April 16, 2013
Don’t be surprised if you hear a buzzing sound in the hallways of South Hall this semester. A small team of School of Information students is experimenting with unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones: becoming familiar with drones’ capabilities and imagining their future applications.
April 3, 2013
Instead of typing your password, in the future you may only have to think your password. A new School of Information study explores the feasibility of brainwave-based computer authentication as a substitute for passwords.
March 27, 2013
Elisa Oreglia honored for the best graduate student paper on China and inner Asia at the Association for Asian Studies annual conference.
March 25, 2013
How can students work together in the new generation of online courses? And how can online systems support and encourage peer learning? A new School of Information research project aims to answer these questions and more.
March 22, 2013
Nearly 150 students, alumni, and information professionals filled South Hall this past weekend for the School of Information’s fourth annual InfoCamp, an ‘unconference’ for the information community.
March 13, 2013
Automatic connects your smartphone to your car’s onboard computer, helping consumers save money, drive smarter, and understand what’s
happening under the hood.
March 8, 2013
The SXSW Interactive Festival is set to welcome I School alumna danah boyd as the second member of its Hall of Fame, calling her a “trend-setter whose career accomplishments have paved the future of the new media industry.” Dr. boyd received her Ph.D from the School of Information in 2008 and is currently a member of the School of Information Advisory Board.
March 6, 2013
Who are we? How are we making a difference in the world? — And how can you be a part of it?
February 27, 2013
Research on Sharetribe, a community sharing site, found that users fear owing each other a debt of gratitude and are reluctant to ask for help.
February 25, 2013
New research reveals how information systems can replace person-to-person service encounters by substituting information for interaction.