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Internship Insights: Experience Research at Airbnb

Editor’s note: this article originally appeared on Medium.  From June to September, I interned for one of the world’s largest travel startups — Airbnb. As an Experience Research Intern on the Trust Team, I worked on projects central to account integrity for keeping Airbnb accounts safe and secure. In this post, I’ll hash out lasting reasons for… Read the full article…



Social Media, Gender, and the Future: An Interview with Dr. Rosanna Guadagno

I had the honor of sitting down with Dr. Rosanna Guadango, a professor of Social Psychology who is currently conducting research at the Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford University. Dr. Guadango’s research interests focus on three main areas: Social Influence and Persuasion, Social Behavior and Mediated-Communication, and Gender Roles. Tell Me About Your Research My… Read the full article…


Should we Have a Right to Be Forgotten?

Editor’s Note: This post was a collaboration between graduate student Aditi Chawla, professor Martha Garcia-Murillo, and associate professor Ian MacInnes Another piece of the recently-launched European General Data Protection Regulation is the Right to be Forgotten. There is some timely research from iSchool faculty members Martha Garcia-Murillo and Ian MacInnes that addresses the regulatory aspects of social media…. Read the full article…







Visualizing Big Data

Big data. It’s a term we hear constantly in our workplace. But do we really know what big data is and how dynamic it can be? What is it used for and how does it impact academic libraries? Lots of questions I know, but I’ll attempt to visually and verbally describe what big data is…. Read the full article…