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What if materials could defy gravity, so that we could leave them suspended in mid-air?
There's no such thing as a "typical" Media Lab student. Current Media Arts and Sciences graduate students discuss their research, what it's like to work at the Media Lab, and why you should apply.
MIT Media Lab researchers have created a new imaging system that can acquire visual data at a rate of one trillion frames per second. That's fast enough to produce a slow-motion video of light traveling through objects.
WBUR's Visionaries series featured Tod Machover of the MIT Media Lab, and his use of music in therapy for emotionally and physically challenged individuals.
Ryan Chin is a Research Specialist and PhD Candidate at the MIT Media Lab. His research in urban mobility systems addresses the energy and mobility problems of 21st century cities such as energy efficiency, congestion, urban land-use, and carbon emissions leading to ...
TRANSFORM fuses technology and design to celebrate its transformation from a piece of still furniture to a dynamic machine driven by the stream of data and energy.
MIT Media Lab Professor Tod Machover discusses his robotic opera more than 10 years in the making, 'Death and the Powers.' Read more about its premiere at http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2010/opera-machover-0910.html
MIT Media Lab associate professor Joe Paradiso's homemade analog synthesizer, probably the world's largest, is on display at the MIT Museum and streaming online.
There are people all over the world with less-than-traditional backgrounds who would be great additions to the Media Lab community. We wanted to create a program to loop them in. Our Director's Fellows initiative creates a way for these extraordinary individuals to ...
Neil Gershenfeld, director of the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms, and Robert Atkinson, founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, discuss the potential role of localized 3-D printing in manufacturing.
MIT researchers are finding ways to make it possible to sculpt items with distinctive signs of handicraft, while controlling the outcome so that the object doesn't stray too far from the desired form.
Conversation with Ryan Chin, Research Associate and PhD candidate at the MIT Media Lab, about the CityCar electric automobile.
The Chameleon Guitar — so named for its ability to mimic different instruments — is an electric guitar whose body has a separate central section that is removable.
As new forms of media, networks and devices emerge throughout history, documentarians are always at the forefront of discovering how to tell stories with them. From the first newsreels, to the latest Virtual Reality installations, non-fiction creators are the first to ...
The SuperPacApp helps voters get the information they need to make the most important decision of the year.
How are the shifting relations between media producers and their audiences transforming the concept of meaningful participation? And how do alternative systems for the circulation of media texts pave the way for new production modes, alternative genres of content, and ...
Join Yaneer Bar-Yam of the New England Complex Systems Institute in discussion with Sandy Pentland of the MIT Media Lab about the convergence of big data with social science.
Meet Kelvin Doe. A 15-year-old with no formal engineering training, Doe has built batteries and generators using trashed scrap metal and wiring.
In this inaugural lecture of the MIT Media Lab Conversations Series, Lawrence Lessig discusses some of the core problems of the U.S. Congress and more.
Media Lab students and Director Joi Ito provide an overview of the uniqueness, impact, and magic that goes into Media Lab research, as part of the Lab's participation in the Aspen Ideas Festival 2012.