MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
yesterday at 20:30. Facebook
3D printing glass at the architectural scale: Architect Magazine features the Mediated Matter group's Glass II columns.
3D printing glass at the architectural scale Architect Magazine features the Mediated

Neri Oxman 3D Prints Glass at an Architectural Scale

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MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
yesterday at 17:20. Facebook
Should robots have rights? The Daily Beast examines different sides of a complex argument. Labber Kate Darling suggests "second-order" rights, which offer legal protection from abuse and mistreatment.
Should robots have rights The Daily Beast examines different sides of a

Should Robots Have Rights?

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MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
yesterday at 14:28. Facebook
On 6/1, Mayor Marty Walsh is hosting an entrepreneurship and innovation showcase at Boston's City Hall Plaza, exploring the ways startups and new technologies will shape the future of Boston. Among the featured speakers is Cynthia Breazeal, social robotics pioneer and head of the Lab's Personal Robots group.
On 61 Mayor Marty Walsh is hosting an entrepreneurship and innovation showcase

City of Boston's Courtyard Festival

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MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/21/2017 at 23:40. Facebook
“We just don’t know that much about the brain yet," says Ed Boyden. But here's some cool stuff we do know, according to the LA Times.
We just dont know that much about the brain yet says Ed

Some amazing facts about your unbelievable brain

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MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/21/2017 at 16:35. Facebook
Making the case for triangles: Fast Co.Design on alum Jonathan Bobrow's origami-inspired Troxes. "I don’t think we should be inundated with squares. If you give people those building blocks, those are the spaces in which they’ll continue to build," he explains.
Making the case for triangles Fast CoDesign on alum Jonathan Bobrows origamiinspired

This MIT Student’s Origami Building Blocks Could Make You More Creative

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William Allen
Jorge Gamaliel Frade Chávez
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/20/2017 at 23:35. Facebook
New rules for our faster, tech-driven world: Joi Ito and Jeff Howe recently spoke at the Ford Foundation about their book Whiplash.
New rules for our faster techdriven world Joi Ito and Jeff Howe

Joi Ito and Jeff Howe’s new rules for our faster, tech-driven world

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Mikael Klintred
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/20/2017 at 19:35. Facebook
“I believed that my peers at engineering school — and others — could get excited by playful art experiences. I figured that if I could grow to love the technical side that I initially was not attracted to, then others would, too." Labber Jie Qi tells the personal story behind creating her circuit stickers and launching spinoff chibitronics.
I believed that my peers at engineering school and others could get

Personal Story: Jie Qi - Connected Learning Alliance

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MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/20/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
The real-life consequences of biased algorithms: Undark on the racial problem of facial recognition tech, an issue that is the focus of Labber Joy Buolamwini's recent TED Talk and her Algorithmic Justice League initiative.
The reallife consequences of biased algorithms Undark on the racial problem of

Facial Recognition Technology Is Both Biased and Understudied

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William Allen
Sydney Skybetter
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/19/2017 at 23:35. Facebook
Hacking discrimination: At a recent MIT event, teams developed tech-based tools to address racism and bias. OpenAg assistant director Hildreth England led the Rahi team, which worked on improving the national Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program by acknowledging the racial and ethnic inequalities embedded in the food system.
Hacking discrimination At a recent MIT event teams developed techbased tools to

Hacking discrimination

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MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/19/2017 at 18:35. Facebook
In the Tangible Media group's bioLogic workout suit, ventilating flaps lined with live cells respond to an athlete’s sweat. The researchers have also designed a self-ventilating running shoe, and are experimenting with fluorescence in the microbial cells as well as other applications for bioLogic.
In the Tangible Media groups bioLogic workout suit ventilating flaps lined with

Researchers design moisture-responsive workout suit

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Pierre Dunand Filliol
Davin Lama
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/19/2017 at 17:25. Facebook
How Boston startups are building smarter furniture: The Boston Globe features spinoffs Ori Systems and Soofa.
How Boston startups are building smarter furniture The Boston Globe features spinoffs

These startups are building smarter furniture - The Boston Globe

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Guilherme Monteiro Santos
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/19/2017 at 15:23. Facebook
As a prosecutor, Adam Foss witnessed the workings of the US criminal justice system. Now he’s working to change it, using new technologies and creative solutions. On 5/25 at 3pm, join us at the Media Lab as Adam Foss and Joi ito discuss reinventing criminal justice. #MLTalks
As a prosecutor Adam Foss witnessed the workings of the US criminal

MLTalks: Reinventing criminal justice – MIT Media Lab

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MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/18/2017 at 23:25. Facebook
"What changed my life was access to education." MIT's new ReACT program will offer educational tools, outreach, and certifications for refugees and displaced populations.
What changed my life was access to education MITs new ReACT program

MIT to spur global education hub for displaced populations and refugees

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Anwar Dafa-Alla
John Violette
William Knetge
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/18/2017 at 20:07. Facebook
Blocks outside the box: Alum Jonathan Bobrow talks to Technical.ly Brooklyn about spinoff move38's Troxes, "a medium for geometric play beyond the boxes and right angles that are so common in most building toys."
Blocks outside the box Alum Jonathan Bobrow talks to Technically Brooklyn about

One of Brooklyn's top designers just made a new kind of toy - Technical.ly Brooklyn

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William Allen
Priscilla Grr
Jesslyn Tannady
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/18/2017 at 18:05. Facebook
Converting brainwaves into music: In Meet the Labbers, Affective Computing group visiting researcher Grace Leslie says being “bombarded” with new ideas and ways of thinking has inspired her work at the Lab. You can hear "Vessels," one of her mind-body compositions, in the background.
Converting brainwaves into music In Meet the Labbers Affective Computing group visiting

Meet the Labbers: Grace Leslie – MIT Media Lab

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William Allen
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/18/2017 at 16:13. Facebook
What happens when subjects and researchers have no common understanding or vocabulary to address AI? This and more in this reflection from Urs Grasser, executive director of the Berkman Klein Center, on the emerging research and conversations from the Ethics and Governance of AI initiative.
What happens when subjects and researchers have no common understanding or vocabulary

Autonomous Systems — Is it time for empirical research?

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Marco Botta
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/17/2017 at 20:25. Facebook
3D-print a building on demand: IEEE Spectrum on the Mediated Matter group's Digital Construction Platform.
3Dprint a building on demand IEEE Spectrum on the Mediated Matter groups

Robotic Construction Platform Creates Large Buildings on Demand

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Guilherme Monteiro Santos
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/17/2017 at 17:10. Facebook
Reinventing criminal justice: On 5/25 at 3pm, join us at the Media Lab for an MLTalks discussion with Joi Ito and former prosecutor and reform advocate Adam Foss.
Reinventing criminal justice On 525 at 3pm join us at the Media

MLTalks: Reinventing criminal justice – MIT Media Lab

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Jaclyn Roache
Marco Túlio Da Silva Lima
MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/17/2017 at 14:51. Facebook
"We all need to demand better." Director's Fellow Alaa Murabit writes for The Guardian about achieving global goals in a time when the odds seem set against progress.
We all need to demand better Directors Fellow Alaa Murabit writes for

Even in the age of Trump, I believe we can meet the global goals

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MIT Media Lab
MIT Media Lab
05/16/2017 at 23:35. Facebook
Explore Zensei from the Camera Culture group: enabling objects to identify users by sensing the body’s electrical properties and touch/grasping behavior through electrical frequency response sensing.
Explore Zensei from the Camera Culture group enabling objects to identify users

Zensei

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