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New research reveals how information systems can replace person-to-person service encounters by substituting information for interaction.
Josh Blumenstock
The 2012 dissertation, “Essays on the economic impacts of mobile phones in sub-Saharan Africa, ” was honored by the iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award Competition.
Jens Grossklags
Grossklags is an assistant professor at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology.
danah boyd
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.
Howard Besser<br />(photo by <a href="http://flic.kr/p/4BtMDN">Rick Prelinger</a>)
Besser and his team from NYU faced social, political, and technical challenges in archiving the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Bailey Smith & Anne Wootton receive the Knight News Challenge award at the Online News Association Conference.
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.
“All of Us or None,” an exhibit of posters at the Oakland Museum of California, was curated by I School alum Lincoln Cushing.
Cushing is an author, archivist, and long-time scholar of political posters.

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