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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.
Professor Hearst was honored for her contributions to information retrieval and computational linguistics.
Faculty, Ph.D. students, and alumni present over a dozen papers, notes, demonstrations, and workshops at the international Information and Communication Technologies and Development conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
Thinkers50 is a global ranking of management thinkers published every two years.
Pardos is an expert in the emerging field of educational data mining — applying data science methodologies to online learning environments to understand student learning.