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HCIL Brown Bag: Designing Technology to Address the Needs and Aspirations of People in the World’s Developing Communities

Ed Cutrell, Technology for Emerging Markets (TEM) group Microsoft Research India. Thursday, Oct 3 12:30 – 1:30 pm 2117 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing University of Maryland. The Technology for Emerging Markets (TEM) group at Microsoft Research India seeks to address the needs and aspirations of people in the world’s developing communities. Our research targets people […]


University of Maryland Computational Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP) colloquium 9/25/2013: SPATIO-TEMPORAL CRIME PREDICTION USING GPS- AND TIME-TAGGED TWEETS Speaker: Matthew Gerber, University of Virginia Time: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 11:00 AM Venue: A.V. Williams Building Room# 3258, University of Maryland College Park Recent research has shown that social media messages (e.g., tweets) can be used to predict […]

CASCI Visitor: Innovation, Design, and Research at eBay Research Labs

Elizabeth Churchill Director of Human Computer Interaction, eBay Research Labs Sergio Gonzales Director, Innovation Programs Elizabeth Churchill and Sergio Gonzales from eBay will be visiting to talk about innovation, design, and research in eBay Research Labs, to learn about research in UMD, and to explore opportunities for collaboration. Come join us Friday, September […]

Social Science, Big Data, and MMORPGs

David Waguespack Associate Professor Robert H. Smith School of Business University of Maryland Date: Thu, Sept 12, 10:00-11:30a Where: VMH 2509 EVE Online is a massive multi-player on-line role playing game (MMORPG), where users interact and undertake careers in a fictional galaxy comprised of several thousand star systems. The game is relatively unscripted and has a market based […]

MITH: Digital Dialogue – Dr. Ian Bogost (April 30@Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park)

Maryland Institute of Technology in the Humanities(MITH): Digital Dialogue MITH Digital Dialogue featuring: Ian Bogost Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology Founding Partner at Persuasive Games LLC. April 30 at 12:30 pm MITH Conference Room, 0301 Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park […]