Event

MLTalks: Jack Schulze

Jack Schulze in conversation with Kevin Slavin.

Thursday
August 1, 2013
Video

MLTalks: Jack Schulze

Jack Schulze in conversation with Kevin Slavin.

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

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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Jack Forman

Research Assistant

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Jacky Mallett

Research Assistant

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Jack Wanderman

Person

Jack Reid

Research Assistant

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
April 15, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm
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Blake Jackson

Person

Chia-Hsun (Jackie) Lee

Research Assistant

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Jack Reid speaks at Falling Walls Lab Boston

Twenty innovators and trailblazers were selected out of a pool of candidates to pitch their idea that breaks down scientific and social wall

Thursday
September 26, 2019
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Event

Media Lab @ AIAA ASCEND 2020

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), composed of nearly 30,000 engineers and scientists from 91 countries, ...

Monday — Wednesday
November 16, 2020 —
November 18, 2020
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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.

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Media Lab @ 2020 International Astronautical Congress

Due to Covid-19, the 71st International Astronautical Congress, IAC 2020, is a Cyberspace Edition offered without registration fee, ...

Monday — Wednesday
October 12, 2020 —
October 14, 2020
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Media Lab Perspectives: Listening to Disrupt with Kathy Cramer

In this session of the Media Lab Perspectives series, Deb Roy will engage his collaborator Kathy Cramer in conversation. Kathy ...

Thursday
May 27, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm
Post

In Memory of Jack Driscoll

Do you know why a stringer is called a stringer? Jack did.

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Jack Reid Presents to CICATA Queretaro-IPN

Jack Reid will present on his research as part of a seminar series organized around science, technology, and innovation for the common good.

Tuesday
November 10, 2020
6:00pm — 7:00pm
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Media Lab Focus

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

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 @ UIST2020

The following Media Lab community members are participating in the virtual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST).

Tuesday — Friday
October 20, 2020 —
October 23, 2020
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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.

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Media Lab @ NeurIPS | 2020

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

Article

Peers reflect on life of former Globe editor Jack Driscoll

On the Seacoast, Jack Driscoll is remembered as a Rye resident who brought citizen journalism to the community through “Rye Reflections."

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
Post

Fast Company's 2020 Innovation by Design Awards: Media Lab Honorees

The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.

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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.

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Media Lab research at CHI 2019

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

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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Tangible Media

We live on the border between two worlds: our physical environment and cyberspace. People have developed sophisticated ski...

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Tod Machover

Muriel R. Cooper Professor of Music and Media

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Papers by Media Lab researchers and alumni recognized with Honorable Mentions at CHI 2019

Congratulations!

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Jean-Baptiste Labrune

Research Affiliate

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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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.

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.

Article

Zach Lieberman joins MIT Media Lab

New adjunct associate professor combines fine arts and coding.

Post

Meet the Labbers

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

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
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...

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
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