LocationMIT Media Lab, E14 Lobby DescriptionFrom lightweight, shared, electric vehicles that fold, to artificial limbs that not only emul...
In a room at The MIT Media Lab, you can find the dreamscape of small children everywhere. Giant cities, in perfect detail, constructed en...
C. P. McGowan, A. M. Grabowski, W. J. McDermott, H. M. Herr, R. Kram.
Dan Novy, MIT Media Lab engineer, is a strong advocate of bridging this gap, especially in media innovation.
This October, MIT celebrated the inaugural MIT Legal Forum on AI & Blockchain which aimed to provide a space in which legal professio...
Abhimanyu Dubey, Nikhil Naik, Devi Parikh, Ramesh Raskar, César A Hidalgo Springer International Publishing
To understand why blockchain matters, look past the wild speculation at what is being built underneath.
Deb Roy, Alex Pentland
Deb Roy, Alex Pentland
Fernando, C. "Online Learning Webs: Designing Support Structures for Online Communities"
Scott W. Greenwald
Deb Roy, Carl Malamud
S. Nanayakkara, R. Shilkrot, K. Peen Yeo, Pattie Maes
Jehan, T. "Creating Music by Listening"
Developed by MIT researchers, the technology could be a boon for drivers and driverless cars
If you’ve ever seen the Toy Story movies, you may remember the neighbor kid, Sid. His room is presented in horror-movie fashion, with dim...
Ashish Kapoor, Winslow Burleson, Rosalind W. Picard
Shen, E. "Storied Navigation: Toward Media Collection-Based Storytelling"
Harrison, J. "SoundBlocks and SoundScratch: Tangible and Virtual Digital Sound Programming and Manipulation for Children"
Sidney D'Mello, Rosalind Picard, Arthur Graesser
Bernstein, J. G., Han, X., Henninger, M. A., Ko, E. Y., Qian, X., Franzesi, G. T., McConnell, J. P., Stern, P., Desimone, R., and Boyden, E. S. (2008) Prosthetic systems for therapeutic optical activation and silencing of genetically-targeted neurons, Proc Soc Photo Opt Instrum Eng 6854:68540H.
Tiffany Tseng, Maria Yang, Alex Ruthmann
Ito, Joi and Jeff Howe. Grand Central Publishing, 2016.
Roy, B. "Human-Machine Collaboration for Rapid Speech Transcription"
J. Wachman, Rosalind W. Picard
On Wednesday, October 18, a team from the Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group is launching a new, experimental online course: Learnin...
MIT researchers have developed a system that can produce images of objects shrouded by fog so thick that human vision can’t penetrate it.
Fernandez, R. "A Computational Model for the Automatic Recognition of Affect in Speech"
Grindlay, G. "The Impact of Haptic Guidance on Musical Motor Learning"
News organizations these days are spending a lot of time and energy making sure that data plays a central role in their newsrooms. But fe...
Taking the guesswork out of “what if” scenarios.
Lebanese artist Yazan Halwani created a mural for the Media Lab's Defiance event. He called this work "Between a Rock and a Hard Place."
The Constant Atlas: Mapping Public Data for Individuals and Their Cities
Weinberg, G. "Interconnected Musical Networks - Bringing Expression and Thoughtfulness to Collaborative Group Playing"
IDEO's David and Tom Kelly in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.
Public libraries and the MIT Media Lab are kindred spirits. Together, we hope to design new programs for libraries across the U.S.
Chapman, R. "Pearls of Wisdom: Technology for Intentional Reflection and Learning in Constructionist Cooperatives"
Examination of facial-analysis software shows error rate of 0.8 percent for light-skinned men, 34.7 percent for dark-skinned women.
Using electric fields to manipulate droplets on a surface could enable high-volume, low-cost biology experiments.
Welcome and introductionCory Doctorow, Journalist, Author, and Co-editor of Boing BoingJoi Ito, Director, MIT Media LabEthan Zuckerman, D...
We present a stiffness-changing interface based on a magneto-rheological (MR) fluid. The device consists of a material surface with ...
Computational photography could solve a problem that bedevils self-driving cars.
How can you measure the learning outcomes of play? This has frustrated professionals in the field of early childhood education for years.
Muscle grafts could help amputees sense and control artificial limbs.
Morning Breakout SessionsGrad Catalyst: Prepare, Apply, and Succeed in Grad SchoolGloria Anglón, Assistant Director, Diversity Initiative...
Creating tangible materials to break down complex computer science ideas for young children.
Seamlessly blend what you live with what you learn: mixed reality as a platform for language- learning “serendipitously in the wild."
It’s been a turbulent 2017 here at the Media Lab and in the world beyond.
The Media Lab is thrilled to announce our inaugural cohort of Learning Innovation fellows for the 2016–2017 academic year.
Our winners reflect the hopes that led to the award in the first place. Drs Hanna-Attisha and Edwards are scientists who became activists
Welcoming three LEGO Papert Fellows and six Learning Innovation Fellows to our new cohort
Tod Machover shares his insights into the creation and community of "Philadelphia Voices."
KeynotesMegan SmithEntrepreneur, Engineer, and Tech EvangelistVP Google, On leave from MIT Corporation, U.S. Chief Technology OfficerIn S...
Open-Source Instructions for Building SPRING System