Research on the Texas Hotspot Program

Research on the Texas Hotspot Program

TIPI has been working on two projects in Texas communities. The first grows out of several studies examining how libraries use mobile hotspots in both urban and rural areas. Most recently we worked with the Tocker Foundation to supply hotspots and tech support to six...
ALA Midwinter Meeting 2020

ALA Midwinter Meeting 2020

Dr. Sharon Strover (UT Austin, TIPI) presented on her IMLS Libraries and Disasters research alongside her colleagues Dr. Marcia Mardis (FSU) and Dr. Faye Jones (FSU) on January 26th at 9AM as the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. Co-Constructing Disaster...
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 Media in the International Context: Global Fusion 2019

New Media in the International Context: Global Fusion 2019

Organized and hosted by graduate students from The University of Texas at Austin Department of Radio-Television-Film, this year’s Global Fusion Conference took place in Austin, Texas, from Friday, October 25th to Sunday, October 27th, in the Belo Center for New Media....
TIPI Team Travels to TPRC 47

TIPI Team Travels to TPRC 47

TIPI awarded Richelle Crotty a travel fellowship to TRPC47 to present her poster: Fallow Fields or Unyielding Potential? An Examination of EBS Proposed Rulemaking Comments and the Public Interest. Abstract Regulatory frameworks are in place that fund the distribution...
AI Is Tricky: An Interview with Tim Hwang

AI Is Tricky: An Interview with Tim Hwang

When people hear the term artificial intelligence or AI, there may be a tendency to think of the latest “Terminator” movie or fall for the hype of menacing machines controlling our existence and destroying humanity. Tim Hwang, a lawyer, writer, and researcher working...