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: Guts and Genius

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

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
Event

MLTalks: Tim O'Reilly

Towards a Global Brain: Tim O'Reilly in conversation with Director of Center for Civic Media Ethan Zuckerman.

Wednesday
April 18, 2012
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
May 13, 2021
12:00pm — 1:00pm
Event

Media Lab @ O'Reilly Solid Conference

LocationSan Francisco, CA DescriptionSpeaker ScheduleJoi Ito: Co-host and keynote speakerMay 21, 9:45am | Nadya Peek: Making Machines tha...

Wednesday — Thursday
May 21, 2014 —
May 22, 2014
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Media Lab Focus | May 2021: Extended Intelligence

The Media Lab Focus series for May 2021 will be around the theme of Extended Intelligence.

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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.

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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.

Event

Media Lab Perspectives: Listening to Disrupt with Kathy 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
Project

Data Portrait Study Series: Social Maps of Time and Space

We study different methods to depict the ways that people are spending their time in their lived environments. We look at people's relati...

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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...

Project

SeqCLR: Self-supervised learning of features for time-series data

Interpreting human electroencephalogram (EEG) is a challenging task and requires years of medical training. We present a framework for le...

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.

Person

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Professor of Media Arts and Sciences

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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

Advancing Wellbeing Seminar Series: Timothy Bickmore

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionOne third of US adults have low health literacy, the ability to obtain, read, and use healthcar...

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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.

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.

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.

Video

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

Thursday April 15, 2021 ...

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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

It's time for next-generation remote collaboration

With large-scale gatherings being put on-hold, it's proving time for digital engagement tech.

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

New York Times Features New Media Lab Director

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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.

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 research at CHI 2019

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

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
Event

MLTalks: Jaron Lanier

How to Love and Criticize Technology at the Same Time: Jaron Lanier in conversation with Ken Perlin, Hiroshi Ishii, and Pattie Maes.

Wednesday
March 5, 2014
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
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My Media Lab year

A visiting scientist from NHK, Takahito Ito joined the Lab as a company member and left as a crew member.

Person

Jean-Baptiste Labrune

Research Affiliate

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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

Video

MLTalks: Tim O'Reilly

Towards a Global Brain: Tim O'Reilly in conversation with Director of Center for Civic Media Ethan Zuckerman.

Event

ML Focus Series | Extended Intelligence - Q&A with Tulip

Future-proof your operations with Rony Kubat, co-founder of Tulip, as he shares his insights into how data-driven platforms have imp...

Thursday
May 20, 2021
1:00pm — 2:00pm
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Teaching at the Media Lab

To me, teaching equals sharing while learning.

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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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Living the Media Lab experience with the 2018 MSRP interns

By Monica Orta

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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.

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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.

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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Style and Idea: Schoenberg and the Media Lab

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

Person

Tod Machover

Muriel R. Cooper Professor of Music and Media

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Canan Dagdeviren joins the Media Lab

Assistant professor leads Conformable Decoders, a new research group at the Media Lab.

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Media Lab Startup Showcase

Wednesday October 235:00-6:00pm

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Media Lab announces 2017 Director’s Fellows

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

Person

Neo (Mostafa) Mohsenvand

Research Assistant

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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...