Image: From Alphabet Inc.'s defunct Sidewalk Labs: Quayside project, Toronto.
REAL LIFE MAG: Seeing Without LookingFebruary 17, 2022 | M.R. Sauter
Sidewalk Toronto is dead, but its legacy shows there are more ways to violate one’s privacy than collecting one’s image.
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(Video) SoDa Symposium: Trustworthiness in Social Data ScienceFebruary 15, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Researchers from UMD and Cornell University discuss the ethical dilemmas in social data science and how ethnographic studies can help g …
Seven iSchool Undergraduates Join UMD’s First Sprinternship™February 8, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
The students worked to create solutions to cybersecurity, IT, and other tech challenges while exploring career opportunities in informa …
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Social Data Science Major to Debut in FebruaryFebruary 2, 2022 | Rachael Grahame
New B.S. degree program to teach students how to collect, analyze data for fast-growing fields.
HR Brew: Employee surveillance is exploding with remote work (feat. Jessica Vitak)January 27, 2022 | UMD iSchool Staff
Journalist Sam Blum examines how the expansion of worker surveillance runs the risk of shattering employees’ trust.
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Trace Center Directs New Digital Accessibility Research During Covid-19 PandemicSeptember 7, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore
The Trace Research & Development Center leads new initiatives to address accessibility barriers heightened due to the COVID-19 pand …
UMD iSchool @ the ACM’s 2020 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)November 16, 2020 | Jessica Vitak
UMD iSchool's Dr. Jessica Vitak discusses the college's robust participation in the ACM's prestigious CSCW 2020 Conference.