TIPI Welcomes New Fellows!

TIPI Welcomes New Fellows!

As part of the campus-wide Good Systems initiative, TIPI has invited two new researchers, Tiancheng (Leo) Cao and Brad Limov to the Disinformation team. They will investigate questions about how  message circulation and associated display properties mobilize...
Rural Broadband Economic Development

Rural Broadband Economic Development

by Dr. Sharon Strover Several years ago, I met with many local economic development people throughout various Texas towns. They all said, “I want this town to be attractive enough for my kids to come back here when they want to raise their families.” That was not...
Shiny Things Workshop

Shiny Things Workshop

"Secret Cyborg Social Work Superheroes" by Henry Stokes "Human in the Loop" by Ayat Mohammed "Expertise Hanging in the Balance by Adam Rabinowitz, Gary Kao, Krishna Murthy Gurumurthy, and Richard Ketcham "Data Shaman" by Anne Bowen "IRREDCUIBLE UNCERTAINTY?" by Barry...
Good Systems Disinformation Research Overview

Good Systems Disinformation Research Overview

Photo credit: Rob Dobi, The Globe and Mail Disinformation Research for Good Systems Summary The Internet, with its ubiquitous presence, viral pull and anonymity, can be a central tool for disinformation.  Unfortunately, the economic models of media industries...
ICA 2021 Post-conference

ICA 2021 Post-conference

Problems of digital exclusion have traditionally been associated with lack of access to technology. Increasingly digital exclusion also emerges with the active agency of state and corporate institutions using AI, smart city infrastructures, surveillance systems and...
New Disinformation Research

New Disinformation Research

Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election has expanded discussions about the role of misinformation in politics as well as people’s information behavior. While many studies have been conducted to unravel the strategies and impacts of the Russian IRA’s...