banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
Space Exploration Initiative
Looking beyond smart cities
Space Exploration Initiative director Ariel Ekblaw speaks with WIRED’s Ramin Skibba about the beginning and future of space tourism.
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
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 Agen...
Can machines make us better citizens and conversationalists? Deb Roy thinks so.
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
A database of community conversations in various Boston neighborhoods launches publicly on Monday.
Social Mirror is a web application that helps Twitter users interactively explore the politically active parts of their social network. ...
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.
Researchers enlist grassroots activists to engage “invisible” residents about the future of the city.
MIT Center for Constructive Communication
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
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.
Increasingly, devices designed with artificial intelligence (AI), such as robots or smart speakers, are entering people’s homes, workspac...
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...
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.&nb...
Urban populations around the world are rapidly growing. To improve livability, urban residents must reduce dependency on fossil fuels and...
Papers from SafePaths: https://github.com/PrivateKit/PrivacyDocumentsSafe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology tha...
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Creating technology for social change
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Transforming data into knowledge
CabildoxLatAm: A space for digital participation in Latin AmericaIn the face of the challenges that have emerged and been exacerbate...
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.
Reimagining human cooperation in the age of social media and artificial intelligence
Political constitutions describe the fundamental principles by which nation-states are governed, the political and legal state institutio...
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, chan...
Let’s Talk Privacy explores how the implementation of privacy and data governance policies might impact a variety of fields.Project Let’s...
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 cryptogr...
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 ...
Neha Narula and Gary Gensler participated in a simulated “digital currency war” at Harvard’s Belfer Center.
To help the region catch up, students organize summit to bring Latin policymakers and researchers to MIT.
Congratulations to Joy Buolamwini and Amanda Nguyen for being recognized in the "Advocates" category.
The RadioTalk corpus includes speech recognition transcripts sampled from talk radio broadcasts in the United States between October of 2...
Political science doctoral student Clara Vandeweerdt studies how identity shapes beliefs on complex political topics such as climate change.
Commending a formidable variety of international change-makers driving digital transformation in government.
Opinion: The push to ban unwanted “dark patterns” from apps and sites may also take away certain features users want.
Cindy Sherman Bishop developed a new method for image analysis to analyze the spring 2019 abortion legislation and related news coverage.