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Pregnancy Loss Awareness - Sharing Stories of Loss on Social Media

School of Information Professor Nazanin Andalibi talks about how social media can be a comforting resource to those who have faced miscarriage by allowing people to share and hear other people's stories. October 14, 2019. # #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Society #Technology #SocialMedia #Parenting #NazaninAndalibi ​​​​​​​​​


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Computer Science Classes Can Break Down Cultural Differences, Study Shows

School of Information Professor Kentaro Toyama emphasizes the social benefits of collaboration in computational classes in his co-authored paper: "Computing Education for Intercultural Learning: Lessons From the Nairobi Play Project." October 22, 2019. #5-15mins #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #ComputerScience #Relationships #Research #KentaroToyama #MelanieLefkowitz ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedSociety ​​


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SMRL Talk: Luke Stark (Darwin’s Animoji: Histories of Animation and Racism in Social Media for Emoti

U-M Social Media Research Lab welcomes Luke Stark who will discuss how facial recognition technology uses emotional expression data to classify racial identities while discussing the history of the technology and the impact of the data gained. #30-60mins #Information #Event #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Society #RaceandEthnicity #LukeStark ​​​​​​​​

 10-31-2019 | 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM ET


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Turning the Gender Gap Into a Picture of Health

Research Assistant Professor Christopher Brooks et al. outline their discovery on the impact of different gender cues in online learning environments, while discussing the merits of tailoring educational content for audiences to maximize engagement. July 9, 2018. # #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Society #GenderIssues #Education #ChristopherBrooks #JoshuaGardner #KaifengChen ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Mustafa Naseem -- Improving Health for Mothers and Infants in Pakistan

School of Information professor Mustafa Naseem discusses his research about a public phone service in Pakistan that works to improve infant and maternal health care outcomes. March 1, 2019. #5-15mins #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Technology #HealthandWellness #healthequity #MustafaNaseem ​​​​​​​​


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Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Affinity Diagrams — Design Thinking

School of Information Ph.D. student Hariharan Subramonyan et. al. have created Affinity Lens, which is an augmented reality application that brings sticky notes and affinity diagrams to a digital dimension. July 18, 2019. # #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Science #Innovation #HariharanSubramonyan ​​​​​​​​


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Ericson Talks Women in Computer Science with BBC World Service

School of Information assistant professor Barbara Ericson discusses why there is a lack of women in computer science and her observations in academia for how universities can do better to include and promote women in computer science programs. September 11, 2019. #5-15mins #Information #podcast #SchoolofInformation #Career #Technology #GenderEquity #BarbaraEricson ​​​​​​​​


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Tarleton Gillespie - Ethics and Politics of AI Speaker Series

The School of Information hosted The Ethics and Politics of AI series featuring Tarleton Gillespie, focusing on the economic and political motivation behind content moderation on social media platforms and the ethical implications in the public sphere. April 25, 2019. #60+mins ​ #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Technology #GovernmentandPolitics #FreeSpeech #TarletonGillespie ​​​​​​​


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The Court of Public Opinion: Social Media's Influence on Today's Legal System

Michigan School of Information is hosting a panel to discuss how technology and social media shapes the public's perception and influences the outcomes of court cases, as part of the U-M DEI Summit. # #Information #Lecture #SchoolofInformation #GovernmentandPolitics #Technology #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion ​​​​​​​

 10-24-2019 | 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM ET


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Advertising in Apps: Decisions Behind Those Targeted, Sometimes Invasive Ads We See

School of Information researchers discover that app developers who rely on advertising networks for funding lack control over the ads shown on their apps, developing the need for alternate monetization methods for developers. August 13, 2019. #5-15mins #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Business #Privacy #AbrahamMhaidli #FlorianSchaub #YixinZou #JessicaWebster ​​​​​​​​​​​