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A team of researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Interactive Computing studied 500 active Twitter users over 15 months and examined the impact of 22 factors on those users’ growth in followers. Source: Forbes

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A Georgia Tech study of June 2012 activity on Pinterest found that the most common verbs on the social network were "use," "look," "want," and "need," highlighting its potential as a shopping tool. Source: Business Insider

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 Michael Best, a Georgia Tech professor who coordinated the study, said the findings highlighted a paradox about the concept of digital natives, a term that is often bandied about for marketing purposes. Source: The New York Times

 

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As wearable technologies proliferate, humans will need to adapt, said Georgia Tech professor Thad Starner. He advises Google on its glasses, which are lightweight frames equipped with a hidden camera and tiny display that responds to voice commands. Source: Associated Press

 

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Ian Bogost, a philosopher and video game scholar at Georgia Institute of Technology, talks about the new Grand Theft Auto V. Source: The Wall Street Journal

 

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Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a vest that allows a trained dog to "talk" to its owner. Source: BBC

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Kim Xu, a recent Human-Centered Computing Ph.D. graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology, developed the app with one of her professors. Source: Mashable

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Thad Starner talks about the early days of wearable computing and how he helped develop Google Glass. Source: The New York Times

 

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Assistant Professor Michael Stilman of the School of Interactive Computing has been selected for a 2013 Young Faculty Award by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA).