CSAIL

Moveable

MIT Invented a Tool That Allows Driverless Cars to Navigate Rural Roads Without a Map

Mapping rural areas is a barrier to autonomous vehicles operating in those areas, but cars might not need maps at all.
Tracey Lindeman
5.7.18
Moveable

Car Sensors Will Help Solve Traffic Jams

Stop tailgating already, say MIT researchers.
Tracey Lindeman
12.14.17
code

New MIT Tool Automatically Rewrites Old Code for New Software

But take heart: It still requires human developers.
Michael Byrne
9.27.17
MIT

Robots Can Quickly Learn New Skills From Humans and Teach Them to Other Robots

“I’m not concerned about the robot apocalypse.”
Daniel Oberhaus
5.10.17
ASPERGERS

This AI Wearable Helps Make You Less Socially Awkward

Researchers at MIT’s CSAIL hope the wearable will help people with social anxiety better navigate the nuances of human communication.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.1.17
TOYS

Design a Custom Drone with New MIT Software

Like Build-a-Bear, but for drones.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.5.16
video

This Algorithm Taught Itself to Animate a Still Photo

This is the first time that a machine has been able to generate multi-frame video from a static image.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.28.16
videos

This Little Jumping Cube Is Probably How The Robot Apocalypse Starts

But it's so cute! (For now...)
Carl Franzen
10.3.16
hospital

'Medical Robot Assistants' Are Helping Nurses Schedule Tasks in the Labor Ward

A robot developed at MIT makes suggestions to help nurses juggle scheduling logistics in the labor ward.
Madison Margolin
7.12.16
video

How to Teach a Robot to Build a Rube Goldberg Machine

Robot, meet gravity.
Jordan Pearson
1.4.16
Tinder

This AI Can Help You Take the Perfect Selfie

A Tinder photo to remember.
Jordan Pearson
12.16.15
News

Now That It's Easy to Encrypt Our Chats, Encrypting Metadata Comes Next

A project called Vuvuzela not only encrypts the content of messages between two people, but as much information about those messages and the people who sent and received them as possible.
Matthew Braga
12.7.15
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