banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
natural language processing
sports and fitness
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Enhancing human physical capability
Moinina David Sengeh, PhD ’16, is trying to bring innovation into “the heart of government.”
Looking beyond smart cities
Our capacity to re-engineer the biological world raises questions that need answers before it gets too late
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers...
Berke, A., Sanchez Lengeling, T., Nawyn, J., & Larson, K. (2019, November). Bike Swarm. In Conference Companion Publication of the 2019 on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 1-4). ACM.
Space Exploration Initiative
Please help Poetic Justice create an artwork that includes all the communities, voices, and languages of NYC.
Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellow Prathima Muniyappa uses the transformative power of design to empower marginalized indigenous communities.
José “Pepe“ Escamilla, from the Observatory of Educational Innovation at Tecnológico de Monterrey, talks to ML Learning head Philipp Schmidt
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Cultivating wisdom through evolutionary and ecological engineering
Meet 100 inspiring, influential women from around the world, including Labbers Ayah Bdeir and Rana el Kaliouby.
Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in North America. People are infected when bitten by ticks; ticks are typically in...
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Greater Boston’s annual festival of ideas finds new avenues for celebrating and connecting innovators.
Creating technology for social change
Kevin Esvelt writes about the Sculpting Evolution group’s project to immunize mice against Lyme disease through gene editing.
Symphony for the Koreas will be the latest installment of the celebrated City Symphony series. Over the next few years, Tod Machover and ...
Opera of the Future head Tod Machover reflects on the recent peace workshop and concert on Jeju Island
David Sun Kong discusses the mission of the Community Biotechnology Initiative on the Mass Cultural Council’s podcast.
“First and foremost we’re a community-builder,” says Habib Haddad, a managing partner of the venture fund.
MIT’s residence hall for women and women-identifying students opens a craft studio to promote creativity and belonging.
ArtBoat is a tool for communities to make collaborative light paintings in public spaces and reimagine the future of their cities. ...
Because the walls and halls of E14 and E15 are subject to building codes and approvals, we decided to create our own walls.
As we know from our ‘maker’ classes and workshops, different capabilities and approaches can yield remarkable projects. Let’s facilitate ...