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Not a matter of if, but when: BYU cybersecurity expert on how to protect yourself, your data

July 19, 2021
BYU cybersecurity professor Justin Giboney is training the next generation of cyber experts to keep your information safe. In this Q&A, Giboney answers a few questions to help breakdown what we are facing and what we can do.
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Are Siri and Alexa making us ruder? The answer is...

August 15, 2019
Is the way we bark out orders to digital assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant making us less polite? Prompted by growing concerns, two BYU information systems researchers decided to ask.
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Study: Collaborative video games could increase office productivity

January 28, 2019
Move over trust falls and ropes courses, turns out playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office.
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Study of Android users: How to get people to pay attention to mobile security notifications

May 23, 2018
Using brain data, eye-tracking data and field-study data, a group of BYU researchers have confirmed something about our interaction with security warnings on computers and phones: the more we see them, the more we tune them out.

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Dream On: BYU data scientist wants to mine your dreams to help you

July 14, 2017
A BYU dreamer (and professor) wants to help people better understand dreams to help improve their lives. So he and his colleagues built an app.

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People disregard security warnings on computers because they come at bad times

August 16, 2016
Software developers listen up: if you want people to pay attention to your security warnings on their computers or mobile devices, you need to make them pop up at better times.

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U mad bro? Researchers measure emotion with your mouse clicks

December 11, 2015
Most people can tell if you’re angry based on the way you’re acting. Professor Jeffrey Jenkins can tell if you’re angry by the way you move a computer mouse.

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