banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
natural language processing
sports and fitness
point of care
Space Exploration Initiative
Putting people and intelligent machines in a creative, symbiotic loop
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
CommunityLM is a research program from MIT Center for Constructive Communication (CCC) and MIT Media Lab. We are devoted to developing soci…
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
In September 2014, 150 parents, engineers, designers, and healthcare practitioners gathered at the MIT Media Lab for the "Make the Breast P…
MIT Center for Constructive Communication
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
Looking beyond smart cities
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
The Space Sustainability RatingThe Space Sustainability Rating design team—comprised of the World Economic Forum, the European Space Agency…
Reimagining human cooperation in the age of social media and artificial intelligence
Transforming data into knowledge
Creating technology for social change
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Civic Entertainment is a project based at the Center for Civic Media that explores the intersection of civic engagement with film, televisi…
Media Cloud is a platform for studying media ecosystems. By tracking millions of stories published online, the system allows researchers to…
A revolutionary new piece of civic infrastructure for more inclusive public input.Real Talk for Change is a collaboration between MIT’s Cen…
A database of community conversations in various Boston neighborhoods launches publicly on Monday.
Researchers enlist grassroots activists to engage “invisible” residents about the future of the city.
Increasingly, devices designed with artificial intelligence (AI), such as robots or smart speakers, are entering people’s homes, workspaces…
MIT senior Sihao Huang describes his experience working with Alex Siegenfeld towards the emerging field of complex systems science.
Ramesh Raskar discuses potential approaches to creating apps that can leverage citizen engagement to improve government responses to crises.
Space Exploration Initiative director Ariel Ekblaw speaks with WIRED’s Ramin Skibba about the beginning and future of space tourism.
Can machines make us better citizens and conversationalists? Deb Roy thinks so.
Social Mirror is a web application that helps Twitter users interactively explore the politically active parts of their social network. Wo…
But research shows online polarization isn’t as clear-cut as people think.
Digital Currency Initiative
Sandy Pentland discusses national digital currencies and trade platforms, and how they could upend today's geopolitical hierarchies.
In this podcast episode, Ceasar McDowell talks about designing better, more equitable public conversations.
In a recent lecture, Deb Roy discussed social media, democracy, and the continuing importance of local, in-person conversations.
A team led by the Space Enabled group, ESA, and the World Economic Forum will address waste in Earth’s orbit
Established in 1999, the Harold Horowitz (1951) Student Research Fund makes awards on an annual basis to students in SA+P.
Sparking conversations through artwork and envisioning future values for a spacefaring society
Studying group dynamics in space environments with virtual reality simulations to inform the design of future governance systems
The Space Governance Collaborative is an interdisciplinary group of researchers based at the MIT Media Lab with a growing network of g…
Alum Leonardo Bonanni, founder of spinoff Sourcemap, testified before the US Senate Committee on Finance in this virtual hearing.
Read the new MIT Space Policy Compendium led by Dava Newman with co-authors including Ariel Ekblaw and Danielle Wood.
Building an open, shared, and collaborative future of lunar exploration.Explore the Lunar Open Architecture (LOA) at loa.mit.edu. …
Urban populations around the world are rapidly growing. To improve livability, urban residents must reduce dependency on fossil fuels and p…
Papers from SafePaths: https://github.com/PrivateKit/PrivacyDocumentsSafe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology that …
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
CabildoxLatAm: A space for digital participation in Latin AmericaIn the face of the challenges that have emerged and been exacerbated&…
Donald Trump and the coronavirus are all-consuming topics. What will happen to the rest of the world’s issues?
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
Political constitutions describe the fundamental principles by which nation-states are governed, the political and legal state institutions…
Measuring Cooperation at Scale
Neha Narula and Gary Gensler joined other experts to explore the potential impacts of digital currencies on national and global security.
The relationship between news content and its presentation has been a long-studied problem in the communications domain. Often, channe…
Let’s Talk Privacy explores how the implementation of privacy and data governance policies might impact a variety of fields.Project Let’s T…
The rise of data privacy breaches and a look into policies that address these challenges
A consortium established last year to develop a rating to measure how well satellites comply with space sustainability guidelines expects to
Neha Narula joined experts discussing the privacy and security concerns around China's digital currency.
This is a two-part project. One part is about reality. The other part is science fiction. Both are about mobile, blockchain, and cryptograp…
US elections have become more “unstable,” sometimes swinging in the opposite direction from the greater electorate’s preferences.
We already have all the tools we need to fix climate change. We just need to use them.
The first MIT Computational Law report features an essay by Sandy Pentland, head of the Human Dynamics group.
Paper Dreams explores how human creativity can be supported by artificial intelligence.Prior research on AI and creativity has primarily fo…
Neha Narula and Gary Gensler participated in a simulated “digital currency war” at Harvard’s Belfer Center.