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The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices: How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab Are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform Our Lives
If you've ever read a book on an e-reader, unleashed your inner rock star playing Guitar Hero, built a robot with LEGO Mindstorms, or ridden in a vehicle with child-safe air bags, then you've experienced first hand just a few of the astounding innovations that have come out of the Media Lab over the past 25 years. But that’s old hat for today’s researchers, who are ...more
Published June 7th 2011 by Random House Audio
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Wonderful book that explores the serendipitous innovation that drives the MIT Media Lab. The focus of the book is more on the often-convoluted journeys behind some of the Lab's projects than anything else, but it's exciting to read about the school's hybrid funding model from someone who played a key role in its direction.