May 18, 2015
“With big data comes big responsibility,” said Carl Bass, the keynote speaker at the School of Information’s 2015 commencement ceremony. “Don’t mess it up!”
May 16, 2015
The School of Information 2015 graduation ceremony honored 3 outstanding MIMS final projects plus outstanding faculty and students.
May 14, 2015
Winning projects support Chinese NGOs, provide fresh groceries to food-stamp recipients, and encourage better fitness habits.
May 11, 2015
Statement to US Copyright Office urges reform of the laws inhibiting cybersecurity research.
May 6, 2015
Snapily is a shopping app offering grocery pickup services to low-income residents, including SNAP and WIC participants, and increasing access to a healthy, affordable food.
April 30, 2015
Hal Varian, professor emeritus and former dean of the School of Information, has been named a 2015 Distinguished Fellow by the American Economic Association.
March 18, 2015
The dataset could help answer whether it’s possible to accurately use consumer-grade devices to interpret attention level in a problem-solving test. The class hopes that other researchers will be able to repeat the experiment with even larger subject pools.
March 10, 2015
The students focused on the human side of the challenge: the winning app takes into account the personal and emotional incentives that influence people’s choices, not just the financial incentives.
January 27, 2015
Professor Xiao was named to the list for “for taking on China’s Great Firewall of censorship.”
January 20, 2015
Machines increasingly do humans’ jobs. But what happens when a human performs a machine’s tasks? A new project by doctoral student Laura Devendorf explores that role reversal, with unexpected insights into the creative process how people interact with machines.