Jed in Huffington Post and Page

December 8th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Jed in Huffington Post and Page

Jed was recently quoted in articles in the Huffington Post and the German Magazine PAGE about death, Facebook profiles, and digital identity. “Facebook doesn’t do a good job of thinking about death,” says Brubaker, the scholar who studies death on social media. “It doesn’t have that concept. There’s no checkbox that says ‘I am dead,’ […]


Gurdin officially joins EchoUser!

July 30th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Gurdin officially joins EchoUser!

On July 19, 2012 Boaz Gurdin officially joined the organization “EchoUser” as an Experience Researcher. EchoUser specializes in user-centered design, research, and evaluation in software and mobile solutions. To learn more about the organization, please visit their website: http://www.echouser.com  Congratulations, Boaz!                


Media Appearance on Iowa Public Radio

July 10th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Media Appearance on Iowa Public Radio

Jed Brubaker will be a guest on Iowa Public Radio’s show “Talk of Iowa” tomorrow morning (July, 11, 2012; Wednesday, 10 AM Central/Noon PST). The segment is on the ways in which social media is impacting death and grief. Link to the talk show session: [Jed’s online at 31:45 till 48:57] http://news.iowapublicradio.org/post/mourning-digital-age More information on […]


WSJ covers FitBaby project

August 17th, 2010 by STAR | No Comments

WSJ covers FitBaby project

Today the Wall Street Journal covered the Project HealthDesign efforts around Observations of Daily Living, including our project. Laura Landro reports: To help improve care for chronic diseases and other health conditions, researchers participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Project HealthDesign are asking patients to use smartphones and other devices to collect data about their […]