Event

MLTalks: Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin and Cameron Kerry

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin in conversation with Cameron Kerry.

Friday
February 27, 2015
Video

MLTalks: Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin and Cameron Kerry

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin in conversation with Cameron Kerry.

Person

Cameron Kerry

Visiting Scholar

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
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: Carroll Bogert

Sept. 10, 2012
Video

Media Lab Conversations Series: Guts and Genius

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

Article

Cameron Kerry Joins MIT Media Lab As Visiting Scholar

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.

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...

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.

Article

New Episode Tonight! Cambridge Nights: Conversations about a Life in Science

Project

Pandemic Response Catalyst Conversations

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

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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MLTalks Series

Learn more about our MLTalks series, including upcoming events.

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...

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.

Publication

Common Sense Conversations: Understanding Casual Conversation using a Common Sense Database

Nathan Eagle, Push Singh, Alex Pentland

Event

Tod Machover @ Composing Conversations, Dallas

LocationThe Dallas Opera, Hamon Hall Winspear Opera House Description

Tuesday
September 18, 2012
Project

Predicting Bonding in Conversations

We show that using thin slices (< 1 minute) of facial expression and body language data, we can train a deep neural network to predict...

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
Publication

Proto-conversations with an anthropomorphic robot

C. Breazeal

Person

Mark Grinstein-Camacho

Administrative Assistant

Article

Who sparks more UNcivil conversations on Twitter - Trump or Clinton?

Publication

Topic Modeling in Twitter: Aggregating Tweets by Conversations

David Alvarez-Melis, Martin Saveski

Article

Rude Awakening Who sparks more UNcivil conversations on Twitter — Trump or Clinton?

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
Publication

Automated Coach to Practice Conversations

M. Ehsan Hoque, Rosalind W. Picard

Event

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
Post

Media Lab research at CHI 2019

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

Publication

Conversational Scene Analysis

Basu, S. "Conversational Scene Analysis"

Person

Alejandro Noriega Campero

Research Assistant

Person

Joanne Leong

Research Assistant

Event

MLTalks: Mark Bauman

Mark Bauman in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Monday
September 23, 2013
Event

MLTalks: Baratunde Thurston

Baratunde Thurston in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Thursday
January 10, 2013
Event

MLTalks: Yancey Strickler

Kickstarter's Yancey Strickler in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Wednesday
April 3, 2013
Post

Meet the Labbers: Cameron Taylor

"Think—what are people not expecting to happen yet and how can I make that happen?"

Event

MLTalks: Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Wednesday
April 4, 2012
Event

MLTalks: Sarah Parcak

Archaeologist Sarah Parcak in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Thursday
September 11, 2014
Event

MLTalks: J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Tuesday
November 27, 2012
Event

MLTalks: Beth Noveck

Founder and Director of The Governance Lab Beth Noveck in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Wednesday
May 29, 2013
Event

MLTalks: Judith Donath

Judith Donath in conversation with Center for Civic Media Director Ethan Zuckerman and Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Thursday
June 12, 2014
Event

MLTalks: George Church

American geneticist, molecular engineer, and chemist George Church in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Friday
May 2, 2014
Publication

Computers to Help with Conversations: Affective Framework to Enhance Human Nonverbal Skills

Hoque, M. E. "Computers to Help with Conversations: Affective Framework to Enhance Human Nonverbal Skills"

Article

MIT Media Lab Demos Wearable Fundus Camera

Person

Viirj Kan

Research Assistant

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: Scott Cook

Leadership for the Innovation Age: Intuit's Scott Cook in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Wednesday
October 10, 2012
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: Colleen Macklin

Colleen Macklin in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Event

MLTalks: Christine Sun Kim

Christine Sun Kim in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Event

MLTalks: Sam Kass

Sam Kass, Nutrition Policy Advisor and Personal Chef to President Obama, in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Monday
February 23, 2015
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
Event

MLTalks: Katy Croff Bell

Ocean Exploration Trust and National Geographic ocean explorer Dr. Katy Croff Bell in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Friday
June 27, 2014
Event

MLTalks: Rob Pardo

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. Chief Creative Officer Rob Pardo in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Wednesday
May 7, 2014
Event

MLTalks: Shaka Senghor and Martha Minow

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

Friday
February 7, 2014
Event

MLTalks: Khalida Brohi

Founder and Executive Director of the Sughar Empowerment Society Khalida Brohi in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Wednesday
November 20, 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
Event

MLTalks: Jack Schulze

Jack Schulze in conversation with Kevin Slavin.

Thursday
August 1, 2013
Event

MLTalks: Howard Rheingold

Howard Rheingold in conversation with Joi and Mimi Ito.

Thursday
May 10, 2012