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Space Exploration Initiative
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.
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
The MIT Scratch Team is exploring ways to make it easier for newcomers to get started creating with coding. We are designing "microworlds"—…
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Cultivating wisdom through evolutionary and ecological engineering
MIT Center for Constructive Communication
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Looking beyond smart cities
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
Designing for, with, and by nature
The use of data-driven methods to examine dynamic spaces, relationships, and mechanisms within an urban environment frames the city as a co…
We want to create immersive, personalized, and scalable digital experiences. In order to do that, we need to fundamentally rethink the way …
A transgenic chicken commercial for ovulating womenEsgtrogen Farms is a fictional company that raises genetically modified chickens that pr…
With(in) is a multi-stage project that includes an exhibit, installation, qualitative exploration, and visual storytelling.This is a s…
Deb Roy talks to McKinsey about the many ways audience, voice, and medium combine to create compelling stories.
Death and the Powers is a groundbreaking opera that brings a variety of technological, conceptual, and aesthetic innovations to the th…
The Digital Construction Environment is the first architectural-scale structure fabricated with the Digital Construction Platform (DCP). U…
The Interplanetary Cookbook, developed by Maggie Coblentz, presents thought-provoking recipes and zero-g kitchenware for the future of life…
Media filter bubbles sacrifice shared reality amongst US citizens. We aim to burst these echo chambers by presenting short, automatically s…
Analyzing detailed data from SpeechBlocks to understand how kids engage with constructionist literacy learning technologies, with the …
Children’s oral language skills in preschool can predict their academic success later in life. Helping children improve their language and …
Sparking discussion about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of emerging technologies through design and storytelling
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
For centuries, across geographies, religions, and cultures, people try to innovate ways of scaring each other. Creating a visceral emotion …
We present Norman, world's first psychopath AI. Norman was inspired by the fact that the data used to teach a machine learning algorithm ca…
Project website: shelley.ai Human-AI collaborated stories: stories.shelley.ai Follow @shelley_ai to collaborate wi…
Scratch is the world's most popular coding community for kids. Millions of kids around the world are using Scratch to program their ow…
Pillow-Talk is a set of connected objects intended to assist in the capture and recall digitally stored dreams and memories via natural and…
StoryBlocks aims to promote creative expression, literacy development, and social-emotional development through storytelling for children a…
Developed as part of the Playful Words research project at the MIT Media Lab's Laboratory for Social Machines, Learning Loops aims to make …
SpeechBlocks is a medium that allows children (4-5 years old) to engage in open-ended play with writing. They can build arbitrary compositi…
The new LEGO Papert Fellows will spend one week at LEGO headquarters in Denmark to share ideas and collaborate on projects.
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? We…
Circuit Stickers is a toolkit for crafting electronics using flexible and sticky electronic pieces. These stickers are created by printing …
INSPIRE: Intelligence Never Seeks Perfection, Instead Requires Effort.Stories help us expand our sense of what's possible: by hearing from …
Emotion recognition modeled as a goal-directed process!
A social robot modifies its behavior to change what you think about it!
This project takes the idea of the unity between heaven and man of the ancient Chinese philosophy I ching (Book of Changes), combines …
A video playlist portraying companies supported by the E14 Fund.
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
Often, we neglect to see the city as living, complex, and dynamic. However, shrouded by its masses of concrete and steel lie unique ecosyst…
The Intertidal Experimentation Workshop will take place September 29 and 30 (9am to 2pm) at the MIT Media Lab, open to students ages 8-14. …
A conversation between Ed Boyden and Tyler Cowen on optogenetics and expansion microscopy to storytelling and the nature of consciousness.
Mike Bove, head of the Object-Based Media group, on the current state of the technology and what his research team is working on.
Avery Normandin and Devora Najjar are on a mission to build literacy and appreciation for urban ecology.
EEEeb Spring 2019: Urban OceansMarch 24, April 7 and 21, May 19, June 2 To register, please visit this link.…
“Happiness makes the world go round."
The news is probably one of the first things people check in the morning, but how much does what you know and understand about the world de…