Category: Announcements

Community Building at FIMS

One of the Western University campus newspapers, Western News, acknowledges community building efforts by a FIMS Professor, Dr. Sarah Roberts. “Faculty of Information and Media Studies professor Sarah Roberts has created something of a hub for analog game enthusiasts in the faculty – the FIMS Gaming Club, a group that meets Fridays to play and Read More …

Easier Translation in ICTs

On 16 December the TNW News announced that “Google will soon let you translate messages in other languages without switching apps“. “At today’s Google for India event in New Delhi, Google’s vice president for product management Caesar Sengupta showed off a sexy upcoming feature in the company’s Translate service, which makes messaging in multiple languages Read More …

Multilingual Access to This Site

NO ENGLISH!? I mean, you can’t read English? Don’t let it be a barrier to accessing information on this website. It can now be automatically translated into 91 languages. Translated perfectly!? No, of course not. Rather imperfectly, unfortunately. Select TRANSLATE » button, and Google statistical machine translation (MT), known as Google Translate, will give you Read More …

ASIS&T 2015 Annual Meeting

Post Contributor: Yimin Chen.From November 6-10, members of the LiT.RL lab attended the 79th annual meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) in St. Louis.Organized under the broad them of “research in and for the community,” the conference featured plenary talks by Aaron Doering on transformational learning and innovation in education and Read More …