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.

Video

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.

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

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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Linda Peterson

Director, Academic Program Administration

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Peter A. Torpey

Postdoctoral Associate

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Benjamin Peters

Research Assistant

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Peter Rombult

MITemp, Grants Administrator

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 29, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm
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Peter Cohen

Director of Development and Strategy

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Peter Williams

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Peter Krafft

Research Assistant

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Erica Peterson

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Chris Peterson

Person

Peter Godart

Person

Erica Peterson

Type/Code

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Peter Gorniak

Alumnus, Cognitive Machines

Person

Peter D. Pflanz

Systems Engineer

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Rachael Petersen

Research Assistant

Person

Jannik Peters

Research Assistant

Person

Peter Beshai

Visiting Scientist

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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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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.

Person

Peter Gabriel

Founder, Real World Studios

Event

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
Article

I'm Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab. I'm leading the selection committee for the Media Lab's Disobedience Award. Ask me anything!

I'm here to answer your questions about the award, my views on disobedience, and, of course, anything else.

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

Call for nominations: MIT Media Lab’s Disobedience Award

The Disobedience Award has closed.

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Media Lab Focus

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

Article

Flint water crisis whistle-blowers win MIT Media Lab's 'Disobedience Award'

The pediatrician and professor who first drew national attention to the water crisis in Flint received the first Disobedience Award.

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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.

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

Media Lab’s new head

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

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 @ 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.

Article

Media Lab conference addresses gender bias, diversity, and inclusion in STEM

Megan Smith ’86, SM ’88 and other thought leaders offer advice to students on how women in STEM fields can develop skills for navigating ...

Post

Style and Idea: Schoenberg and the Media Lab

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

Post

Announcing the winners of the 2017 Media Lab Disobedience Award

Congratulations to winners Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and Professor Marc Edwards

Person

Jean-Baptiste Labrune

Research Affiliate

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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: Shaka Senghor and Martha Minow

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

Friday
February 7, 2014
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: Helene Langevin, MD, and Peter Wayne, PhD

Minding the gaps in medical research: Helene Langevin, MD, and Peter Wayne, PhD in conversation with Tenzin Priyadarshi

Wednesday
February 8, 2017
2:00pm — 3:30pm
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

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: 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
Post

Teaching at the Media Lab

To me, teaching equals sharing while learning.

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
Event

MLTalks: Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin and Cameron Kerry

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin in conversation with Cameron Kerry.

Friday
February 27, 2015
Video

MLTalks: Helene Langevin, MD, and Peter Wayne, PhD

Minding the gaps in medical research: Helene Langevin, MD, and Peter Wayne, PhD in conversation with Tenzin Priyadarshi

Feb. 8, 2017