May 2, 2013 - What do all Twitter users want? Followers – and lots of them. But unless you're a celebrity, it can be difficult to build your Twitter audience (and even some celebs have trouble). Looking at a half-million tweets over 15 months, a first-of-its-kind study from Georgia Tech has revealed a set of reliable predictors for building a Twitter following.
April 30, 2013 - Simply sending children with asthma a text message each day asking about their symptoms and providing knowledge about their condition can lead to improved health outcomes.
April 23, 2013 - Researchers at Georgia Tech and the University of Minnesota have released a new study that uses statistical data to help understand the motivations behind Pinterest activity, the roles gender plays among users and the factors that distinguish Pinterest from other popular social networking sites.
February 25, 2013 - Sixty-six Georgia high school girls were honored for computing-related achievements at the 2012-13 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Awards, held Feb. 24 in Atlanta and cosponsored by the College of Computing and the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT).
February 19, 2013 - Georgia Tech student Rebecca Rolfe analyzed 60 years of Academy Awards acceptance speeches as part of a research project that focused on gratitude. She has outlined the trends and patterns on an interactive website.
February 7, 2013 - As technology continues to transform the business of news dissemination, what role does computation play in the practice of journalism—both today and in the future? Last week, the Georgia Tech College of Computing tried to answer that question through the second “Computation + Journalism Symposium,” held Jan. 31-Feb. 1.
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