#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 | more options
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#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


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

#71 CityHome

The CityHome is an ultra-efficient, responsive urban home, providing a hardware and software ecosystem for personal space customization. A micro-unit apartment developed by Kent Larson’s Changing Places Research Group.

Posted at 2pm on 05/13/14 | no comments | watch
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