- Co-Founder and Director of the MIT Media Labo
- Delivered First TEDtalk
- Bestselling Author
Nicholas Negroponte is the co-founder (with Jerome B. Wiesner) of the MIT Media Lab (1985), which he directed for its first 20 years. A graduate of MIT, Negroponte was a pioneer in the field of computer-aided design and has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1966. He gave the first TED talk in 1984, as well as 13 since. He is author of the 1995 best seller, Being Digital, ... VIEW MORE
True Innovation Shouldn’t Focus on the Outcomes – Celebrate the Process
In the developing world, we are sharing the wrong message about entrepreneurship and what constitutes success. ... View More
The Digital Civilization
Nicholas Negroponte’s 1995 book “Being Digital” gave a glimpse into the world we now occupy – complete with ... View More
Creating a More Peaceful Planet Through Technology
Global access to the “digital world” – by children and poorer nations – carries unprecedented potential to ... View More
Righting the Wrongs of How We Learn
What if we have learning all wrong? The industrialization of schooling, says Nicholas Negroponte, has replaced ... View More
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