Georgia Tech this semester added Industrial Design as the fourth partner in the interdisciplinary Masters of Human-Computer Interaction (MS-HCI) degree, which focuses on bringing together the broad mix of practical skills and theoretical understandings required to design and implement modern human-computer interfaces.
Ron Arkin and Andrea Thomaz's research is featured as projects that are covered by the new NSF grant. Source: National Science Foundation
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
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
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
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
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
Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a vest that allows a trained dog to "talk" to its owner. Source: BBC