News from the MIT Media Lab
RT @BKCHarvard: 💡Ideas are taking shape at Assembly this week with @Harvard_Law and @medialab. Learn more about our 2019 cohort at https://…
RT @BKCHarvard: 💡Ideas are taking shape at Assembly this week with @Harvard_Law and @medialab. Learn more about our 2019 cohort at https://…
“For me, the appeal of open source was freedom, collaboration, peer learning, and transparency.” Interview with Lifelong Kindergarten alum @Srish_Aka_Tux, now a developer advocate with @Wikimedia. http://mitsha.re/xUOp30o8sE5
Storytelling with (real) volumetric displays: Mike Bove, head of the Object-Based Media group, on the current state of the technology and what his research team is working on. http://mitsha.re/tWkr30o8siy
"We want to raise the point that segregation is happening at very short [distances], like even just 25 meters, just across the street." @estebanmoro talks to @WBUR about the Human Dynamics group's Atlas of Inequality. http://mitsha.re/5juG30o8s02
Spinoff @OptimusRide is preparing to launch a small fleet of self-driving cars on private roads in Brooklyn, NY and Fairfield, CA this year. http://mitsha.re/DOhy30o8ryL
RT @mres: My Lifelong Kindergarten book was listed as one of the "90 Best Creativity Books of All Time" by @bookauthority https://t.co/0rGS…
“One of the most interesting parts of these symphonies I compose is not just the final piece but the whole process of bringing people together.” @operafuture head @todopera talks to @JoongAngDaily about “Symphony for the Koreas.” http://mitsha.re/NOtn30o7zPW
Synthetic Neurobiology head @eboyden3 will collaborate with @DrLiHueiTsai, @manoliskellis, and @AngelikaAmon in the new Alana Down Syndrome Center, which will work to improve quality of life for people with Down syndrome. http://mitsha.re/zxMn30o7Lmh #MITBetterWorld
“I got here because of Apollo, and Eleanor Roosevelt said it best: Believe in the beauty of your dreams.” @DavaExplorer and so many more scientists, engineers, explorers, and visionaries participated in MIT Space Week events. #Apollo5050 #BeyondTheCradle http://mitsha.re/Cfet30o7yzU
“Our devices are so much a part of our lives, but there is still a long way to go to fully and seamlessly integrate them in our lives.” This essay by @FluidInterfaces head Pattie Maes is part of @DeloitteInsight’s report on Intelligent Interfaces. http://mitsha.re/XJIE30o7yVE
How TurboTrack, from the @SignalKinetics group, uses #RFID to help robots carry out tasks faster and more accurately. http://mitsha.re/WFG330o6CXL
Alum @jacquelinekory is blazing her own path, and we couldn't be more proud! https://twitter.com/jacquelinekory/status/1107730831475462146
"We are made for relationships…and that is such a powerful thing that we fit machines into that.” As @RyersonU prepares Hitchbot 2.0 for adventure, @RosalindPicard and @grok_ join other experts to discuss how and why humans empathize with machines. http://mitsha.re/QvZi30o6DjK
Alum @dsengeh has been named as one of the @wef’s Young Global Leaders. Congratulations to David and all the members of the 2019 class of @YGLvoices! http://mitsha.re/NHTy30o6BVJ
RT @MIT_alumni: If you are associated with @MIT from 1861-2018, your name is one of 270,000 etched in nanoscale on a six-inch wafer at the…
RT @ishii_mit: 【細毛】The tangible impact of MIT's 3D printed hairs https://3dprintingindustry.com/news/the-tangible-impact-of-mits-3d-printed-hairs-150755/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=s ocial&utm_campaign=social-pug
“In many ways, we're living in a sci-fi future already.” @SPACEdotcom reports on #BeyondTheCradle and the panel “Our sci-fi space future,” featuring @ytashawomack, @itsDanielSuarez, and Marc Okrand. http://mitsha.re/qZVY30o5wYD
“Kids have a ‘special kind of affinity’ with robots,” says @MITprg head @cynthiabreazeal, which makes them a promising tool for (human) educators. http://mitsha.re/N0ey30o5vBf
RT @Freakonomics: Researcher @mres from the @medialab says kids don’t have enough opportunities to tinker (he avoids the word “fail”). “The…
RT @space_enabled: Graduate student Christine Joseph of Team @space_enabled studies aerospace engineering & tech policy. As engineer, she p…
What does your microbiota sound like? Watch Community Biotechnology Initiative head @davidsunkong's #TEDx talk. http://mitsha.re/SYtm30o3RFi
Learn more about the winning projects in the AI and the News Open Challenge, which will share $750,000 in funding from the the Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative. http://mitsha.re/1NX630o3QHw @BKCHarvard
RT @AgilityMEA: We're excited to announce the #DataAgility #hackathon, taking place from 24th to 28th of March, in coordination with MIT @m…
