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$2.3 Million Grant Aims to Engage Youth and Families in Creating with Code

June 8, 2021

Children gather around a table filled with objects—multi-colored clear plastic cups, a sieve, foil wrapping paper and toys are joined by paper cutouts of fantastic tree houses, animals, and buildings. These are arranged, rearranged and lit up with lights of different colors that the children manipulate using a simple coding...

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AI Cybersecurity Coursework to be Developed with NSF Funding at CU Boulder

May 26, 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly prevalent in our world—from obvious examples in the home like smart doorbells and Alexa to innovative uses like optimizing an Uber route or helping viewers select the best Netflix options. But with AI seeping into every aspect of life comes serious cybersecurity issues and the...

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Intervention! How Ethical Speculation Could Prevent Future Tech Trouble

May 10, 2021

Almost every news cycle delivers headlines alerting readers to yet another tech transgression. In each case, by the time an issue is reported, damage has already been done. Since the founding of early Silicon Valley companies like Apple, Atari and Oracle in the 1970s, the tech industry has expanded to...

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CU Boulder InfoScience @ CHI 2021

May 5, 2021

Faculty and students affiliated with the Department of Information Science at CU Boulder (across multiple other departments, including Computer Science and ATLAS) have published work associated with the CHI 2021 conference, the premiere venue for research in human-computer interaction, including 10 journal-equivalent papers. The conference is virtual this year, and...

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Class of 2021: Clark Mousaw

May 3, 2021

After beginning college with an interest in studying data science, senior Clark Mousaw found that there was so much more to explore. Originally from Long Beach, California, Mousaw’s time in Boulder has allowed him to learn more about the human side of data, which relates to everything from design to...

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CU Boulder researcher awarded NSF CAREER grant to study our digital end-of-life

April 2, 2021

It’s inevitable that at some point we must all “get our affairs in order,” and when we do, there are checklists, policies and professionals to help create everything from wills and trusts to advance directives. But a key element––guidance surrounding technology and end-of-life planning––is missing, says Jed Brubaker , an...

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How computers see us: Doctoral student working to curb discrimination by artificial intelligence

Feb. 15, 2021

Growing up in a traditional blue-collar family in one of the most conservative counties in Maryland, Morgan Klaus Scheuerman knew early on what it’s like to feel marginalized. He opted to wait until his mid-20s to come out. High school, he recalls, was filled with dark days. “There were things...

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CU Boulder InfoScience @ ACM CSCW 2020

Oct. 2, 2020

Faculty and students affiliated with the Department of Information Science at CU Boulder will be presenting work at the CSCW 2020 conference , the premiere venue for research on computer-supported cooperative work and social computing. The conference will be held virtually, October 17 - 21. Full papers are published in...

Honors Thesis Student Projects: 2019-2020

April 29, 2020

Hannah Weber Booze Clues: The Integration of Technology into the College Social Scene to Promote Responsible Drinking Alcohol is prevalent in the social lives of many college students; however, my research suggests the current education efforts to promote responsible drinking are failing. Binge drinking remains synonymous to college, people continue...

INFO 4700 Senior Capstone Spring 2020

April 28, 2020

Senior capstone is a culminating experience for INFO majors. Students work in teams to design and develop a project that demonstrates the skills and interests they have gathered through their INFO experience as well as their experiences in CMCI and CU Boulder at large. In the Spring of 2020, the...