Event

Wadah Khanfar: "One Year After Mubarak: The Past and Future of the 'Arab Spring'"

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14 6th Floor DescriptionJoin the Facebook eventCo-HostsMIT Media LabCenter for Civic MediaThe Berkman Center for ...

Friday
February 24, 2012
Publication

MIT Media Laboratory: a view after ten years

Chris Schmandt

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Signal Kinetics: Year One

Fadel Adib reflects on the whirlwind first year of his group, Signal Kinetics.

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SEI Exhibition at Ars Electronica 2019: 50 Years After the Moon

Ars Electronica FestivalSeptember 5-9, 2019 at POSTCITY, Linz, Austria 50 years after the Apollo 11 lunar landing, we are seein...

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Bob Hendrikx

Research Affiliate

Article

After reflecting on the past, MIT’s Media Lab is back to the future

In the Boston Globe, Media Lab director Dava Newman shares her vision for the future.

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David Kobia

Director's Fellows Program Alumnus

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Allison Tauziet

Director's Fellow

Article

HubWeek 2019 celebrates five years of connecting MIT, Boston, and the world

Greater Boston’s annual festival of ideas finds new avenues for celebrating and connecting innovators.

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Adam Foss

Director's Fellow

Publication

One to One Connections: Building a Community Learning Culture

Urrea, C. "One to One Connections: Building a Community Learning Culture"

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10+ years of Human 2.0

Revisit Human 2.0, a 2007 Media Lab symposium focused on the future of human adaptability.

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Planning the future after COVID-19

Kevin Esvelt, Kent Larson, Esteban Moro, Sandy Pentland, Beth Porter, Ron Rivest, and Ramesh Raskar will each present a short talk.

Saturday
April 4, 2020
9:00am — 10:00am ET
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Sputniko! @ Afterglow

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Sunday
February 2, 2014
Article

Aashini Shah one of 13 MIT undergrads, graduate students, and alumni awarded Fulbright fellowships in 2022–23

Sponsored by the US Department of State, the Fulbright US Student Program offers grants in over 150 countries.

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A Welcome Well Done: Onboarding Insights from Week One with DLCS

A look at the special touches that DLCS has added to its process for onboarding new group members.

Article

Extremely dextrous robot arm uses AI to solve Rubik's Cube one-handed

The extremely dextrous robot features a 24-joint human-hand-like design and took only four minutes to complete the task.

Article

Why Sierra Leone appointed a 31-year old MIT PhD as its first chief innovation officer

For years African countries have championed the idea of solving the continent’s myriad of problems with innovation and innovative thinkers.

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Celebrating 10 years of Scratch

Scratch Day @ MIT was one of over 1,110 such events around the world in May.

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The Big Conversation - Machine Yearning

Cynthia Breazeal is featured in The Big Conversation: Machine Yearning, part of a conversation series running at the Sundance Film Festival.

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NoPeek-Infer: Preventing face reconstruction attacks in distributed inference after on-premise training

NoPeek-Infer: Preventing face reconstruction attacks in distributed inference after on-premise training

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Culture's Founding Story: An Interview with CEO Will Patrick

One year after launching the company, Culture Biosciences’ co-founder and CEO, Will Patrick, discusses his, and Culture’s, journey.

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Earthrise, 50 years later

Thoughts from the Media Lab's Space Enabled group and Space Exploration Initiative

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2017: The Year that Was

It’s been a turbulent 2017 here at the Media Lab and in the world beyond.

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A 29-Year-Old CEO Who's Shaking Up Diagnostics & Other Stories From The 2019 Healthcare 30 Under 30

Biomechatronics researcher Tyler Clites and Synthetic Neurobiology researcher Fei Chen are among the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees.

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Jacob Collier isn’t the only wizard behind his one-man show

Jacob Collier calls from Chile, where he’s in the middle of a South American tour. He’s a long way from the London bedroom where he got h...

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2016: A year in the life of the Lab

By Joi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab

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If You Ever Read An Article on Online Voting: Make It This One

"Out of those approximately 17,000 articles, I profoundly enjoyed and learned from this one, written by Alex Berke, MIT Media Lab."

