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Come see the tools that we use to create one-of-a-kind research prototypes. We have everything from laser cutters and 3D printers to table saws and soldering irons, and we use them to create many of the custom electronics, cases, and wearable prototypes you see in our demos. Tours will be held once every hour. Stop by the elevator to the basement or ask the folks at the registration desk if you need help finding us! For more information please visit the GVU Prototyping Lab Website
Social Media is changing our world. Traditional narratives paint a picture of many-to-many democratization of information--making ideas, opinions, education, and knowledge available to many people in many places at any time. This research examines whether this is actually the case, especially in countries with a totalitarian government. Through an interview-based study of Cuban participants on social media, this project explores both the limitations and opportunities of cyber networks as tools for individuals to create collaborative narratives and affect social change.
The goal of this project is to expand on the work done by Pamela Pryor and Jo Edwards (curators of the BellSouth calendar project), to remember, celebrate, and preserve stories of African Americans and Black-owned institutions in Georgia. The project consists of two parts an interactive exhibit and digital application. The exhibit and interactive installation will be located at the APEX (African-American Panoramic Experience) Museum in Atlanta, Georgia.

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App Lab

App Lab

Built for Success

A mobile computing "hackerspace."
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Location: TSRB 333

 
GVU Prototyping Lab

GVU Prototyping Lab

From Concept to Creation

A rapid prototyping "makerspace."
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Location: TSRB Basement

 
Usability Lab

Usability Lab

Testing Methods and Technology

An adaptable project testing space.

Location: TSRB 216