Event

LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman "How to Benefit 100 Million People"

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-674 DescriptionAn accomplished entrepreneur, executive, and angel investor, Reid Hoffman has played an integral …

Monday
July 18, 2011
Person

Reid Hoffman

Co-founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock Partners

Video

MLTalks: Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Article

Reid Hoffman: It’s time to change Silicon Valley culture

Reid Hoffman likes to say, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Usually, he’s referring to tech companies like the ones he has fo…

Event

MLTalks: Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

Wednesday
April 4, 2012
Person

Ellen N. Hoffman

Special Projects

Person

Moshe Hoffman

Research Affiliate

Person

Jack Reid

Research Assistant

Person

Todd Reid

Research Affiliate

Person

Guy Hoffman

Postdoctoral Associate

Article

Reid Hoffman: A.I. Is Going to Change Everything About Managing Teams

Person

Rebecca Grace Reid

Financial Officer

Article

Manufacturing Software Company Tulip Raises $100 Million To Give Factory Workers Cloud-Based Tools

Spinoff Tulip, an E14 Fund company founded by alumni Natan Linder and Rony Kubat, has received a new round of investment financing.

Article

How can AI benefit everyone?

Video: AI for all, not just a few.

Article

How to be the steward of your idea, with Affectiva's Rana el Kalioub‪y

Former Labber Rana el Kaliouby, current CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, talks with Reid Hoffman during an episode of Masters of Scale.

Event

Danielle Wood gives talk on societal benefits of space at Bermuda Aquarium

MIT professor Dr. Danielle Wood to host talk: "Technology from Space Helps Keep us Safe on Earth"On Monday, July 1, Dr. Danielle Wood from …

Monday
July 1, 2019
6:30pm — 8:30pm ET
Person

Sarah Hoffmann

Article

World's 100 most influential people in digital government 2019

Commending a formidable variety of international change-makers driving digital transformation in government.

Publication

Reinforcement Learning with Human Teachers: Understanding how people want to teach robots

A. L. Thomaz, G. Hoffman, C. Breazeal

Post

MIT Media Lab to participate in new $27 million initiative on ethics and governance in AI

Bridging the gap between the humanities, the social sciences, and computing by addressing the global challenges of artificial intelligence.

Article

Media Lab to Launch Wellness Initiative with $1 Million Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant

New program, Advancing Wellness, combines academics with on-the-ground initiatives to promote better health at MIT and beyond.

Article

How Breaking the Rules Could Win You $250,000

Interview with Joi Ito about the first-ever Disobedience Award

Article

Mitchel Resnick among Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People

Event

Conducting a benefits assessment for restoration of wetlands on cranberry farmland

The talk focuses on what the Living Observatory project team learned about the benefits of wetland restoration on retired cranberry farmland

Wednesday
December 15, 2021
3:00pm — 4:30pm ET
Event

How Creative People Arrive at Good Ideas

LocationCourtyard Marriott, Rio Grande Ballroom, 300 E. 4th St. Description#sxsw #How2CreateThis is not a panel about “Aha! moments.” There…

Sunday
March 9, 2014
Article

How Headspace Health is tackling the global mental health crisis

CNBC profiles Headspace Health, which was formed through a merger between spinoff Ginger and meditation + mindfulness app company Headspace.

Article

How many famous people will die in 2017?

In 2016 hundreds of famous people died. David Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali, Fidel Castro, Carrie Fisher, Gene Wilder, George Michael, Vera R…

Publication

How to build robots that make friends and influence people.

Breazeal, C., Scassellati, B.

Video

MLTalks with Douglas Rushkoff—Team Human: How people, together, can rule the digital future

Kate Darling hosts a talk with Douglas Rushkoff, discussing his new book and the various topics related to it.

Project

Teshima 8 Million Lab

Teshima 8 Million Lab is the first Shinto shrine worshipping a genetically engineered life—a silkworm created in Sputniko!'s new work Red...

Event

Civic Lunch: P. Sainath, The People's Archive of Rural India (PARI)

P. Sainath, veteran journalist on rural affairs, poverty, and inequality in India, will be speaking at the Center for Civic Media.

Article

Study: Social robots can benefit hospitalized children

Interacting with a robotic teddy bear invented at MIT boosted young patients’ positive emotions, engagement, and activity level.

Event

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 ET
Person

Jeff Howe

Visiting Scholar

Article

Study: More people walked during the pandemic, but how much depended on their income level

Boston.com reports on research conducted by Human Dynamics head Sandy Pentland, visiting professor Esteban Moro, and collaborators.

