MIT Media Lab
This Device Makes People Find Others More Attractive By Playing Fake Breathing Sounds
Masque induces psychological changes by altering how users perceive their breathing.
MIT's 'Orbit Weaver' Turns Astronauts into Spiders
Moving around in microgravity is tough, but a new MIT Media Lab device takes a page from Spiderman to help astronauts navigate while weightless.
The 'Telemetron' Is a Post-Earth Musical Instrument Designed for Zero Gravity
The Telemetron generates musical compositions using gyroscopic “chimes.”
MIT Researchers Have Developed a ‘System for Dream Control’
When is a sleeper actually asleep?
Living With Robots Will Change Humans in Unexpected Ways
"The problem might not be that if we teach a robot to kick a ball, the robot will come back and kick us. The problem might be that it does something to us if we kick the robot."
How Metadata Can Reveal What Your Job Is
With a little help from AI, of course.
Turning Carbon Air Pollution into Artist Paints and Inks
Graviky Labs has designed a technology that captures air pollution and converts it into a usable ink for printing and painting.
These High-Tech Temporary Tattoos Can Turn Up the Volume
DuoSkin is a fabrication process for creating temporary tattoo user interfaces
This Pretty Temporary Tattoo Lets You Remotely Control Your Devices
This is some of the prettiest and easiest biohacking we’ve seen yet.
3D-Printed Hair Can Sense and Spark Motion
The furry structures from MIT's Tangible Media Group have surprisingly diverse applications.
To Survive Long Term, Bitcoin Needs a Break from the Real World
Bitcoin is in trouble. MIT Media Lab is prescribing $900,000 and some time to incubate.
Richard Stallman Braved a Winter Storm Last Night to March Against DRM
As representatives of Comcast, Netflix and Microsoft meet to discuss the future of the web, an angry crowd is forming outside.