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Recognizing individuals who already achieved several lifetimes’ worth of breakthroughs, founding, or funding new innovations and industries
These awards recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in the field.
Each Scholar was chosen based on their innovative research and demonstrated leadership within their respective fields.
Jaleesa Trapp talks to Brittney Gallagher about how she works to create equitable spaces for STEM learning experiences.
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Have you ever wondered what a friend would do if she was in your decision-making situation? Or thought about where a family mem...
InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
“This is why we keep seeing race science emerging time and again," writes Chelsea Barabas. "It’s because publishers publish it."
How to Train Your Robot Companion is a curriculum for students in 5-8th grade to explore artificial intelligence and ethics. In this cour...
The aim of this project is to create an open source digital library with open data sets that cross link phenotypic response in plant...
The OpenAg™ Food Server is a shipping container-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology that can be built to utilize hydropo...
Today’s assistive communication devices are far from perfect. Using state of the art small, wearable sensors and powerful machine learnin...
As we move towards an increasingly IoT-enabled ecosystem, we find that it is easier than ever before to capture vast amounts of audio dat...
Scratch is the world's most popular coding community for kids. Millions of kids around the world are using Scratch to program their ...
New generative AI technologies (such as the Generative Adversarial Network, or GAN) can allow us to imagine new species. Hidden within th...
When we form memories, not everything that we perceive is noticed; not everything that we notice is remembered. Humans are excellent at ...
The relationship between news content and its presentation has been a long-studied problem in the communications domain. Often, chan...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
New website offers a combination of learning units, hands-on activities, and mentor guides to foster AI literacy.
How Fresh Is Your Feed? Social media promises to show you what's happening right now. We checked. It isn’t.
In this speculative project, we "flipped the script" on a widespread narrative regarding the use of algorithmic risk assessment for crimi...
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
Your social media. Your rules.Gobo is an experiment, not a startup. We’re building it to change the conversation on social media and imag...
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
Ritesh Noothigattu, Snehalkumar 'Neil' S. Gaikwad, Edmond Awad, Sohan Dsouza, Iyad Rahwan, Pradeep Ravikumar, Ariel D. Procaccia
AAAI 2018: Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (Acceptance rate of 24.6%)
An affective robotic ring which allows users to interact with multiple robots using finger gestures.- Runs on Robotic Operating System (R...
This is a unique time to engage and teach children about the benefits and limitations of technology.
The LEGO Papert Fellowships support three graduate students working at the intersection of creativity, play, learning, and new technology.
The new LEGO Papert Fellows will spend one week at LEGO headquarters in Denmark to share ideas and collaborate on projects.
Coming shows involve artificial intelligence, but underlying them is a concern: “What are we unleashing?”
We understand that now, more than ever, the democratization of online learning is crucial to the success of students all around the world.
Policymakers, practitioners, and researchers are grappling with some herculean questions regarding kids' safety online. Homemade sli...
The Personal Robots team collaborated with the Girl Scouts and the EMK Institute for the US Senate to teach 60 students about data privacy.
This Primary School AI curriculum introduces elementary school children to robotics and artificial intelligence. Throughout the curriculu...
As the presence of artificial intelligence expands significantly in children’s lives of learning and play, it is critical that students l...
Doodle Bot is a robot-based creative AI learning platform for high school students. It consists of an introduction to robotics, hardware,...
Young Learner's Companion Developing robots' growth mindset and pro-curious behavior and fostering the same in young learners via lo...
How can we add the missing "T" and "E" in preschool STEAM education?
Kate Darling joins Anthony Daniels, Chuck Nice, and Neil deGrasse Tyson to talk about the rise of robotics and the cultural impact of C-3P0.
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Real World Data (RWD) and Real World Evidence (RWE) are playing an increasing role in healthcare decisions to support innovative use of E...
This work is being continued through The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.Adoption of self-driving...
This work is being continued through The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.This project will suppor...
This work is being continued through The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.TuringBox is a platform&...
This work is being continued through The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.The Humanizin...
How do we raise conscientious consumers and designers of AI?Children today live in the age of artificial intelligence. On average, US chi...
Urban populations around the world are rapidly growing. To improve livability, urban residents must reduce dependency on fossil fuels and...
Vespers is a collection of masks exploring what it means to design (with) life. From the relic of the death mask to a contemporary living...
Dr Pratik Shah speaks to ecancer at the 2019 MyKE Myeloma meeting in Barcelona.
A new curriculum has been designed by MIT researchers and collaborators to teach middle school students about artificial intelligence.
By Chelsea Barabas, Karthik Dinakar, and Colin DoyleTwenty-seven prominent researchers from MIT, Harvard, Princeton, NYU,&nbs...
The University of South Carolina profiles its alum Blakeley Payne, now a master’s student in the Personal Robots group.
MIT Quest for Intelligence shares AI-focused UROP projects, including senior Nicole Thumma's work with the Personal Robots group.
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
"It’s time for us to move beyond 'bias' as the anchor point for our efforts to build ethical and fair algorithms."
The Jibo Research Platform is an in-the-field deployable Social Robotics experimentation and data collection infrastructure. Built upon t...
"I don’t think that AI will have fulfilled its full potential unless it can help us unlock human potential.”
Tega is a new robot platform designed to support long-term, in-home interactions with children, with applications in early-literacy educa...
The AAAI Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.
Designed at MIT and tested by kids ages 9 through 14, it shows how exposing kids to technology fosters their interest in STEM.
MIT researchers and collaborators have developed an open-source curriculum to teach young students about ethics and artificial intelligence.
Paper Dreams explores how human creativity can be supported by artificial intelligence.Prior research on AI and creativity has primarily ...
Promoters show off promising applications of the technology, but AI is not changing the world quite yet
To help the region catch up, students organize summit to bring Latin policymakers and researchers to MIT.
Bernal, Guillermo, Lily Zhou, Haripriya Mehta, and Pattie Maes. NeurIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for Creativity and Design, December 14, 2019.