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Wheels + Legs

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14 Lobby DescriptionFrom lightweight, shared, electric vehicles that fold, to artificial limbs that not only emul...

Friday — Friday
December 21, 2012 —
April 11, 2014
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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...

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Integration of Speech and Vision using Mutual Information

Deb Roy

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Leg stiffness of sprinters using running-specific prostheses

C. P. McGowan, A. M. Grabowski, W. J. McDermott, H. M. Herr, R. Kram.

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Silos, groupthink and knowledge ghettos

Dan Novy, MIT Media Lab engineer, is a strong advocate of bridging this gap, especially in media innovation.

Article

MIT Legal Forum 2017: The future of lawyers and technology

This October, MIT celebrated the inaugural MIT Legal Forum on AI & Blockchain which aimed to provide a space in which legal professio...

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Deep learning the city: Quantifying urban perception at a global scale

Abhimanyu Dubey, Nikhil Naik, Devi Parikh, Ramesh Raskar, César A Hidalgo Springer International Publishing

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In blockchain we trust

To understand why blockchain matters, look past the wild speculation at what is being built underneath.

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Learning Words from Sights and Sounds: A Computational Model

Deb Roy, Alex Pentland

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From Hidden Markov Models to Linear Dynamical Systems

Thomas Minka

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Learning Words from Sights and Sounds: A Computational Model

Deb Roy, Alex Pentland

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Online Learning Webs: Designing Support Structures for Online Communities

Fernando, C. "Online Learning Webs: Designing Support Structures for Online Communities"

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Responsive Facilitation of Experiential Learning Through Access to Attentional State.

Scott W. Greenwald

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Speaker Identification Based Text to Audio Alignment for an Audio Retreival System

Deb Roy, Carl Malamud

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Grounded Spoken Language Acquisition: Experiments in Word Learning

Deb Roy

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EyeRing: A Finger Worn Input Device for Seamless Interactions with our Surroundings

S. Nanayakkara, R. Shilkrot, K. Peen Yeo, Pattie Maes

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Creating Music by Listening

Jehan, T. "Creating Music by Listening"

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This new system can see through fog far better than humans

Developed by MIT researchers, the technology could be a boon for drivers and driverless cars

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MIT's Mitch Resnick on what ‘Toy Story’ gets wrong about the future of play

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...

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Automatic Prediction of Frustration

Ashish Kapoor, Winslow Burleson, Rosalind W. Picard

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Storied Navigation: Toward Media Collection-Based Storytelling

Shen, E. "Storied Navigation: Toward Media Collection-Based Storytelling"

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SoundBlocks and SoundScratch: Tangible and Virtual Digital Sound Programming and Manipulation for Children

Harrison, J. "SoundBlocks and SoundScratch: Tangible and Virtual Digital Sound Programming and Manipulation for Children"

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Towards An Affect-Sensitive AutoTutor

Sidney D'Mello, Rosalind Picard, Arthur Graesser

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Prosthetic systems for therapeutic optical activation and silencing of genetically-targeted neurons

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.

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Documentation in Progress: Challenges with Representing Design Process Online

Tiffany Tseng, Maria Yang, Alex Ruthmann

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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

Ito, Joi and Jeff Howe. Grand Central Publishing, 2016.

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Human-Machine Collaboration for Rapid Speech Transcription

Roy, B. "Human-Machine Collaboration for Rapid Speech Transcription"

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Tools for Browsing a TV Situation Comedy Based on Content Specific Attributes

J. Wachman, Rosalind W. Picard

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Learning Creative Learning: It's not a MOOC, it's a community

On Wednesday, October 18, a team from the Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group is launching a new, experimental online course: Learnin...

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Depth-sensing imaging system can peer through fog

MIT researchers have developed a system that can produce images of objects shrouded by fog so thick that human vision can’t penetrate it.

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A Computational Model for the Automatic Recognition of Affect in Speech

Fernandez, R. "A Computational Model for the Automatic Recognition of Affect in Speech"

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The Impact of Haptic Guidance on Musical Motor Learning

Grindlay, G. "The Impact of Haptic Guidance on Musical Motor Learning"

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A new program wants to help more people in news orgs — beyond journalists — get literate with data

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...

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Member collaboration: Sensetable

Taking the guesswork out of “what if” scenarios.

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The writing on the wall: a mural for Defiance

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."

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Jia Zhang Dissertation Defense

The Constant Atlas: Mapping Public Data for Individuals and Their Cities

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Interconnected Musical Networks - Bringing Expression and Thoughtfulness to Collaborative Group Playing

Weinberg, G. "Interconnected Musical Networks - Bringing Expression and Thoughtfulness to Collaborative Group Playing"

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MLTalks: IDEO's David and Tom Kelley

IDEO's David and Tom Kelly in conversation with Media Lab Director Joi Ito.

July 23, 2013
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Introducing the Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX)

Public libraries and the MIT Media Lab are kindred spirits. Together, we hope to design new programs for libraries across the U.S.

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Pearls of Wisdom: Technology for Intentional Reflection and Learning in Constructionist Cooperatives

Chapman, R. "Pearls of Wisdom: Technology for Intentional Reflection and Learning in Constructionist Cooperatives"

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Study finds gender and skin-type bias in commercial artificial-intelligence systems

Examination of facial-analysis software shows error rate of 0.8 percent for light-skinned men, 34.7 percent for dark-skinned women.

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Programmable droplets

Using electric fields to manipulate droplets on a surface could enable high-volume, low-cost biology experiments.

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Once I was Lost but Now I am Found or How to Navigate the Chartroom of Memory

Neri Oxman

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Forbidden Research: agenda

Welcome and introductionCory Doctorow, Journalist, Author, and Co-editor of Boing BoingJoi Ito, Director, MIT Media LabEthan Zuckerman, D...

Thursday
July 21, 2016
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inFlux

We present a stiffness-changing interface based on a magneto-rheological (MR) fluid. The device consists of a material surface with ...

Article

Depth-sensing imaging system can peer through fog

Computational photography could solve a problem that bedevils self-driving cars.

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They’re having fun… but are they learning?

How can you measure the learning outcomes of play? This has frustrated professionals in the field of early childhood education for years.

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Making prosthetic limbs feel more natural

Muscle grafts could help amputees sense and control artificial limbs.

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No Permission, No Apology: Breakouts

Morning Breakout SessionsGrad Catalyst: Prepare, Apply, and Succeed in Grad SchoolGloria Anglón, Assistant Director, Diversity Initiative...

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"Paint with only water first."

Creating tangible materials to break down complex computer science ideas for young children.

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Mixing Realities & Language Learning in the Wild

Seamlessly blend what you live with what you learn: mixed reality as a platform for language- learning “serendipitously in the wild."

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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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Meet the Media Lab’s New Learning Innovation Fellows

The Media Lab is thrilled to announce our inaugural cohort of Learning Innovation fellows for the 2016–2017 academic year.

Article

Defining(?) Disobedience

Our winners reflect the hopes that led to the award in the first place. Drs Hanna-Attisha and Edwards are scientists who became activists

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Meet the MIT Media Lab Learning Fellows

Welcoming three LEGO Papert Fellows and six Learning Innovation Fellows to our new cohort

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Giving Voice to Philadelphians

Tod Machover shares his insights into the creation and community of "Philadelphia Voices."

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No Permission, No Apology: Speaker Bios

KeynotesMegan SmithEntrepreneur, Engineer, and Tech EvangelistVP Google, On leave from MIT Corporation, U.S. Chief Technology OfficerIn S...

Project

Open-Source SPRING

Open-Source Instructions for Building SPRING System