Marvin Minsky honored for lifetime achievements in artificial intelligence
January 17, 2014The MIT professor emeritus earns the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for his pioneering work and mentoring role in the field of artificial intelligence.
Power (of electronics) to the people
January 15, 2014Alumna Ayah Bdeir’s fast-growing startup littleBits, which sells connectable electronic modules, is helping people understand and build creatively with electronics.
App Inventor launches second iteration
December 30, 2013Since its 2009 creation, more than a million people have registered to use App Inventor, which is now based out of the MIT Media Lab.
Cameron Kerry joins MIT Media Lab as visiting scholar
December 17, 2013Former Commerce Department official will work on privacy issues and ‘Big Data for Public Good’ initiative.
‘Wise chisels’: Art, craftsmanship, and power tools
November 22, 2013MIT project melds personal style and technique with computerized control systems.
Hungarian President János Áder visits MIT Media Lab
October 30, 2013Four research groups host delegation in 90-minute visit.
Giving students ‘a six-month runway’ to launch startups
October 23, 2013An independent investment fund gives MIT Media Lab alumni startup support — and a way to put money back into the Institute.
Three from MIT win NIH grants
September 30, 2013Boyden, Ting and Tye receive grants for innovative medical research.
Four from MIT named to ‘AI’s 10 to Watch’ list
August 9, 2013Ranking celebrates rising researchers in the field of artificial intelligence
Diversifying your online world
June 17, 2013In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’
Automated ‘coach’ could help with social interactions
June 13, 2013New software system from MIT could help people improve their conversational and interview skills.
U.S. Ambassador Allan J. Katz visits MIT
May 20, 2013Ambassador to Portugal led a Business Development Road Show that included a stop at the MIT Media Lab.
MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator announces 2013 student teams
May 16, 2013Startup accelerator includes eight MIT student teams as well as teams from six international universities.
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