Skip to Content

The campus glowed on May 7 and 8 for FAST Light, part of the MIT150 Festival of Art, Science, and Technology (FAST). Maxwell’s Dream (above), by architecture grad students Kaustuv De Biwas and Daniel Rosenberg, let viewers play with a magnetic field to “paint” with light.

Above artworks created at MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies were projected onto Liquid Archive, an inflatable screen on the Charles River that was designed by ­architecture faculty members Nader Tehrani and ­Gediminas Urbonas. In the background, Light Bridge, by Susanne ­Seitinger and Pol Pla of the Program in Media Arts and Sciences, illuminated the Harvard Bridge with a 10,000-pixel display activated by ­sensors detecting viewers’ movements.

Keep Reading

Most Popular

AGI is just chatter for now concept
AGI is just chatter for now concept

The hype around DeepMind’s new AI model misses what’s actually cool about it

Some worry that the chatter about these tools is doing the whole field a disservice.

Hoan Ton-That, CEO of Clearview AI
Hoan Ton-That, CEO of Clearview AI

The walls are closing in on Clearview AI

The controversial face recognition company was just fined $10 million for scraping UK faces from the web. That might not be the end of it.

Europe's AI Act concept
Europe's AI Act concept

A quick guide to the most important AI law you’ve never heard of

The European Union is planning new legislation aimed at curbing the worst harms associated with artificial intelligence.

Stay connected

Illustration by Rose WongIllustration by Rose Wong

Get the latest updates from
MIT Technology Review

Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.

Thank you for submitting your email!

Explore more newsletters

It looks like something went wrong.

We’re having trouble saving your preferences. Try refreshing this page and updating them one more time. If you continue to get this message, reach out to us at customer-service@technologyreview.com with a list of newsletters you’d like to receive.