“I am excited that LifeScore will open a direct connection between musical minds and the rhythms of our daily activities.”

-Margaret Minsky

Margaret Minsky

Haptic Interface Expert

Margaret is an internationally-known researcher in the field of haptic interfaces (computational interfaces that simulate objects that you can touch and feel), as well as a contributor in computer graphics, educational technology, and human-computer interaction.

She developed the first technique for creating haptic textures, a Lateral-Force Algorithm, while at the MIT Media Lab.

Holding a doctorate from MIT, she was Research Director at Atari Cambridge Laboratory; was among the first ten technical staff at Interval Research Corporation; and is now an advisor to the ATLAS Center, an interdisciplinary laboratory at the University of Colorado-Boulder as well as a consultant.

She also founded a design/manufacturing company to produce innovative clothing and textile processing. Her research has been published in conference proceedings in the fields of computer graphics, haptics, and mechanical engineering, and she served as editor and contributor to a book about the Logo programming language, LogoWorlds