December 11, 2012
The smart cup prototype logs your daily beverage consumption automatically and invisibly. Users define their own goals and targets, either to increase their water intake or to limit their caffeine or soda consumption; it can even send an alert when you hit your daily caffeine limit.
December 5, 2012
Adjunct professor Xiao Qiang documents the spread of subversive online wordplay and its implications for China’s sense of national identity and political future.
November 26, 2012
Social media researcher danah boyd is joining the School of Information Advisory Board. Dr. boyd is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research, a leading scholar of the online lives of today’s youth, and a 2008 alumna of the I School.
October 29, 2012
The organization’s highest honor recognizes Buckland’s “noteworthy contribution to the field of information science.”
October 25, 2012
Updates on five student projects from the course “Information and Communications Technologies for Social Enterprise” that have already become full-fledged companies serving the developing world — plus a web platform that is just about to to open its doors to the public.
October 24, 2012
King & Mulligan are included in the third annual “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers” publication, released by the Future of Privacy Forum.
October 18, 2012
The mobile app “AnyType” lets people experiment with the creative process — and encourages them to see the world around them through a new lens.
October 2, 2012
The Pop-Up Archive, first developed as a 2012 MIMS final project, is an open-source software system to streamline the entire workflow of a radio producer. Now the Archive is the winner of a $300,000 Knight News Challenge grant.
September 21, 2012
Elizabeth Goodman, a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Information, first became interested in user experience research while taking a graduate course at NYU. Now she is the author of the new edition of the classic handbook of user experience research “Observing the User Experience.”