Monthly Archives: November 2022

Singularity Radio Podcast: “Understanding Attention in the Digital Age” (Gloria Mark interviewed)

November 16, 2022

In this conversation with Chancellor’s Professor of Informatics Gloria Mark, the podcast explores many different facets of attention, including but not limited to how our attention span is decreasing, how technology is shaping our attention habits, the consequences of a struggling attention span, and many different solutions that we might consider to take back control of our attention. Gloria recently authored the book Attention Span, which will be released on Jan. 10, 2023.

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Informatics Influence at CSCW Is 23 Papers Strong

November 10, 2022

From “teaching tech to grandma” to “crowdsourcing mental health messages,” researchers from UC Irvine’s Department of Informatics have explored a wide range of topics this year. This is evident from 23 of the papers being presented at the 25th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2022), one of the premier venues for research into the design and use of technologies that support collaborative work and life activities. The virtual conference started this week with an impressive showing from UCI’s Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS).

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