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Professor Xiao was named to the list for “for taking on China’s Great Firewall of censorship.”
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.
UC Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity will assess the possible range of future paths cybersecurity might take.
The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has awarded its 2014 Book of the Year Award to The Discipline of Organizing, by School of Information adjunct professor Bob Glushko.
Facebook is grappling with its impact on our social and emotional lives  —  and that’s a good thing. But it has to get the research right. Why Facebook did the experiment, and how to make it better.
Once a pervasive surveillance infrastructure is in place, a government will always have an incentive to abuse that power, according to new research.
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.
School of Information faculty and students are presenting their research on human-computer interaction in Toronto this week at the annual CHI conference.
Parikh is transforming the world’s poorest areas by designing, evaluating, and deploying appropriate information systems that support sustainable economic development.
New research presents case studies from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake; Rajasthan, India, at the turn of the 20th century; and a present-day Indian welfare system.