People and Technology

The Social Media Profile of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Study examines 29 million tweets surrounding four recent Black Lives Matter events.

Lower Income Families Less Likely to Use Online Learning Tools

Low-income parents are less likely to access free online educational resources or, when they do, they do so less effectively because of differences in motivation and parenting practices.

Georgia Tech Research Finds Fan Communities Are Reshaping the Social Web for the Better

In a new study, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have found that one successful online community could serve as a model to help make the future social web a safer, more inclusive space.

You’ll Never Dance Alone With This Artificial Intelligence Project

Project allows people to dance with a virtual character, which learns from them and improvises.

College Appoints 4 New Endowed Chairs

The College of Computing announced that four new faculty have been appointed to endowed chairs, nearly doubling the number of such chairs across its faculty ranks.

Banning Words on Instagram Doesn’t Help – It Makes It Worse

The pro-eating disorder community outsmarted Instagram censors in order to continue sharing content.

The Grey H@ts Are Coming

New advisor prepares the next generation of 'grey hats' to protect against cybercriminals.

People in Food Deserts Eat Much Differently than the Rest of America

A social media study uncovers what people eat, depending on their proximity to grocery stores.


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