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Celebrating The MIT Media Lab's 25th Birthday

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Celebrating The MIT Media Lab's 25th Birthday

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Celebrating The MIT Media Lab's 25th Birthday

Celebrating The MIT Media Lab's 25th Birthday

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Nicholas Negroponte, founder and chairman, One Laptop per Child, co-founder and former director, MIT Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

Ramesh Raskar, leader, Camera Culture group, MIT Media Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

Alex "Sandy" Pentland, director, Human Dynamics Laboratory, MIT Media Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

In 1985, when high-tech computing meant a Commodore 128, Jerome Wiesner and Nicholas Negroponte formed the MIT Media Lab, the birthplace of innovations such as e-ink for digital readers and the technology behind the game Guitar Hero. Negroponte talks about the lab's past, present and future.