banking and finance
internet of things
sports and fitness
Understanding and empowering human networks
Integrating digital interfaces more naturally into our physical lives, enabling insight, inspiration, and interpersonal connections
“I feel nearer, more a part of the painting, since this way I can walk round it, work from the four sides and literally be in the paintin...
"I solemnly swear that I am up to no good."The Marauder's Map from the Harry Potter universe uses UltraWide Band transmitters and receive...
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
Designing systems that become experiences to transcend utility and usability
Mission Wildlife is a research collaboration between San Diego Zoo Global and the MIT Center for Civic Media to explore the pot...
Transforming data into knowledge
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
How we can understand human behavior (rationality, semi-rationality, bounded rationality, and just plain irrationality) in day-to-day behaviors, and in particular in electronic environments.
How to engineer and disseminate powerful, low-cost design and fabrication technologies at a grassroots level.
How to redefine and expand the conceptual framework and language of learning by creating new technologies and spheres of practice.
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
How to bring the programmability of the digital world to the physical world.
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
How to distill meaning from complex everyday experiences.
Walter Bender is currently on leave.
How to detect the activity of biological molecules with micro- and nanofabricated devices.
How we can construct information technology and intelligence from the fundamental building blocks of physical media: atoms and molecules.
Imagine a future where lights are not fixed to the ceiling, but follow us wherever we are. In this colorful world we enjoy lighting that ...