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Introduction to HTML5

Thanks to a growing number of software programs, it seems as if anyone can make a webpage. But what if you actually want to understand how the page was created? There are great textbooks and online resources for learning web design, but most of those resources require some background knowledge. This course is designed to help the novice who wants to gain confidence and knowledge. We will explore the theory (what actually happens when you click on a link on a webpage?), the practical (what do...


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Humanizing Robots: Time to Put on the Brakes?

School of Information Associate Professor Lionel Robert publishes an article in the International Robotics & Automation Journal assessing some of the unforeseen risks in humanizing robots, including inappropriate designs and over-attachment. October 24, 2017. #5mins #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Society #Technology #InformationScience #Robotics #Relationships #LionelRobert


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New U-M Center Will Promote Social Media Responsibility, Tackle Fake News

School of Information's Center for Social Media Responsibility former Executive Director Garlin Gilchrist talks about the new center's goal to promote intellectual responsibility and informational principles for social media use. March 6, 2018. #5-15mins #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Society #Social Media #Communication #InformationScience #Media #GarlinGilchristII


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Moral Concerns Override Desire to Profit from Finding a Lost Wallet

School of Information Professor Alain Cohn describes his research studying social tendencies in situations regarding stolen wallets in different countries around the world. June 20, 2019. #AlainCohn ​ # #Information #web-article ​​​ #SchoolofInformation #Society #Technology #InformationScience #GroupDynamics ​​​​​


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Matrimonial Website Profiles Show Indians More Open to Intercaste Marriage

School of Information and Psychology professors conduct research showing that more Indian people are willing to participate in an intercaste marriage. June 10, 2019. # #webarticle #MichiganNews #Society #Technology #Online #InformationScience #Psychology #India


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Michael Bastedo’s Research Informs New College Admissions Tool Aimed at Increasing Equity and Access

School of Education researcher Michael Bastedo conducts a study focusing on administrative tools in higher education systems, looking to increase the scope of application review by including more personal context and background. May 24, 2019. # #Education #webarticle #SchoolofEducation #Society #Technology #HigherEducation #InformationScience #informationtechnology


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‘Alexa, Delete What I Just Said’: U-M Researcher Discusses Smart Speaker Privacy Concerns

School of Information Assistant Professor Florian Schaub discusses the privacy concerns with smart devices such as Amazon's Alexa, finding the voice to be a better integrative privacy control to delete all voice commands that occur throughout the day. May 30, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #InformationScience #Privacy #Security #FlorianSchaub #LaurelThomas ​​​​​​​​​​


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System Grading Doctors Is Inefficient, Needs Revisions

School of Public Health researcher Jun Li discusses a recent study highlighting the need for improvements in the online system created to grade doctors. More quality information from the clinicians is needed to make this a useful site for patients. May 7, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Technology #Medicine #healthcare #InformationScience ​​​​​​​​​ #JunLi ​


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Lowering Maternal Mortality Rates With Digital Street Theater

School of Information professors Kentaro Toyama and Mustafa Naseem utilize digital street theatre to combat mortality rates through literacy. September 6, 2018. # #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #ArtsandCulture #InformationScience #TheatreandDrama #Maternity #KentaroToyama #MustafaNaseem ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Tracking Tweets to Map Networks of Influence in Congress

School of Information researchers study common themes of tweets and retweets of political figures to predict outcomes in congressional runnings. February 22, 2019. # #Information #webarticle #SchoolofInformation #Technology #GovernmentandPolitics #SocialMedia #InformationScience #Congress