Upcoming Events
Frequent and varied events—such as lectures, colloquia, symposia, and workshops—play an active role in the continuing vitality and momentum of the Media Lab.
Oct 31 14 - Mar 22 15

VOCAL VIBRATIONS is Le Laboratoire Cambridge's exciting opening exhibition. Composer and inventor Tod Machover and architect/designer Neri Oxman invite the public into fascinating and intimate vocal experiences through their collaboration with Buddhist monk Tenzin Priyadarshi, director of the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT, and a team of scientists and collaborators including Elena Jessop, Charles Holbrow and Rebecca Kleinberger, MIT professors W.

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Dec 01 14 - May 31 15
Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York

Imagine handling objects virtually and physically in real time, from thousands of miles away. The Tangible Media Group, led by MIT Media Lab’s Hiroshi Ishii, is working on such a user interaction, transforming how we may communicate and work in the future. One current project is inFORM, a dynamic-shape display that gives physical form to digital information: physical “pixels” on a table surface move in real time, in accordance with data from a motion-sensing input device.

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Mar 05 15
Host/Chair:
Pattie Maes

To create behavior change that endures, designers have only one approach that is both fast and reliable: Change the environment. The Fogg Behavior Model (B=MAT) illuminates how this approach works. Changes in environment can specify behaviors (B). They can increase or decrease motivation (M). They can make behaviors easier or harder (A). Finally, environment changes can set or remove triggers (T).

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Mar 05 15
Buttenwieser Hall, New York, NY

Rachel Haot, Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Secretary for Technology, New York State
Minerva Tantoco, Chief Technology Officer of New York City
Rachel Sklar, journalist and creator of an innovative online women’s community
Joichi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab

Join us as we explore how the most ambitious, even intellectually radical or contrarian ideas, can lead our communities into the future.

#7DaysOfGenius
@92Y

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Mar 11 15 - Mar 17 15
Dr. Temple Grandin
Host/Chair:
Rosalind W. Picard

Film Screening
March 11, 7:30pm, Bartos Theatre, MIT Media Lab, E15-070 (Lower Level)
http://www.media.mit.edu/events/2015/03/11/film-screening-temple-grandin

Special Talk
Dr. Temple Grandin, "Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed"
March 16, 4:30pm, MIT Media Lab, Sixth-Floor Multipurpose Room (E14-674)
Co-presented with the Simons Center for the Social Brain, MIT
http://www.media.mit.edu/events/2015/03/16/dr-temple-grandin-helping-dif...

MIT Media Lab Conversations Series

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Mar 11 15
Mar 13 15 - Mar 17 15
Austin, Texas

Friday, March 13
11:00am | Joi Ito (director, MIT Media Lab), Connor Dickie, and Orkan Telhan (alumni): Synthetic Biology For Us All: Do's, Don'ts, Dreams
3:30pm | Catherine Havasi (alum): Mentor Session
5:00pm | Cynthia Breazeal (faculty): The Personal Side of Robots

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Mar 16 15

This event is co-sponsored by the Media Lab and the Simons Center for the Social Brain and is open to the public.

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Mar 17 15
Dr. Temple Grandin

All talks at the Media Lab, unless otherwise noted, are open to the public.
This talk will be webcast. Join the conversation on Twitter: #MLTalks

Contact wellbeing-events [at] media [dot] mit [dot] edu with questions.

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Mar 26 15
Scholastic Auditorium, New York