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We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
On the occasion of Emmy-award winning writer and director Greg Daniels' guest lecture at the "Virtual Beings and Being Virtual" works…
The honorary doctorate will be awarded on Friday 23 September 2022 during the Open University's dies natalis celebrations.
The artist and MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative Arts curator makes work that explores why the seemingly impossible is possible.
The glowing lily is one of Harpreet Sareen’s botanical “cyborgs”—vegetation he biohacks to serve as environmental watchdogs.
In July 2020, Eugene Kirpichov + Media Lab alum Cassandra Xia started a Slack workspace called Work On Climate—today, it has 8,500+ members.
AttentivU smart glasses designed to help wearers tune into a task and tune out the world.
Seli is an assistant professor at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and also an artist. He uses Dormio to tap into hypnagogia.
Alum Natan Linder talks about spinoff Tulip Interfaces, which he co-founded with fellow alum Rony Kubat and Professor Pattie Maes.
Pattie Maes was inventing the core principles behind the social media age when Mark Zuckerberg was still in kindergarten.
The Fluid Interfaces group + NTT DATA hosted Virtual Beings + Being Virtual, a workshop exploring positive uses of AI-generated characters
Perchance to dream engineer: on new research into our sleeping minds
The Media Lab is experimenting with new ways to open up access to our research.
In the April issue, Michael W. Clune writes about the profound insights offered by the Dormio: "Can technology shape our dreams?"
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Fluid Interfaces student Pat Pataranutaporn.
Alum Harpreet Sareen writes about how humans might form a type of symbiosis with the plant kingdom in the future.
The workshop sessions will be livestreamed on the MIT Media Lab channel on April 14. The onsite participation is by invitation only—offered…
Sleep researchers call for guidelines for influencing dreams.
Congratulations to Labbers Hiroshi Ishii and Nataliya Kosmyna on receiving these grants from the Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT).
Researchers encourage positive use cases of AI-generated characters for education and well-being.
Advertisers are beginning to explore ways to market products to people while they sleep. A group of scientists talked to NPR about the risks
The special issue is titled "Neurotechnologies for Human Augmentation." They also co-edited an editorial piece in the same issue.
Pat Pataranutaporn, a PhD student in the Fluid Interfaces group, co-edited the July 2021 issue of IEEE Sensors Journal, a special issu…
Dream-hacking techniques can help us create, heal and have fun. They could also become tools of commercial manipulation.
The LA Times talks to Fluid Interfaces alum Xin Liu about her art project Living Distance.
A research team including Fluid Interfaces group members Nataliya Kosmyna and Pattie Maes received the Best Poster Award at IEEE BSN 2021.
"We can see the waves forming a tsunami that will come, but most people are just sleeping on a beach unaware"
In this new show, AI artist Harshit Agrawal uses machine intelligence to talk about social justice and empathy.
The 2021 event, held in Kresge Auditorium and streamed live, was an unmistakable sign that MIT’s campus is up and running.
Read (in Japanese) about "Machinoia: Machine of Multiple Me,” an art project created by Fluid Interfaces student Pat Pataranutaporn.
Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes and researcher Pat Pataranutaporn discuss the ethical implications of deepfake technology.
The Space Exploration Initiative supports research across and beyond MIT in two microgravity flights this spring.
July 14, 2021
This is the actual stuff of nightmares.
Sleep and dream researchers are urging for an advance tightening of advertising law to nip all this in the bud before it starts in earnest.
“The potential for misuse of these technologies is as ominous as it is obvious.”
After Coors sought to steer unconscious minds to thoughts of beer, scientists have called for curbs on ‘targeted dream incubation.’
Pattie Maes talks about optimizing technology to be used by people, through fluid, interactive, immersive, and wearable systems.
For the paper, "Improving Context-aware Habit-support Interventions using Egocentric Visual Contexts."
Fluid Interfaces alum Beerud Sheth talks to Bloomberg Businessweek about his conversational messaging platform, Gupshup.
The Fellowship program provides awards to PhD candidates conducting research on important topics across computer science and engineering.
The project has won a bronze award under the Personal Technology: Design Enhancements category of the 2021 Edison Best New Product Awards.
April 15, 2021
The Space Exploration Initiative and Space Enabled research group are participating in this year's Virtual MIT Space Week.
Congrats to Misha Sra, a recent Fluid Interfaces alum and current assistant professor in Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara.
The project has been chosen as a finalist under the Personal Technology category of the 2021 Edison Best New Product Awards.
A set of principles is written in response to new scientific developments that enable the direction of specific cognitive content in dreams
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled a miniature electronic vehicle that uses Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology.
The human saga of psychedelic use is a long trip across history, evidenced by Olmec burials with bufo toads in Central America.
We used a secret time machine under the MIT dome to go to the year 2050 and see what’s going on there!
Researchers in the Fluid Interfaces group and elsewhere are hoping to learn more about how and why dreams are generated, and their effects.
Congrats to Fluid Interfaces PhD student Arnav Kapur and collaborators on the selection of AlterEgo by Time Magazine for this recognition.
In collaboration with OpenBCI, Guillermo Bernal introduces Galea—a new tool for understanding and augmenting the human mind and body.
Read about Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes, who has been featured in Forbes's "Women in AI to Watch."
Space research, led by a diverse team of women scientists, will be presented at this year's AIAA Ascend Conference.