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Beyond the AI Hype

April 30, 2024

Over the past year or so, conversations about artificial intelligence (AI) have ranged from doomsday prophecies to predictions of a miraculous new way of working. Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi is somewhat frustrated with both. He has spent his career researching the … Read more

Joseph Winberry

October 17, 2023

Joseph Winberry, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science. His research currently emphasizes critical library practice and impact, especially in relation to societal aging. Prior to graduate … Read more

Yue (Ray) Wang

October 17, 2023

Dr. Yue Wang is interested in text data mining and machine learning with applications in health informatics. His dissertation focuses on developing principled interactive machine learning approaches that reduce human analysts’ information processing workload. His work is motivated by and … Read more

Francesca Tripodi

October 17, 2023

Dr. Francesca Tripodi is a sociologist and information scholar whose research examines the relationship between search engines, participatory platforms, politics, and society. She is a Principal Investigator at the Center for Information Technology and Public Life (CITAP) at UNC-Chapel Hill … Read more

Brian Sturm

October 17, 2023

Dr. Brian Sturm is a Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). His research focuses on immersion in information environments, the state of being completely engrossed in whatever you are doing, whether that’s reading, story listening, … Read more

Ryan Shaw

October 17, 2023

Dr. Ryan Shaw received his PhD in 2010 from the University of California, Berkeley School of Information, where he wrote his dissertation on how events and periods function as concepts for organizing historical knowledge. He is also the author of the LODE … Read more

Arcot Rajasekar

October 17, 2023

Dr. Arcot Rajasekar is a Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and a Chief Scientist at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI). Previously he was at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, … Read more

Matt Perault

October 17, 2023

Matt is a professor of the practice at UNC’s School of Information & Library Science and a consultant on technology policy issues. He previously led the Center on Science & Technology Policy at Duke University and was a professor of … Read more

William (Willie) Payne

October 17, 2023

Dr. William (Willie) Payne is an Assistant Professor of User Experience and Design at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). Dr. Payne studies how technology can facilitate creative expression and open pathways for individuals to express themselves … Read more

Gary Marchionini

October 17, 2023

Dr. Gary Marchionini, Cary C. Boshamer Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). He joined the SILS faculty in 1998 and became dean in 2010. He was previously professor in the College of Library and Information Services … Read more