July 11, 2014
Once a pervasive surveillance infrastructure is in place, a government will always have an incentive to abuse that power, according to new research. The researchers developed a model that predicts how much a government will abuse its power and how citizens will react to that abuse, based on the level of surveillance infrastructure available and the overall effectiveness and popularity of the government.
July 10, 2014
Carver and Lissner are the co-founders of the non-profit Free Law Project; they were recognized as innovators in the delivery of legal services.
June 16, 2014
When they awoke at the base of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s kelp forest, four School of Information students and alumni knew that this was no ordinary programming project.
June 6, 2014
The four days of intensive workshops and networking captured the disciplinary breadth and leadership focus of the School of Information’s new Master of Information and Data Science program.
May 23, 2014
In response to the humanitarian crisis in the Balkans, two new grads of the I School are soliciting an unusual kind of support — donations of Bitcoin or Dogecoin cryptocurrencies.
May 17, 2014
Keynote speaker Nicole Wong and student speakers challenged the class of 2014 to remember their social and ethical responsibilities as information professionals, and awards honored distinguished students, faculty, and projects.
May 17, 2014
James R. Chen awards for outstanding master’s final projects, distinguished faculty awards, and outstanding project videos.
May 9, 2014
Five School of Information students are developing a system to solve one of the biggest challenges of India’s market for household domestic workers, and to help a whole community that isn’t being served.
May 8, 2014
Two Berkeley School of Information students were awarded the first-place prize this week in the Tech-to-Market Innovation Challenge, competing with other teams from across the Berkeley campus to develop a technology and business strategy to take advantage of the emerging LTE Direct standard.
April 28, 2014
School of Information faculty and students are presenting their research on human-computer interaction in Toronto this week at the annual CHI conference.