On @ShouldThisExist, @Joi and @jovialjoy join other experts to discuss the possibilities and pitfalls of the emotion-reading technology at the core of @kaliouby's spinoff @Affectiva. http://mitsha.re/XVNw30o3PRR
"How do you maintain an entertaining tone without diluting the issue?" @civicMIT's @anushka1991 and @kavindya_T share findings from their Civic Entertainment project. http://mitsha.re/Nnr030o3PHs
RT @AmanpourCoPBS: .@Joi joined @WalterIsaacson to discuss the @medialab and tech ethics. Watch the full conversation here: https://t.co/QI…
"We like to talk about intelligence augmentation rather than artificial intelligence, and we view the future of interaction with our devices as more natural and intimate," @FluidInterfaces head Pattie Maes writes. http://mitsha.re/3grg30o3Daj
RT @todopera: Great soprano Renée Fleming visited MIT this week, giving a brilliant lecture on music and mind, engaging in a discussion tha…
Designing social robots for older adults: In @theNAEng's spring issue of The Bridge, @MITprg researchers present a user-centered design approach to creating intelligent social technologies to empower and help older adults at home. http://mitsha.re/Jn4T30o3BDO
EngageME, an #AffectiveComputing project led by Oggi Rudovic and @RosalindPicard, has been chosen as an EU Research Success Story. Congratulations! http://mitsha.re/b5Kc30o1WIh #Horizon2020
RT @mres: To support the rapid growth of @Scratch, we’re expanding the Scratch Foundation and opening a new headquarters in Boston. With Sc…
And that's a wrap for #BeyondTheCradle 2019! We'll post the videos from all of today's keynotes, panels, and industry talks as soon as they're captioned. Thank you to all of our speakers & attendees, and to all of you who watched the livestream!
What makes @medialab special is that you've got synthetic neurobiologists working with artists, designers, roboticists, and tinkerers. The goal of @ExploreSpace_ML is to bring all these approaches together to revolutionize #SpaceExploration. — @ariel_ekblaw #BeyondTheCradle https://twitter.com/ExploreSpace_ML/status/1106312496200208384
RT @ExploreSpace_ML: That time Katherine Johnson (of #HiddenFigures @NASA_Langley fame) asked @Astro_Flow, "When are we getting to Mars?" #…
RT @ExploreSpace_ML: Audience question: "What's the difference between an astronaut and a cosmonaut?" Nikolay Chubb's answer: There is no d…
"What we really need is that @MIT ethos of mind and hand—just get to work and built it." Astronaut Tony Antonelli on the next phases of #SpaceExploration— getting to back to the Moon and putting people on Mars. #BeyondTheCradle
Obviously there's a floating donut wall at #BeyondTheCradle. That's standard right? https://twitter.com/JannaLevin/status/1106306266383683603
"I came back to Earth with the undeniable truth that we are all already in space together." — @Astro_Nicole #BeyondTheCradle
RT @ExploreSpace_ML: Like most things in life, it comes down to the people you get to share it with — @Astro_Nicole on her time on the #ISS…
RT @albertotono3: Nice comparison of @ISS_CASIS ISS #BeyondTheCradle
Now at #BeyondTheCradle: Astronaut Augury! @Astro_Cady moderates a panel with @Astro_Nicole, @Astro_Flow, and cosmonaut Nikolay Chub. http://mitsha.re/eTJh30o2DjF
RT @egroegzil: @JannaLevin reminds us that science IS part of culture. We don't have to package it in a special way--science is and always…
RT @ExploreSpace_ML: At #BeyondTheCradle 2019, keynote speaker @JannaLevin discusses Rai Weiss' #LIGO and gravitational waves. #TBT to Ray'…
RT @ExploreSpace_ML: At #BeyondTheCradle 2019, keynote speaker @JannaLevin discusses Ray Weiss' LIGO and gravitational waves. #TBT to Ray's…
Most of the universe is dark. Most of the universe is made of a form of matter and energy that we do not understand. — @JannaLevin #BeyondTheCradle #SpaceExploration
RT @ExploreSpace_ML: Live now at #BeyondTheCradle: Plenary keynote with @JannaLevin, professor of physics and astronomy, @BarnardCollege ht…
There is a huge range of temperatures (77K-415K), pH levels (0-12), salt concentrations, and oxygen levels where life can survive and thrive on Earth—even subseafloor cells that divide only once every 5000 years. So what is out there in space? #BeyondTheCradle
RT @ExploreSpace_ML: ...our Life in Space panelists are fighting. @lynnjrothschild, @JulesDeep, @tegmark #BeyondTheCradle https://t.co/fSFS…
RT @MichaelRFerrari: Life in Space panel. observation:Diversity in disciplines in Astrobiology's strength #BeyondTheCradle #SpaceExploratio…
Now at #BeyondTheCradle: Track A, Industry talk: @jeffmanber, CEO, NanoRacks Track B, Life in Space panel, with @lynnjrothschild, @JulesDeep, @tegmark, and Paul Horowitz, moderated @medialab student Sunanda Sharma http://mitsha.re/eTJh30o2DjF
 
 
 
 
 
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