banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Resilience Across Scales is a research theme that encompasses the work of a few Media Lab Principal Investigators and their research grou...
We present the design, implementation, and evaluation of 𝑈2𝐵, a technology that enables scalable ad ultra-low power ocean IoT. At t...
All over Africa, experts use satellite Earth Observation (EO) data for applications such as monitoring crop health or assessing the risk ...
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB rel...
Papers from SafePaths: https://github.com/PrivateKit/PrivacyDocumentsSafe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology tha...
Split Learning: Distributed deep learning without sharing raw data Project Page: https://splitlearning.github.io/Abstract: ...
Delivery workers, ridehail drivers, and other gig workers are increasingly controlled through algorithmic decision-making, fueled by data...
Public libraries are one of most trusted public institutions in the U.S. and increasingly provide a broad range of education services, ra...
A voice portrait of major US cities. We invite you to: experience the NYC edition by watching here or listening at 917-905...
Predicting Urban Performance through Behavioral Patterns in Temporal Telecom DataThis study explores a novel method to analyze diverse be...
Have you ever wondered what a friend would do if she was in your decision-making situation? Or thought about where a family mem...
SPRING is a custom-built hardware and software platform for children with neuro-differences. The system automates data acquisition, optim...
This project steps beyond data visualizations to create data experiences. It aims to engage not only the analytic mind, but also the arti...
The goal of this project is to apply machine learning methods to model the wellbeing of MIT undergraduate students. Extensive data is obt...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
The Guardians Project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile games to help people form beneficial long-term habits an...
Policymakers, practitioners, and researchers are grappling with some herculean questions regarding kids' safety online. Homemade sli...
MIT City Science has developed an international network of cooperative City Science LabsWe are developing concepts and key technology tha...
Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...
Media Cloud is a platform for studying media ecosystems. By tracking millions of stories published online, the system allows researchers ...
Understanding social-emotional behaviors in storytelling interactions plays a critical role in the development of interactive and educati...
Earlier studies proved that behavior is highly shaped and constrained by one's social networks, and demonstrated ways in which individual...
This is a grassroots challenge to get friends to participate in democracy by making calls to congresspeople in all 50 states. Live phone ...
Aalto University, Finland, and the MIT Media Lab’s City Science group are co-developing a version of the MIT CityScope platform for urban...
More ocean data has been collected in the last two years than in all previous years combined, and we are on a path to continue to break t...
The CivilServant project supports online communities to run their own experiments on the effects of moderation practices on antisocial be...
The Electome: Where AI meets political journalismThe Electome project is a machine-driven mapping and analysis of public sphere content a...
The well-known "small-world" phenomenon indicates that an individual can be connected with any other in the world through a limited numbe...
A learning framework for secure, decentralized, computationally efficient data and model sharing among multiple robot units installed at...
Location prediction is a critical building block in many location-based services and transportation management. This project explores the...
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
Data Fusion for Dynamic Traffic PredictionTraffic congestion has huge negative impacts on the productivity, health and personal live...
Early literacy plays an important role in a child's future. However, the reality is that over 57 million children have no access to a sch...
This project depicts the design, deployment and operation of a Tangible Regulation Platform, a physical-technological apparatus made for ...
Modern cities have to respond to the growing demands of more efficient and sustainable urban development, as well as an increased quality...
An interactive atlas of census data for direct consumption by individual citizens.
Cloud-Based Urban Data PlatformcityIO (input/output) is a cloud- and database-driven platform which allows remote participation, database...
Growth in leisure travel has become increasingly significant economically, socially, and environmentally. However, flexible but uncoordin...
An Urban Decision-Support System Augmented by Artificial IntelligenceThe decision-making process in urban design and urban planning is ou...
Inspired by previous work in the field of data sonification, we built a data-driven composition platform that enables users to map collis...
An Alternative Autonomous Revolution System design for emerging urban contexts and societal aspirationsThe Persuasive Electric Vehic...
Embodied voice-based agents, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Jibo, are becoming increasingly present in the home environment. For...
View the main City Science Andorra project profile.The MIT Media Lab's City Science research group, the University of Andorra, and nation...
Realtime detection of social cues in children’s voicesIn everyday conversation, people use what are known as backchannels to signal to so...
Struggling to build your organization's ability to work with data? Use our hands-on learning program to kickstart your data culture.datac...
BayesDB is open-source AI software that lets any programmer answer data analysis questions in seconds or minutes with a level of rigor th...
Unlike traditional randomized controlled trials that generalize relationships in large groups of people, single-case experiments seek to ...
DataBasic is a suite of web-based tools that give people fun and relevant ways learn how to work with data. Existing tools focus on opera...
Abstract data visualizations for enhancing social interactions through clothing and augmented reality.
Developed by Ira Winder with the MIT Centre for Transportation and Logistics, the model seeks to use real population data and create a si...
The Andorra Living Lab project combines different research topics (Tourism, Innovation, Energy & Environment, Mobility, Dynamic urban...
You Are Here is an experiment in microurbanism. In this project, we are creating 100 maps each of 100 different cities. Each map gives a...
FlipFeed is a Google Chrome Extension that enables Twitter users to replace their own feed with that of another real Twitter user. Powere...
The use of data-driven methods to examine dynamic spaces, relationships, and mechanisms within an urban environment frames the city as a ...
In a study of human perception of music in relation to different representations of video graphics, this project explores the automatic s...
As part of our larger effort to build out a suite of tools for community organizers, we are helping to build their capacity to do their o...
Mental wellbeing is intimately tied to both social support and physical activity. The Challenge is a tool aimed at promoting social conne...