“Design has the capacity to improve society — but has it been part of the problem?” This question will guide a discussion taking place at 3 p.m. on Sept. 10 as UCI and the creative agency a small studio host a virtual event on Exploring Design + Ethics.Continue reading
When the global pandemic first hit and people started to quarantine, Informatics Professor Iftekhar Ahmed heard conflicting stories from software engineering friends and colleagues regarding levels of productivity. He recalls how some would say, “I love working from home; I’m feeling so much more productive,” while others would admit, “I’m spending so many hours taking care of my kids that my productivity is way down.” So, as a software engineering researcher, he wondered how COVID-19 might be influencing software projects and development activities.Continue reading
Working parents toggle constantly among competing commitments, but many don’t want to do less; they want to do it all, better.
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