MIT Media Lab
today at 00:40. Facebook
Play Labs, a newly launched playful tech accelerator for MIT students and alumni, will be run by alum Rizwan Virk.

Play Labs, a playful tech accelerator for MIT students and alumni, launches

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MIT Media Lab
yesterday at 21:20. Facebook
In this week's Meet the Labbers, visiting student Erdem Kaya talks about big data analytics and the exchange of ideas.

Meet the Labbers: Erdem Kaya – MIT Media Lab

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MIT Media Lab
yesterday at 18:29. Facebook
Use the FlipFeed Chrome extension, created by Laboratory for Social Machines students Nabeel Gillani and Martin Saveski, to scroll a mile in another person's Twitter feed: [ Mitsha.re Link ]
MIT Media Lab
yesterday at 15:42. Facebook
There were no arrests made during the women's march in DC, or at sister marches in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, or in dozens of the other participating cities across the country and around the world. Learn more about peaceful protest in this week's #MLTalks event: Building a Toolbox for Nonviolent Resistence, with Jamila Raqib and Joi Ito, 1/25 at 3pm. [ Mitsha.re Link ] #MLTalks

MLTalks: Building a Toolbox for Nonviolent Resistance with Jamila Raqib – MIT Media Lab

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MIT Media Lab
01/22/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
Human, but not too human—Labber Kate Darling and other experts talk to WIRED about finding the right balance in robotic design.

The Touchy Task of Making Robots Seem Human—But Not Too Human

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MIT Media Lab
01/22/2017 at 18:20. Facebook
“One of the risks [of] the lack of diversity in engineers is that it’s not intuitive which questions you should be asking.” Media Lab Director Joi Ito and Center for Civic Media researcher Joy Buolamwini describe the difficulties of working with facial-recognition software when you don’t look like the person who programmed it.

Most engineers are white — and so are the faces they use to train software

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MIT Media Lab
01/21/2017 at 21:15. Facebook
Every January, MIT encourages the community to take a creative break with the Independent Activities Period (IAP).

Featured video: Diving into IAP

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MIT Media Lab
01/21/2017 at 18:10. Facebook
Research from Google, the MIT Media Lab, and others suggests that “automated machine learning” may accelerate #AI, by developing machine learning software that can program similar software more effectively.

Google’s AI software is learning to make AI software

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MIT Media Lab
01/20/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
MIT Media Lab
01/20/2017 at 16:50. Facebook
MIT Media Lab
01/20/2017 at 11:15. Facebook
Watch live: An insight, an idea | At the World Economic Forum, Joi Ito and David Kirkpatric discuss science and technology, and their limitations, in the fourth industrial revolution.

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017

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MIT Media Lab
01/20/2017 at 00:35. Facebook
An insight, an idea: Tomorrow, 1/20 at 12:15pm Swiss time, Joi Ito and David Kirkpatrick take the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss the Media Lab, Bitcoin, and Whiplash.

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017

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MIT Media Lab
01/19/2017 at 21:25. Facebook
Tree, a haptically enhanced #VR experience from Fluid Interfaces student Xin Liu and visiting student Yedan Qian, is debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, 1/20-1/27. [ Mitsha.re Link ]
MIT Media Lab
01/19/2017 at 18:53. Facebook
What does Twitter look like for someone with a different political ideology? Find out with FlipFeed, a new project from the Laboratory for Social Machines that lets you step into someone else's feed.

FlipFeed - step into someone else's Twitter feed

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MIT Media Lab
01/19/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
Thinking about Thinking about Seymour: On 1/26, watch a livestream of a day-long symposium celebrating the ideas and research of Seymour Papert, pioneer of Constructivist learning and founding faculty member at the Media Lab.

Check out this link

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MIT Media Lab
01/19/2017 at 00:35. Facebook
AI in the public interest: Knight Foundation on how the new fund will advance the ethics of artificial intelligence.

AI in the public interest: How a new fund will advance the ethics of...

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MIT Media Lab
01/18/2017 at 21:20. Facebook
On 1/25 at 3pm, join Joi Ito and Jamila Raqib, director of the Albert Einstein Institute, as they discuss using nonviolent resistance to fight oppression, and creating a system to analyze and communicate techniques of resistance and defense to diverse groups of people. #MLTalks

MLTalks: Building a Toolbox for Nonviolent Resistance with Jamila Raqib...

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MIT Media Lab
01/18/2017 at 18:05. Facebook
"Inclusive participation matters. And, by being visible in STEM, I hope to inspire the next generation of stargazers." MIT News features Civic Media student Joy Buolamwini, who won the Search for Hidden Figures contest with her Algorithmic Justice League. She plans to use the $50K scholarship money toward building "bias-busting" machine-learning tools.

Joy Buolamwini wins national contest for her work fighting bias in...

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MIT Media Lab
01/18/2017 at 15:46. Facebook
A review of contemporary rocks: Three projects from MIT architects and designers use “geo-mimicry” to build new environments. A new blog post from the School of Architecture + Planning.

A Review of Contemporary Rocks

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MIT Media Lab
01/17/2017 at 21:13. Facebook
Vespers, the series of 3D printed death masks from Neri Oxman and the Mediated Matter group, is part of the Design Museum's Fear and Love exhibit, on view through April 23.

Fear and Love

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