banking and finance
internet of things
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Space Exploration Initiative
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Advancing wellbeing by using new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Enhancing mobile life through improved user interactions
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Transforming data into knowledge
Creating technology for social change
Reimagining human cooperation in the age of social media and artificial intelligence
Emotional content is an important part of language. There are many use cases now showing that natural language processing is becoming an ...
It’s not about your wireless or cable bill, it’s about your right to learn.
Extending human and computer abilities in sensing, communication, and actuation through signals and networks
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
PubPub reinvents publication to align with the way the web was designed: collaborative, evolving, and open. PubPub uses a graphical forma...
Real-time collaborative self-expression in virtual reality
People express and communicate their mental states–such as emotions, thoughts, and desires–through facial expressions, vocal nuances, ges...
Travis Rich, MIT PhD Thesis, 2017
Responsive Science is a way of conducting research that invites openness and community involvement from the earliest stages of each proje...
FiftyNifty.org takes the hassle out of calling your lawmakers.
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Rhythm is a collection of open-source tools to make it easier for researchers to examine, analyze, and augment human interaction. Rh...
Elisa Celis, Peter Krafft, and Nathan Kobe. (2016). Sequential Voting Promotes Collective Discovery in Social Recommendation Systems. The Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM).
This is a grassroots challenge to get friends to participate in democracy by making calls to congresspeople in all 50 states. Live phone ...
Wang, Q., Gao, J., Zhou, T., Hu, Z., & Tian, H. (2016). Critical size of ego communication networks. EPL (Europhysics Letters), 114(5), 58004.
Modern web presentations such as Youtube feature videos with commentary appended at the bottom. In our new imagining of Videotext, we put...
Reach merges inherently local communications with user requests or offers of services. It is built atop data from services users already ...
DbDb (pronounced DubDub) is a collaborative, visually based analysis and simulation platform. We promote open distribution of experimenta...
Comm.unity is a platform that implements a wireless, device-to-device information system that bypasses the need for any centralized serve...