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Cheapfakes: Creating a False Narrative

U-M School of Information Professor Cliff Lampe discusses the emergence of cheapfakes and how they are being used to give out false information. March 9, 2020. #5mins #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Society #video #cheapfakes


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Social Media's Impact on the Law

R. Stanton Jones, U-M Alumni and Partner at Arnold and Porter law firm in Washington D.C. discusses how social media has affected and changed social justice cases in the United States. January 31, 2020. #<5min #Information #video #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #SocialJustice #SocialMedia #Law


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'Throwaway' Social Profiles May Have a Place on Some Platforms, With Some Topics

'Throwaway' social media profiles are known to cause trouble on social media sites, but U-M School of Information is finding that these profiles are useful for adults for practical purposes. November 11, 2019. #5-15mins #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Society #Technology #SocialMedia #TawfiqAmmari ​​​​​​​​


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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


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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 ​​​​​​​​