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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.
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.
Elisa Oreglia honored for the best graduate student paper on China and inner Asia at the Association for Asian Studies annual conference.
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.
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.
Automatic connects your smartphone to your car’s onboard computer, helping consumers save money, drive smarter, and understand what’s happening under the hood.
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.
Who are we? How are we making a difference in the world? — And how can you be a part of it?
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.
New research reveals how information systems can replace person-to-person service encounters by substituting information for interaction.