Technology & Information
Researching how technology contributes to economic, political, and social change.
We are excited to announce the publication of our latest article “A different type of disaster response volunteer: Looking behind the scenes to reveal coordinating actions of disaster knowledge workers” in the Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management.
During a recent visit to Calais, Maine, our team heard from residents that fiber Internet would soon be coming to every house and business in the town.
With the assistance from donors, sponsors and partners, TIPI works on projects involving anything from library-based hotspots to Russian misinformation campaigns on Facebook. We’ve also concluded a 10-year digital media program with scholars and students from Portugal.
Throughout the academic year, TIPI hosts luncheons, a digital media speaker series, lecture series, conferences, and other special events for the benefit of our students, faculty and greater UT Austin community.