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 05 15 12:00am - Jun 30 16 12:00am
Jerome Wiesner in the Lobby of the Wiesner building

Jerry Wiesner was the quintessential Renaissance man. The breadth of his interests and achievements made him an iconic figure, not only for MIT, but also for the world. During his long career he became an expert in microwave theory, communications science, and engineering, figuring prominently in the development of radar while at MIT’s Radiation Laboratory during WWII. Years later, as science advisor to President John F. Kennedy, he played a critical role in de-escalating the arms race and gaining ratification for the partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

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Feb 12 16 9:00am - Aug 12 16 5:00pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
May 07 16 9:00am - May 12 16 6:00pm
San Jose, CA

Video:
PsychicVR
Judith Amores Fernandez, Fluid Interfaces

Papers:
Body Integrated Programmable Joints Interface (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
Sang-won Leigh, Fluid Interfaces

Snapshot Expose
Dates: 4/2 and 4/5
Akane Sano, Affective Computing

The MIT Make the Breastpump Not Suck Hackathon
Date: 5/11
Catherine D'Ignazio, Alexis Hope, Becky Michelson, Robyn Churchill, Ethan Zuckerman (Civic Media)

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May 14 16 9:00am - 1:00pm
Host/Chair:
Lifelong Kindergarten

Join the Scratch Team at the MIT Media Lab to meet, share, learn, and celebrate Scratch Day with local Scratchers! There are also many other Scratch Day events taking place all over the world. Find the one nearest to you at http://day.scratch.mit.edu/.

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May 20 16 8:30am - 10:00am

From an organic-like, adaptable chaise lounge called “Gemini” to a biomorphic spacesuit, Neri Oxman’s award-winning designs are wildly provocative and inspiring.

We often talk about the leading edge, and this is it. Oxman is an architect, designer, and MIT professor whose pioneering work explores biologically-inspired fabrication technologies that enhance relationships between designed objects and the environment.

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May 31 16 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Webcasts of events in the MLTalks series are live captioned for the hearing impaired.

Audio Assist Devices are available for those attending in person; please email events [at] media [dot] mit [dot] edu for more information.

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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Jun 08 16 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sputniko!, artist, designer, assistant professor at MIT Media Lab
Katia Vega, Nan Zhao, Cindy Kao, Xin Liu, and Viirg Kan, members of the techstyle ML group at the MIT Media Lab

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Jun 09 16 6:00pm - 9:00pm

TEDxCambridge celebrates the remarkable innovation, creativity, and inspiration found within New England and beyond, showcasing insights in science, design, technology, business, education, and the arts. Our speakers tackle humanity’s toughest questions, answering with innovation, enterprise, and enduring optimism. We seek to highlight ideas that inspire people to change their lives and communities.

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