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  • Best, Michael; Garg, Sunil; Kollanyi, Bence (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2013-09)
    In many low-income countries, where computer ownership and home and business internet access is rare, public access venues, especially in the form of business-operated cybercafés, are how most people access computers and ...
  • Garrido, Maria; Sullivan, Joe; Gordon, Andy (USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2012)
    This article proposes an analytical framework to better understand the role that information and communication technology (ICT) skills play in improving employment opportunities for low-income groups. It draws on research ...
  • Global, TNS (2013)
  • Jones, William; Munat, Charles; Bruce, Harry (2005-03-29)
    The Universal Labeler (UL) supports a single, unified scheme of “labeling” which can be applied to organize various kinds of information including electronic documents, email messages and web references. The UL takes a ...
  • Lee, Jin Ha (2015-04)
    The Music Information Retrieval (MIR) community has long understood the role of evaluation as a critical component for successful information retrieval systems. Over the past several years, it has also become evident that ...
  • Technology & Social Change Group (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012)
    This document includes tables with counts and proportions of the majority of user survey questions. Open-ended questions, monetary answers, and numeric responses are not summarized. Please note that the summaries were done ...
  • Technology & Social Change Group (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012)
    These include tables with counts and proportions of the majority of user survey questions, and splits up the summaries by venue type. The files are separated by each of the sections of the user survey. Open-ended questions, ...
  • Lee, Jin Ha; Cho, Hyerim; Kim, Yea-Seul (University of Washington Information School, 2015-05)
    User studies in the music information retrieval (MIR) domain tend to be exploratory and qualitative in nature, involving a small number of users, which makes it difficult to derive broader implications for system design. ...
  • Raihan, Ananya; Uddin, Forhad; Billah, Masum (Technology & Social Change Group, 2009)
    Information asymmetry is one of the main factors for imperfect decision making by the government, citizens and for market inefficiency. With the advent of information and communication technologies, it becomes easier to ...
  • Hinostroza, J. Enrique; Labbe, Christian; Hott, Jairo; Mora, Freddy; Vivent, Macaren; Garrido, Rodrigo (Technology & Social Change Group, 2009)
    This report presents the main conclusions of the case study about Public Access to ICT (PAI) venues that was developed as part of the first stage of the project entitled The Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information ...
  • Beresnevičiūtė, Vida; Butkevičienė, Eglė; Macevičiūtė, Elena; Sadunišvili, Renata (Technology & Social Change Group, 2009)
    The material presented in this report is related to the experiences and findings of exploratory fieldwork activities carried out in Lithuania for the Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information and Communication ...
  • Davis, Tyler Blake (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2014-10-31)
    This report is an attempt to quantify the value that individuals in five countries place on public access to three types of information and communication technology (ICT). I use two types of benefit cost analysis, stated ...
  • Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
    This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
  • Kolko, Beth; Racadio, Robert; Deibel, Kate; Krause , Kristina; Prempeh, James (TASCHA, 2014-04-02)
    This study focuses on the usefulness of "playful" computer activities, such as social networking and gaming. When venues prioritize activities like word processing or spreadsheets while restricting gaming or social networking, ...
  • Technology & Social Change Group (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012-12)
    These include tables with counts and proportions of the majority of venue survey questions, and splits up the summaries by venue type. The files are separated by each of the sections of the venue survey. Open-ended questions, ...
  • Martin, Andrew P.; Ivory, Melody Y.; Groce, Dmitri (2004-12-17)
    We developed an interactive movie to educate people who do not have impairments about how people who do have certain impairments experience the World Wide Web. We walk the viewer through the experiences of five people who ...
  • Wellhouse, Zach; Lee, Jin-Ha; Bancroft, Jennifer (2015-06-02)
    A video game’s plot is one of its defining features, and prior research confirms the importance of plot metadata to users through persona analysis, interviews, and surveys. However, existing organizational systems, including ...
  • Group, Technology & Social Change (Technology & Social Change Group, 2014-07-01)
    This research summary provides an overview of the Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Libraries, telecenters, and cybercafés play a critical role in extending the ...
  • TASCHA (TASCHA, 2014-05-21)
    Based on the Global Impact Study of Public Access to ICTs, this infographic explains visually why public access to technology matters for development. Public access provides a critical foundation for lifelong technology ...
  • Sullivan, Joseph; Vander Leest, Tricia; Gordon, Andrew (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2008-11)
    This research examined technology-related learning opportunities for children at Boys & Girls Clubs. It considers Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) technology programs within the larger context of afterschool programs ...

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