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Rob Pardo

Director's Fellow

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Planning the future after Covid-19

Saturday April 4, 2020 ...

April 6, 2020
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The DIY Geiger counter that united scientists after Fukushima

The Safecast has revolutionized citizen science.

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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.

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Earthrise | A 50 Year Contemplation

In December of 1968, the first human voyage to the moon catapulted the population of Earth into a new era of space exploration and self-r...

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Keeper: Online conversation support scaffolding modeled after ancient and modern social technologies

Emergence, when an entity is observed to have properties its parts do not have on their own, is an awe inducing phenomenon seen within na...

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NoPeek-Infer: Preventing face reconstruction attacks in distributed inference after on-premise training

Praneeth Vepakomma, Abhishek Singh, Emily Zhang, Otkrist Gupta, Ramesh Raskar, IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG) 2021

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Burn Your Memory Away: One-time Use Video Capture and Storage Device to Encourage Memory Appreciation

P. Chi Xiao, X., Chung, K., and Chiu, C.

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Transitions, data, and writing, too: A rhyming guide to my year in review

2018: A year defined by a PhD | A study, analyses, and a writing spree.

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Montessori Was the Original Personalized Learning. Now, 100 Years Later, Wildflower Is Reinventing the Model

For a classroom of a dozen 3- through 6-year-olds, things are surprisingly quiet inside Wildflower Montessori. The most audible sounds, t...

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AfterMath: Visualizing Consequences of Actions through Augmented Reality

Sang-won Leigh, Pattie Maes

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After-School Coding Program Comes To Oakland's Fruitvale Neighborhood

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Model predicts cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s, up to two years out

Researchers hope the system can zero in on the right patients to enroll in clinical trials, to speed discovery of drug treatments

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The 800,000 Year Composition

An initial experiment with cloud-enabled audio production software.A collection of docker containers work together to stream the audio an...

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A Year (2020) of (almost) Daily (code) Sketches

Nina Lutz, "A Year (2020) of (almost) Daily (code) Sketches"

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Life After the App: How Humans Will Connect with Ubiquitous Sensing

The 2017 Gabor Lecture will be presented by Professor Joseph ParadisoWe have already witnessed profound and often unanticipated developme...

Thursday
May 25, 2017
5:30pm — 6:30pm ET
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Life after the app–How Humans will connect with the Internet of Things (IoT)

Joseph A. Paradiso (Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT) will give the lecture “Life after the app – How Humans will connect with...

Tuesday
May 2, 2017
10:30am — 12:00pm ET
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Human Dynamics work recognized for 10 years of impact

For the paper "Modeling the Co-evolution of Behaviors and Social Relationships Using Mobile Phone Data"

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50 years of computer science at the JKU: Keynote by Joseph Paradiso

How We Will Connect To Our Networked Future in a Post-IoT World

Friday
November 8, 2019
4:30pm ET
Article

How Do You Reinvent Yourself After a Near-Death Experience?

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2021 was the year space tourism opened up. But for whom?

Space Exploration Initiative director Ariel Ekblaw speaks with WIRED’s Ramin Skibba about the beginning and future of space tourism.

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Microgravity research after the International Space Station

Researchers say new facilities in space should be available to scientists from any country.

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Dezeen Awards names Aguahoja I design project of the year

Aguahoja I shows how nature can help us to design new materials, highlighting the relationship between nature and technology.

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Ed Boyden one of 19 new Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named 19 new HHMI Investigators, including Synthetic Neurobiology head Ed Boyden.

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A Year of Library Innovation at the Media Lab

MIT Libraries and MIT Media Lab collaborate on Public Library Innovation Exchange

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When two heads aren’t better than one

Leaders often have to decide whether to delegate projects to individuals or a group. According to a new study, it should depend on the task.

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30 years of the ADA: Measuring progress and calling for improvements

Reflecting on the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), a feature on Sasha Costanza-Chock’s book Design Justice

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After Decades in Storage, Damaged Rothko Murals Get High-Tech Restoration

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The Next 30 Years of VR

In this visual brainstorming, we present the next 30 years of VR in a set of concept designs.

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BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year?

Meet 100 inspiring, influential women from around the world, including Labbers Ayah Bdeir and Rana el Kaliouby.