Labs and Research Groups The Local Data Design Lab explores design as a medium for critical reflection on the role of data in creative work and civic life. The Design & Social Interaction Studio group examines the experiential and participatory dimensions of civic media. The Georgia Tech Game Studio cultivates an environment for game developers. The Participatory Publics Lab is a group of researchers concerned with community engagement and design. Experimental Television Lab is a prototyping group explores the future of narrative forms in the new digital medium that is emerging as TV converges computationally. Public Design Workshop is a pedagogical structure created to explore new ways to teach, learn, and do social design within the university. The Digital World & Image Groups mission is to improve interactions between people with the help of digital media. ADAM Lab explores the intersection between cognition, creativity, and computation. The Augmented Environments goal is to understand how technology, design, interaction, and media interact when directly augmenting a user’s senses with computer generated material. The Game Archaeology Lab(GAL) is a space for the material and historical study of games and personal computing.