Event

Telecom Italia Big Data Challenge

LocationTrento, Italy DescriptionTelecom Italia, in association with EIT ICT Labs, MIT Media Lab, Milan Polytechnic and Trento RISE, has ...

Wednesday — Thursday
April 2, 2014 —
April 3, 2014
Publication

Reversed urbanism: Inferring urban performance through behavioral patterns in temporal telecom data

Noyman, A., Doorley, R., Xiong, Z., Alonso, L., Grignard, A. and Larson, K., 2019. Reversed urbanism: Inferring urban performance through behavioral patterns in temporal telecom data. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 46(8), pp.1480-1498.

Project

Big Ocean, Big Data

More ocean data has been collected in the last two years than in all previous years combined, and we are on a path to continue to break t...

Publication

Reversed urbanism: Inferring urban performance through behavioral patterns in temporal telecom data

Noyman, A., Doorley, R., Xiong, Z., Alonso, L., Grignard, A., & Larson, K. (2019). Reversed urbanism: Inferring urban performance through behavioral patterns in temporal telecom data. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 46(8), 1480–1498. https://doi.org/10.1177/2399808319840668

Article

Big problems, big data solutions

At EmTech 2017, Deb Roy discusses how insights gained from big data and machine learning can help us monitor the social impact of new tec...

Event

Urban Computing: Using City Dynamics to Tackle the Biggest Challenges in Urban Spaces

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-240 DescriptionThe rapid progress of urbanization on earth leads to modern cities, which provide people with a...

Tuesday
April 10, 2012
Publication

Saving Big Data from Big Mouths

Cesar A. Hidalgo

Publication

Approaches to Building Big Data Literacy

D’Ignazio, C., & Bhargava, R. (2015). Approaches to Building Big Data Literacy. In Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange 2015. New York, NY, USA.

Event

Inimitable and Iconic: Italian Design Stories in the US

 Inimitable and Iconic: Italian Design Stories in the USDr. Valentina Sumini, as designated Ambassador of Italian Design in the...

Wednesday
July 7, 2021
11:00am — 1:00pm ET
Article

Finding the blank spots in big data

Artists and designers are working to address a major problem for marginalized communities in the data economy.

Article

Big Data and Social Analytics: Reflections

Near the end of 2016 I completed an 8 week course from MIT on big data and social analytics. It was fascinating, challenging, timely, and...

Project

Big Data for Small Places

Big Data for Small Places is a quantitative study of the qualities that define our neighborhoods and our collective role in the productio...

Article

Saving Big Data From Itself

In a room at The MIT Media Lab, you can find the dreamscape of small children everywhere. Giant cities, in perfect detail, constructed en...

Article

Inici dels treballs pel desenvolupament d'una "big data" nacional

City Science collaborates on a big data project with the University of Andorra

Article

Data-Pop Alliance: Promoting a People-Centered Big Data Revolution

Article

Battling the Tyranny of Big Data

A first thing is to find ways to control how data can be used. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab are dev...

Article

Living Big Data

Event

Danielle Wood featured speaker in Italian Space Agency's "From Home to Space" Series

The US Embassy in Italy & Italian Space Agency invite you to a virtual program of the From Home to Space series

Thursday
May 7, 2020
9:00am — 10:00am ET
Event

Danielle Wood Speaks at CGIAR's 2020 Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Convention

Danielle Wood will speak in the session on "Computational Sustainability."

Wednesday
October 21, 2020
6:30am ET
Event

Responsible Data in the Time of Pandemic: GAEN-based Contact Tracing and Challenges

Tune in to the livestream at 12pm August 20 for Responsible Data in the Time of Pandemic: GAEN-based Contact Tracing and Challe...

Thursday
August 20, 2020
12:00pm — 3:00pm ET
Video

Responsible Data Summit: GAEN-based Contact Tracing and Challenges

These sessions will focus on tools for privacy-aware contact tracing.

Video

Responsible Data in the Time of Pandemic: GAEN-based Contact Tracing and Challenges

Thursday August 20, 2020 ...

Event

Viral Spaces @ IEEE 2nd International Conference on Open & Big Data 2016

LocationVienna, Austria Description Additional Related ProjectsMedRec

Tuesday
August 23, 2016
Event

Responsible Data Summit: GAEN-based Contact Tracing and Challenges

These sessions will focus on tools for privacy-aware contact tracing.

Thursday
August 13, 2020
12:00pm — 3:00pm ET
Event

Pratik Shah invited to speak at Elsevier conference AI and Big Data in Cancer: From Innovation to Impact

Talk title: Novel deep learning systems for oncology imaging, digital medicines and real world dataAbout the event:The future of med...

