Past Talks and Colloquia
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.
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Feb 27 15
Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin

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

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Feb 26 15
Host/Chair:
Pattie Maes

New mobile apps and wearable devices for measuring health-related behavior and motivating health behavior change are being introduced by academia and industry at a dizzying rate. There are certainly some exciting opportunities in “just-in-time” behavioral measurement and intervention technologies enabled by these technologies. There are also, however, some major hurdles to overcome to prove that these new ideas lead to meaningful improvements in health.

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Feb 23 15

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

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Feb 19 15
Host/Chair:
Rosalind W. Picard

This live interaction via Skype is free and open to the public.

Over the last three years, Dr. BJ Fogg has used email to coach over 30,000 people in a new method of habit formation. This was not his intent at the start. However, as people signed up for his 5-day course each week, he just kept going, day after day, even while on vacation.

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Feb 12 15
MIT Media Lab, E14-633
Host/Chair:
Pattie Maes

Chronic stress is often thought to be exacerbated by interactive technologies–but we challenge this assumption by designing and evaluating techniques for designing experiences and interactions that either mitigate known stressors or induce calm. The outputs of this effort are both novel interactive systems and heuristics and frameworks for designers and researchers to reduce stressors in their designs. In this talk, Dr.

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Feb 05 15
Host/Chair:
Rosalind W. Picard

This talk is free and open to the public, and will be a live interaction via Skype.

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Jan 28 15

This talk has been cancelled due to the weather, with plans to be rescheduled for spring 2015

This talk is part of the Advancing Wellness seminar series at the MIT Media Lab. For information about future talks, please signup to our mailing list by sending an email to wellness-seminars-join [at] media [dot] mit [dot] edu

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Jan 24 15 - Jan 25 15
Jan 23 15

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

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Jan 21 15 - Jan 24 15
Davos, Switzerland

1/21, 2:30pm: Tod Machover and Paola Antonelli of MoMA, "Digital Creativity"

1/21, 8:00pm: Vocal Vibrations at the Music Industry Dinner

1/24, 5:45pm: Closing performance: "A Symphony for Our Times"

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