FAST Festival MIT 150th anniversary (video)

Highlights of MIT's Festival of Art, Science and Technology, introduced by festival director Tod Machover. What a feast of gorgeous images,  ideas and inspiration, from brain research and Marvin Minsky's theories to an electronic gamelan orchestra, Guitar Hero, Chinese lute, a robotic opera, Otto Piene's sky art and more. Catch a glimpse of one of …

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50 years of music and technology at M.I.T.

Yesterday's event, Music|Machines: Celebrating 50 Years of Music & Technology @ MIT, was a great success. The all-day program of talks, discussions and evening concert featured some giants of the past half-century of music and technology and attracted an overflow crowd to the M.I.T. Media Lab. The day-time talks were webcast live. Videos of those …

Tod Machover on NPR’s Morning Edition

Tod Machover was interviewed today on NPR's Morning Edition. Tod speaks with host Bob Oakes about Music|Machines, an all-day event that will be held tomorrow (February 5, 2011) at the M.I.T. Media Laboratory. The event features lectures and discussions by such electronic music pioneers and thinkers as Max Mathews, Barry Vercoe, Marvin Minsky, Joe Paradiso, …