Sunday — Tuesday
November 15, 2020 —
November 17, 2020
11:30am — 6:10pm ET
Article

Rethinking the approach: Sandy Pentland on Big Data

Publication

Big data sensors of organic advocacy: The case of Leonardo Dicaprio and climate change

Publication

Phone Slave: A Graphical Telecommunications Interface

Chris Schmandt, Barry Arons

Publication

Conversational Telecommunications Environments

Chris Schmandt

Video

Big Picture Session | The World we Build: Radical Sustainability

During this session, Professor Danielle Wood (Space Enabled) will curate several conversations on radical sustainability.

Oct. 30, 2020
Person

Neil Gaikwad

Research Assistant

Publication

Phone Slave: A Graphical Telecommunications Interface

Chris Schmandt, Barry Arons

Person

Laura Perovich

Research Assistant

Person

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Professor of Media Arts and Sciences

Article

How tiny startup teams handle big privacy issues

Four social-impact startups reveal how they manage privacy laws and concerns—even if they’re not required to.

Person

Isha Datar

Director's Fellow

Person

Caroline Jaffe

Research Assistant

Post

Data-driven Humanitarian Mapping, KDD 2020

Neil Gaikwad from the Space Enabled research group is co-organizing the KDD Workshop on Humanitarian Mapping.

Person

Arnaud Grignard

Research Affiliate

Person

Stephen Rife

Visiting Scientist

Publication

Travel Demand and Traffic Prediction with Cell Phone Data: Calibration by Mathematical Program with Equilibrium Constraints

Doorley, R., Alonso, L., Grignard, A., Maciá, N. and Larson, K., 2020, September. Travel Demand and Traffic Prediction with Cell Phone Data: Calibration by Mathematical Program with Equilibrium Constraints. In 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC) (pp. 1-8). IEEE.

Project

Big Screen

We built an inexpensive, portable, micro-projector-based laptop extension the purpose of which is to engage real space in remote interact...

Person

Nazmus Saquib

Research Assistant

Person

Jia Zhang

Research Assistant

Post

Human Dynamics team tops Fragile Families Challenge

Media Lab researchers win three of six categories in inaugural contest.

Person

Luis Alberto Alonso Pastor

Research Scientist

Project

BigBarChart

BigBarChart is an immersive, 3D bar chart that provides a new physical way for people to interact with data. It takes data beyond visuali...

Person

Elizabeth Christoforetti

Urban Designer, Social Computing

Publication

Using mobile phone data to estimate dynamic population changes and improve the understanding of a pandemic: A case study in Andorra

Berke, A., Doorley, R., Alonso, L., Pons, M., Arroyo, V., & Larson, K. (2021). Using mobile phone data to estimate dynamic population changes and improve the understanding of a pandemic: A case study in Andorra.

Project

City Science Lab @ Andorra

Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...

Publication

Beyond Data Literacy: Reinventing Community Engagement and Empowerment in the Age of Data

Letouzé, E., Noonan, A., Bhargava, R., Deahl, E., Sangokoya, D., & Shoup, N. (2015, September). Beyond Data Literacy: Reinventing Community Engagement and Empowerment in the Age of Data. Data-Pop Alliance.

Person

Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye

Research Affiliate

Publication

Designing Opportune Stress Intervention Delivery Timing using Multi-modal Data

Sano, A., Johns, P., Czerwinski, M. "Designing Opportune Stress Intervention Delivery Timing using Multi-modal Data," International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), San Antonio, Texas, October 2017.

Publication

Data Visualization in the First Person

DeCamp, P. "Data Visualization in the First Person"

Article

Future bright: SA data scientist awarded scholarship to study at MIT in Massachusetts

Lynn Cameron highlights Human Dynamics student Tobin South and his path from the University of Adelaide to the Media Lab.

Person

J. Ira Winder

Research Scientist

Post

Big Picture Sessions

These discussions, each of which was dedicated to a timely, urgent topic, were livestreamed as part of our recent Out of Lab Experience.

Person

Nan Zhao

Research Affiliate

Series

Fall 2020 OoLE: Big Picture Sessions

Each of these discussions was dedicated to a timely, urgent topic.

Oct. 30, 2020
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Big Picture Session | The World we Build: Resilience Across Scales

This session explores resilience at the Human, Community, and Society levels.

Oct. 30, 2020
Post

The FiftyNifty challenge

FiftyNifty.org takes the hassle out of calling your lawmakers.

Article

Big idea famine

I believe that 30 years from now people will look back at the beginning of our century and wonder what we were doing and thinking.

Event

Big Picture Session | The World we Build: Resilience Across Scales

This session explores resilience at the Human, Community, and Society levels.

Tuesday
October 27, 2020
12:00pm — 1:30pm ET
Person

Sohan Dsouza

Research Assistant

Person

Conor Russomanno

Research Affiliate