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Hello! Welcome to Amrita’s Insights and Outputs. This site is a combination of my blog and portfolio of work that I have completed as part of the Interactive Digital Media¬†and the Master of Information programs at the University of Toronto.

About

I am a Master of Information student at the University of Toronto’s, Faculty of Information. My concentrations are Critical Information Policy Studies and Information Systems & Design.

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I have been a research lead for Professor Rhonda McEwen since October 2015, working on evaluating Eye Gaze Technologies for children with disabilities. Additionally, I am a Principal Research Assistant at the Technologies for Aging Gracefully lab (TAGlab) working with Professor Cosmin Munteanu, on Intergenerational Games. Finally, I am a research assistant for the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology where I assist Professor Sarah Sharma.

My interests include:

  • Cultural and Media Semiotics
  • Gender Issues in Video Games
  • Human Computer Interaction(HCI)
  • Interactive Reading Interfaces
  • Intellectual Property
  • Policy Issues
  • Social Media As Dictators of Normalacy and Social Identity
  • Intergenerational Games

Portfolio

My portfolio consists of individual and group projects from my time at the University of Toronto.

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