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Jack Awarded NSF Funds; CHI '17 Paper Recognized
The National Science Foundation has awarded a dissertation grant to support Info Sci PhD Maggie Jack and her forthcoming fieldwork in Cambodia. Jack – whose research interests lie at the...
An arXiV of Their Own: Biologists Eye Pre-Print Server
For 25 years, the Cornell-based arXiv pre-print server has been the 'one-stop shop' for sharing research in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science and more. Today, with pre-prints...
Cornell Research on Implicit Feedback Gets Best Paper
Info Sci's Thorsten Joachims is the lead author on research that recently picked up Best Paper Award at the 2017 international conference on web search and data mining, ACM WSDM. In "Unbiased...
Sengers Pens Op-Ed for Pacific Standard
Info Sci's Phoebe Sengers recently penned this op-ed exploring populism among rural Canadians and rural Americans. In this piece for Pacific Standard, Sengers argues that one reason that rural...
Barocas Featured on WNYC's 'Note to Self'
Info Sci’s Solon Barocas lends his expertise on machine-learning ethics to the WNYC show, Note to Self. Recently, the program – “the tech show about being human” – has been educating its listeners on...
What Makes an Online Troll?
Even you – the sensible, respectful online commenter – are capable of morphing into a troll. This is the overarching finding from a Stanford-Cornell team whose paper is rippling around the...
Cornell at CSCW 2017
The Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing conference – CSCW, for short – is the top gathering for scholars who specialize in the design and use of technologies that affect...
PhD Costa - Building 'Mindless' Tech for a Better Self
Info Sci PhD candidate Jean M. Costa and his work in "mindless computing" get a nice, long write-up over at the Cornell Research webpage. Parsing research in psychology and technology, Costa aims to...
Info Sci PhD Named Facebook Fellowship Finalist
Info Sci PhD candidate Xiao Ma – based at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City – was recently named a Facebook fellowship finalist. A member of the Social Technologies Lab, Xiao uses...