#76 Mushtari

How can we design relationships between the most primitive and sophisticated life forms? Can we design wearables embedded with synthetic microorganisms that can enhance and augment biological functionality? Meet Mushtari, a 3D-printed wearable designed as a 58 meter long microbial factory that uses synthetic biology to convert sunlight into useful products for humans and microbes.

Posted at 9am on 07/06/15 | no comments | more options
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#75 EmotiveModeler

Whether or not we’re experts in the design language of objects, we have an unconscious understanding of the emotional character of their forms. EmotiveModeler integrates knowledge about our emotive perception of shapes into a CAD tool that uses descriptive adjectives as an input to aid both expert and novice designers in creating objects that can communicate emotive character.

Posted at 10pm on 06/02/15 | no comments | watch

#74 Director’s Fellows Program

An overview of the MIT Media Lab Director’s Fellows Program, a unique program that connects the research from the Lab with communities and causes all over the world. This video was produced for the 2015 Spring Member Meeting.

Posted at 9am on 04/15/15 | no comments | watch

#73 eyeMITRA

eyeMITRA allows anyone to easily and non-invasively explore the back of the eye, opening possibilities for new assessments of eye health and for exploration of systemic illnesses that manifest in the eye. This work is built upon the Camera Culture group’s pioneering research in computational photography.

Posted at 2am on 02/19/15 | no comments | watch

#72 TRANSFORM

TRANSFORM fuses technology and design to celebrate its transformation from a piece of still furniture to a dynamic machine driven by a stream of data and energy.

Posted at 6pm on 07/07/14 | no comments | watch
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