming three LEGO Papert Fellows and six Learning Innovation Fellows to our new cohort

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

Book Looks at Media Lab’s "Digital Magicians"

Person

Cynthia Breazeal

Professor of Media Arts and Sciences

Post

Media Lab X.0: Anthology of Tomorrows

As a part of Proseminar in Media Arts and Sciences, the newly-minted PhD cohort works together to envision future Media Lab research groups

Post

Next steps for the Media Lab

The Lab has always succeeded on the strength of its people, and through the creativity, originality, and vigor of its research.

Person

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Professor of Media Arts and Sciences

Article

Call for nominations: MIT Media Lab’s Disobedience Award

The Disobedience Award has closed.

Post

Media Lab Startup Showcase

Wednesday October 235:00-6:00pm

Post

Teaching at the Media Lab

To me, teaching equals sharing while learning.

Article

Media Lab Founder Looks Back at Predictions of Future

Event

Media Lab Summer Camp 2021: Pathable Instruction

Event Platform - Pathable: Instructionこの度は、Media Lab Summer Camp 2021 にご登録を下さり、誠にありがとうございます。Event Platform (Pathable: パサブル)からの招待メールを受領い...

Friday — Sunday
June 18, 2021 —
June 27, 2021
Post

Diversity Series

The MAS Diversity Series brings the Media Lab community together to develop skills and explore ideas of diversity and social justice...

Article

A new program wants to help more people in news orgs — beyond journalists — get literate with data

News organizations these days are spending a lot of time and energy making sure that data plays a central role in their newsrooms. But fe...

Publication

Talking Machines: Democratizing the Design of Voice-Based Agents for the Home

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...

Post

Media Lab Focus | November 2020: Telecreativity

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