2019 Texas iSchool graduates, master of information go forth
On Saturday, May 25, The University of Texas at Austin, School of Information graduate candidates and their guests filled the Grand Ballroom at the ATT Conference Center to celebrate a huge milestone.
Diane Bailey on the rhetoric surrounding fully autonomous vehicles in Issues in Science and Technology
"We do not contest the inherent or potential safety of fully autonomous vehicles, despite recent accounts of deaths during testing or use of them on public roads. Rather, we challenge the rhetorical strategy of “selling” this particular AI-based technology using a safety argument."
Grant to Boost Understanding of Ethical, Political, and Legal Implications of Machine Learning
Texas School of Information Associate Professor Ken Fleischmann received a $100,000 grant from the Legal Implications for IoT, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence Systems program, Cisco Research Center
New iCare App Promises Holistic, Patient-Centered Care Model
Texas iSchool students initially developed a patient-focused app targeted to opioid overdose prevention. Last fall, they designed a more clinician-focused app called “iCare".
Reading Metadata to Combat Disinformation and Fake News Campaigns
By identifying and understanding disinformation tactics as data craftwork, information researchers can read social media metadata just as closely as algorithms do, and possibly with more precision than the platforms’ moderation tools.
Texas iSchool Hosts Fireside Chat on Blockchain Technology
Bettina Warburg, co-founder and managing partner of Animal Ventures, joined Texas iSchool Dean Eric Meyer to discuss Blockchain Technology and the many transformative changes made possible by this exciting technology.
Dr. Ken Fleischmann Wins 2018 Social Informatics Best Paper Award
Fleischmann explains that innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) have advanced computational modeling to a point where its design can have life-or-death consequences.
Come for free drinks and snacks with your fellow Texas iSchool alums, catch up with iSchool faculty like Loriene Roy, and meet iSchool Dean Eric T. Meyer, who is hosting the event!Location:
City Tap House Penn Quarter, 901 9th St, NW, Washington DC, 20001
The annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, held in late summer in different cities throughout the country, includes a wide array of informative education sessions, pre-conference workshops, networking opportunities, special events,Location:
JW Marriot (110 East 2nd St., Austin, TX 78701)