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

MLTalks: Damien Echols and Shaka Senghor

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

May 16, 2013
Person

Shaka Senghor

Director's Fellows Program Alumnus

Event

MLTalks: Shaka Senghor and Martha Minow

Shaka Senghor and Martha Minow in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Friday
February 7, 2014
Video

MLTalks: Shaka Senghor and Martha Minow

Shaka Senghor and Martha Minow in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Event

Shaka Senghor: Writing My Wrongs

LocationMIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater DescriptionShaka Senghor was one of the first group of Director's Fellows at the Media Lab. On Marc...

Wednesday
March 16, 2016
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

Joi Ito, Shaka Senghor, Linda Stone, Jeff Sturges, Baratunde Thurston @ TEDxMidwest

LocationChicago, IL DescriptionMedia Lab Director Joi Ito, Director's Fellows Shaka Senghor, Jeff Sturges, and Baratunde Thurston, and Ad...

Thursday — Saturday
May 2, 2013 —
May 4, 2013
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
Video

Media Lab Conversations Series: Carroll Bogert

Sept. 10, 2012
Event

MLTalks: Joi Ito and the Director's Fellows

Director of the Media Lab Joi Ito in conversation with the Director's Fellows.

Friday
January 23, 2015
Video

MLTalks: Joi Ito and the Director's Fellows

Director of the Media Lab Joi Ito in conversation with the Director's Fellows.

Jan. 23, 2015
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
Post

MLTalks Series

Learn more about our MLTalks series, including upcoming events.

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
Video

Media Lab Perspectives: Listening to Disrupt with Katherine Cramer

Thursday May 27, 2021 ...

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

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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.

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 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

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

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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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.

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
Video

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

Thursday June 10, 2021 ...

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

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
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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

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 | March 2021: Mobility

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

Post

Style and Idea: Schoenberg and the Media Lab

As an intellect and creator, Schoenberg would have fit right into the Lab.

Post

Media Lab research at CHI 2019

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

Event

MLTalks: Guts and Genius

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

Tuesday
March 3, 2015
Event

MLTalks: Greg Brandeau and Josh Sarantitis

Former Disney CTO Greg Brandeau and collaborative community artist Josh Sarantitis in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Monday
April 29, 2013
Event

MLTalks: IDEO's David and Tom Kelley

IDEO's David and Tom Kelly in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Tuesday
July 23, 2013
Person

Jean-Baptiste Labrune

Research Affiliate

Event

MLTalks: Peter Grauer, Vladimir Kliatchko, and Shawn Edwards

Technology Driving Global Media and Finance: Peter Grauer, Vladimir Kliatchko, and Shawn Edwards in conversation at the Media Lab.

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.

Post

Teaching at the Media Lab

To me, teaching equals sharing while learning.

Post

Ekene Ijeoma Joins the MIT Media Lab

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

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
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

MLTalks: Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin and Cameron Kerry

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin in conversation with Cameron Kerry.

Friday
February 27, 2015
Article

Zach Lieberman joins MIT Media Lab

New adjunct associate professor combines fine arts and coding.

Person

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Professor of Media Arts and Sciences

Event

Catalyst Conversations: Tod Machover and Kevin Esvelt

LocationMIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater DescriptionIn a world capable of destroying itself, composer Tod Machover and evolutionary biologis...

Monday
March 28, 2016
Post

Sasha Costanza-Chock joins the Media Lab and Department of Urban Studies + Planning

The appointment is effective July 1.

Article

Climate Conversations, S2E3: How will Human Beings Adapt to a Changing Climate?

How well have humans adapted to the current climate, and how will we adapt to new climate complexities?This week, the Climate Conversatio...