The School of Information is UC Berkeley’s newest professional school. Located in the center of campus, the I School is a graduate research and education community committed to expanding access to information and to improving its usability, reliability, and credibility while preserving security and privacy.
The School of Information's courses bridge the disciplines of information and computer science, design, social sciences, management, law, and policy. We welcome interest in our graduate-level Information classes from current UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students and community members. More information about signing up for classes.
The smart fabric could be used to create clothes with dynamically changing colors or patterns. But who would wear clothes that double as a computer display? And why? New research explores these questions.
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.
Suzanne Ginsburg will be teaching the new course “Designing Mobile Experiences” at the School of Information in Fall 2012. Ginsburg talks about her upcoming course and the biggest challenges when designing for mobile devices.
Goodman is delivering a keynote address in this week’s IDSA International Conference in New Orleans. The 2011 conference, sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America, focuses on community-based design.