Pioneering filmmaker Richard Leacock, former MIT professor, dies at age 89
March 24, 2011Inventive MIT filmmaker helped create cinéma vérité style with path-breaking documentaries
Success stories aplenty from the MIT Center for Future Civic Media
March 17, 2011Update from Center Director Chris Csikszentmihályi
In the World: Turning old oil into new mileage
February 24, 2011Brazilian waste pickers gain an inexpensive way to fuel their vehicles using leftover cooking oil.
Can telecom data help redraw political boundaries?
December 9, 2010By analyzing one of the world’s largest databases of phone data, researchers partition Great Britain into densely interconnected regions.
Your vital signs, on camera
October 3, 2010MIT team develops system for continuous medical monitoring using widely available video technology.
MIT researchers among Technology Review’s annual list of the world’s top young innovators
August 25, 2010‘TR35’ to be honored at Technology Review’s EmTech@MIT conference next month.
NSF award funds Media Lab researchers work on Autism spectrum disorders
August 20, 2010Collaboration is the first large-scale effort of computer and behavioral scientists to jointly address ASD.
Local competition inspires creative use of public-private space
June 23, 2010Atlantic Ave. installations prove community value of pedestrian-friendly elements.
Wanna come out and play? Introducing the Department of Play
May 19, 2010Researchers with MIT's Center for Future Civic Media develop ways to use play to engage youth in their communities.
Slideshow: Mapping the oil spill
May 16, 2010MIT student leads project using balloons and kites to provide aerial documentation of the Gulf oil slick’s extent and effects
Introducing a new program in Art, Culture and Technology
April 12, 2010New initiative combines a rich legacy of academic and research practices