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Information technology is everywhere in our lives today. What are the societal implications of ubiquitous IT? Join us as the world’s leading scholars on this topic share their research and insights. All are welcome to attend.
All talks will be held at 2 p.m. in 6011 Donald Bren Hall unless noted otherwise. This seminar series is free and open to the public; no RSVP required. Organized by Gary Olson (gary.olson@uci.edu) and Judy Olson (jsolson@uci.edu). There is a reception after each talk starting at approximately 3 p.m. in the 5th floor lobby. Presented by the Department of Informatics.

Upcoming Talks

Oct. 28, 2016

JUDITH DONATH, Writer, Designer and Artist
“Technology and Deception”


Past Talks

Oct. 14, 2016

JOHN SEELY BROWN, Chief Scientist, Xerox Corp. (Retired)
“Living/Learning/Leading in a White Water World”
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April 29, 2016

FERNANDA VIEGAS AND MARTIN WATTENBERG, Google
“Visualizing a World in Motion: Designing for Real-Time Data”
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April 1, 2016

BEN SHNEIDERMAN, University of Maryland
“The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations”
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March 4, 2016

BRENDA LAUREL, California College for the Arts
“Enlightened Games”
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Jan. 29, 2016

MARY BETH ROSSON, Penn State
“Promoting Online Safety for Adolescents: A Developmental Perspective”
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Jan. 28, 2016

JACK CARROLL, Penn State
“From Community Network to Innovation Infrastructure”
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Dec. 4, 2015

HIROSHI ISHII, MIT
“TRANSFORM: Beyond Tangible Bits, Towards Radical Atoms”
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Oct. 16, 2015

LEYSIA PALEN, University of Colorado Boulder
“Frontiers in Crisis Informatics”
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Oct. 9, 2015

FRED TURNER, Stanford University
“The Politics of Interactivity in Cold War America”
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