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    • Battle of the Brains: Election-Night Forecasting at the Dawn of the Computer Age 

      Chinoy, Ira (2010)
      This dissertation examines journalists' early encounters with computers as tools for news reporting, focusing on election-night forecasting in 1952. Although election night 1952 is frequently mentioned in histories of ...
    • Future of Information Alliance 2011 Launch Day Five: Science in Our Lives 

      Aldoory, Linda; Buchanan, Robert; Chinoy, Ira; Chowdhury, Abdur; Czerwinski, Mary; Druin, Allison; Espy-Wilson, Carol; Palmer, Margaret; Russell, Dan; Sita, Lawrence (2011-11-18)
      This program explored the movement of information generated in realms of scientific expertise across not only disciplinary lines but into the realms of personal life and public policy, where specialized knowledge can have ...
    • Future of Information Alliance 2011 Launch Day Four: Transparency and Boundaries 

      Bederson, Ben; Chinoy, Ira; Chowdhury, Abdur; Czerwinski, Mary; Druin, Allison; Jaeger, Paul; Khamis, Sahar; Parks, Sheri; Russell, Dan (2011-11-17)
      This program explored both the promise and peril of an era in which free-flowing information raises issues of security, privacy, ownership, in which the response of governments has included both improved access and obstacles ...
    • Future of Information Alliance 2011 Launch Day One: Visiting Future-ists 

      Chinoy, Ira; Czerwinski, Mary; Druin, Allison; O’Shea, Patrick; Russell, Dan; Chowdhury, Abdur (2011-11-14)
      Presenters at the program were three “Visiting Future-ists”: Dan Russell, Google's "director of user happiness," who leads efforts to improve the effectiveness of web searching and keynote speaker at the campus-wide Future ...
    • Future of Information Alliance 2011 Launch Day Three: Creativity and Culture 

      Chinoy, Ira; Chowdhury, Abdur; Czerwinski, Mary; Druin, Allison; Elahi, Hasan; Epstein, Asher; Mabbs, Linda; Russell, Dan; Smiley, Leigh Wilson (2011-11-16)
      This program cast a wide net -- from performance to art to entrepreneurship -- in considering the information-seeking and sharing activities involved in creative endeavors. Faculty members Elahi, Epstein and Wilson Smiley ...