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Dr. Cody Buntain Appears on Voice of America to Discuss the Taliban’s Use of Twitter

August 18, 2022 | Mia K. Hinckle

Research showing how the Taliban leveraged Twitter, and Twitter’s limited management of this, was shared with Voices of America’s g …

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(Video) GEM Analytics Industry Expert Series: Data and Its Application in a Streaming Media Company

May 3, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

How data is used at a streaming media company to shape the future of content.

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Can a Strategy Game Help AI Learn to Spot Scammers?

April 27, 2022 | Maria Herd

iSchool Associate Professor, Dr. Jordan Boyd-Graber, joins team of researchers awarded $1M to support U.S. Military’s cybersecurity f …

University of Maryland President Darryll Pines stands at a podium with the Info Challenge logo behind him on a projector

iSchool Hosts 5th Annual Info Challenge

April 7, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

This week-long event engaged students from across the region in cybersecurity, design, and data analytics projects to tackle real-world …

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FOX5: Amazon’s ‘just walk out’ technology

April 7, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

iSchool Associate Professor Dr. Jessica Vitak shares her views on the data and privacy concerns surrounding Amazon’s new shopping tec …

Alphabet Inc.'s defunct Sidewalk Labs: Quayside project, Toronto.

Image: From Alphabet Inc.'s defunct Sidewalk Labs: Quayside project, Toronto.

REAL LIFE MAG: Seeing Without Looking

February 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.

UMD’s Social Data Science Center (SoDa) on Feb. 8

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(Video) SoDa Symposium: Trustworthiness in Social Data Science

February 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 …

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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 …