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CoLab research activities

International School on Digital Transformation

If you are interested in participating in this year’s International School on Digital Transformation, the application is now up. Applications are now open for the second annual International School on Digital Transformation, to be held July 25-30, 2010, at the … Continue reading

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Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab Podcast

Research Video Podcast Episode 1: DEFINING GAMBIT RESEARCH is available online. The Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab is a joint project of MIT and the Singaporean government to explore new ways to develop games as a medium. The podcast is available … Continue reading

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Craig Watkins’ new book The Young and the Digital

Professor Craig Watkins’ new book on social media explores the digital world that children and youth inhabit. Using a mix of research methods, Dr. Watkins offers a nuanced picture of “digital natives.” The Chronicle of Higher Education recently interviewed Watkins … Continue reading

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DM-CoLab Blog Supports Word 2007

Many users have tried to post to the DM-CoLab blog using Microsoft Word. Generally, this is not recommended for formatting reasons, but it turns you can post to this blog using Word 2007. If you use this word processing package … Continue reading

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Digital Media Research Projects Underway

Two Digital Media research projects have been funded by FCT for the coming two years, one dealing with the Portuguese population’s experiences with computers and the Internet and another directly developing new DM applications. Dr. Cristina Ponte (UNL) and Dr. … Continue reading

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Millennials at work

While much of the generation-based research seems more likely to produce buzzwords than to actually provide a meaningful framework for thinking about social or cultural trends, a new report from Accenture on the tech habits of Millennials (people born between … Continue reading

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Outcomes from the Interface Design for Mobile Devices workshop

An outcomes document from the Interface Design for Mobile Devices workshop is now available [5.7 MB PDF]. Teams developed projects in user interface design and information structures for using mobile devices to explore a physical location, the Serralves Foundation in … Continue reading

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Research call is out!

The research call for the Digital Media program (as well as other programs) was released last week, and we now have an English version. This is a great opportunity for UT researchers to team with our Portuguese colleagues on some … Continue reading

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