Article

New Bionics Center Established at MIT with $24 Million Gift

The center is funded by a $24 million gift to MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research from philanthropist Lisa Yang.

Event

MLTalks with Douglas Rushkoff—Team Human: How people, together, can rule the digital future

MLTalks with Douglas Rushkoff, hosted by Kate Darling

Thursday
February 7, 2019
2:00pm — 3:00pm ET
Project

Let's Talk Privacy: Exploring how privacy and data governance policies translate into practice

Let’s Talk Privacy explores how the implementation of privacy and data governance policies might impact a variety of fields.Project Let’s...

Article

Visualizing the major gap between media election coverage and what people are actually talking about

Event

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 ET
Post

Golda Nguyen and Jack Reid Awarded Soffen Fund Travel Grant

The Soffen Memorial Fund Committee selected Golda Nguyen and Jack Reid for their research success, interdisciplinary work, and service.

Article

Bringing the benefits of in-person collaboration to the virtual world

The startup Spatial uses an augmented reality platform to make people feel like they’re working side by side.

Event

Christine Joseph and Jack Reid to present papers at IEEE Aerospace Conference

The international IEEE Aerospace Conference is organized to promote interdisciplinary understanding of aerospace systems.

Monday — Friday
March 4, 2019 —
March 8, 2019
Article

FIGUR8 Raises $12 Million To Take The Guesswork Out Of Musculoskeletal Diagnostics

Forbes highlights spinoff Figur8 and its most recent funding round, which raised $12 million.

Article

The Root 100 2019

The Root 100 is our annual list of the most influential African Americans, ages 25 to 45.

Article

TED Talk: How AI is making it easier to diagnose disease

What if we could drastically reduce the amount of data needed to train an AI, making diagnoses low-cost and more effective?

Publication

Robots that work in collaboration with people

G. Hoffman, C. Breazeal

Publication

Robots that Work in Collaboration with People

G. Hoffman, C. Breazeal

Publication

100-fold linear expansion of biological samples for nanoscale imaging

D. SARKAR, A. T. WASSIE, A. PAYNE, K. D. PIATKEVICH, D. ORAN, J.-B. CHANG, E. S. BOYDEN. Society for Neuroscience, 2016.

Event

Design Justice: A talk and discussion with Sasha Costanza-Chock, Catherine D’Ignazio, and Jaleesa Trapp

Sasha Costanza-Chock will present key insights from their book Design Justice.

Wednesday
August 12, 2020
2:00pm — 3:15pm ET
Article

Six local biomed researchers awarded $8 million apiece, with no strings attached

Because the funding has no strings attached, HHMI investigators are free to pursue their wildest scientific ideas.

Article

How should autonomous vehicles be programmed?

Massive global Moral Machine study reveals ethics preferences and regional differences

Article

What did people use before Google to search the web?

Among other experts, Ethan Zuckerman reminisces about human-curated web directories and the mule-powered web browser.

Article

A genetically modified organism could end malaria and save millions of lives — if we decide to use it

The debate over whether to use genetically modified mosquitoes to fight malaria, explained.

Project

Displays for the $100 Laptop

We are creating thirty-dollar, sunlight-readable, low-power, and high-resolution displays for laptop computers. We are focusing on the re...

Publication

Experiments in socially guided machine learning: understanding how humans teach

Thomaz, A. L., Hoffman, G., Breazeal, C.

Article

$8.5 Million in New Funding for txteagle

Article

Volta Labs grabs $20 million to address a growing genomics bottleneck

Volta Labs, co-founded by alumni Udayan Umapathi and Will Langford, has announced a $20 million Series A funding round.

Article

How Robots Can Help Kids Develop Social Skills

A robot ethicist explores exciting new research that suggests that cute robots can help kids overcome social anxiety.

Article

Wise Systems Raises $50 Million in Series C Financing

Wise Systems’ real-time, automated system powers delivery and service operations with drivers worldwide across the last-mile industry.

Event

Danielle Wood & Jack Reid Speak at Mexican Congress of Space Medicine 2020

Danielle Wood will present on "The Vida Decision Support System: Using Geospatial Data to Inform Policy During COVID."

Thursday
October 8, 2020
12:30pm ET
Article

How to solve real estate’s greatest challenges

Alum Hasier Larrea talks about how Ori, the Media Lab spinoff he co-founded, is approaching two of the real estate industry's challenges.

Video

Design Justice: A talk and discussion with Sasha Costanza-Chock, Catherine D’Ignazio, and Jaleesa Trapp

Sasha Costanza-Chock presents key insights from their book Design Justice.

Aug. 14, 2020