banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
point of care
natural language processing
sports and fitness
"It’s time for us to move beyond 'bias' as the anchor point for our efforts to build ethical and fair algorithms."
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Transforming data into knowledge
Tom Standage and Seth Stevenson talk to a range of experts about what Victorian-era polar exploration can teach us about space travel.
Collective Learning head César Hidalgo talks to Innovation Hub about cultural knowledge, and how our collective memories form and fade.
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
Collective memory and attention are sustained by two channels: oral communication (communicative memory) and the physical recording of in...
Communication technologies, from printing to social media, affect our historical records by changing the way ideas are spread and recorde...
Jara-Figueroa C, Yu AZ, Hidalgo CA (2019) How the medium shapes the message: Printing and the rise of the arts and sciences. PLoS ONE 14(2): e0205771. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205771
I'm here to answer your questions about the award, my views on disobedience, and, of course, anything else.
César Hidalgo considers the role technology plays in how people and events enter, and fade from, collective memory.
What if we could look at the entire history of humanity at once? Pantheon aims to create a data-driven view of history by collecting...
The deep sea is the common heritage of all of humankind and we must all share in the responsibility to be good stewards of it.
Seventy percent of nations have deep-sea environments within their maritime Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs), yet only 16 percent of them ...
Enhancing mobile life through improved user interactions
We investigate the structure and dynamics of a network representative of the global trading market that emerged during the 16th century.
Language is grounded in experience. Unlike dictionaries which define words in terms of other words, humans understand many basic words in...
Like the visible layers of a canyon, the layers in Artifacts of the Presence Era tell a story of past events. The images and sounds produ...
Communication is much more than the direct transfer of information. It is an interactive collaborative act including potentially rich ver...
Sensetable is a system that wirelessly, quickly, and accurately tracks the positions of multiple objects on a flat display surface. The t...
Joysticks are a natural interface for controlling F-11s. Mice and keyboards suffice for document preparation. But what is the right inter...
AlphaWolf presents a synthetic wolf pack comprised of autonomous and semi-autonomous wolves who interact with each other much as real wol...