Personal Information Management Lab
The PIM lab studies how individuals use technology to organize and use their day to day information needs. The goal is to explore how to best make use of our limited personal resources (time, money, energy, attention) to improve the quality of our lives. This often translate to better productivity but can simply mean more satisfaction. An area of interest is how advances in PIM research could informs education programs that focus on information literacy. We are particularly interested in how people use many devices in their day to day activities. To support that, we have available for research desktops, laptops, web servers, large displays, iPods, PDAs, RFIDs, phone system with support for VoiceXML, and many other technologies.