Project One is an evolution of the First-Year Reading Program (FYR). For a history of the First-Year Reading, including past books and events, please see First-Year Reading Program, 2007-2013. Similar to the First-Year Reading Program, Project One seeks to host guests on campus in the fall that are in conjunction with the summer reading activity discussed through Project One. To see the history of the Project One campus visits, please see the Project One Archive.

Recent Submissions

  • Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash 

    Humes, Edward (2015-10-01)
    For 2015-2016, the theme for Project One is "Serve.Learn.Sustain." In keeping with this theme, Edward Humes's "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash" has been selected as the common reading.
  • Mobile Technologies and New Narratives of the Self 

    Chiang, Ted (2014-09-30)
    In the very near future it will become practical for a wearable computer to record every moment of your waking life. There's an ongoing discussion about the etiquette of devices like Google Glass, but there are also ...
  • Living with Complexity Book Reading 

    Norman, Donald A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-03)
    If only today’s technology were simpler! It’s the universal lament, but it’s wrong. We don't want simplicity. Simple tools are not up to the task. The world is complex; our tools need to match that complexity. Simplicity ...
  • Design Now: A Panel Discussion 

    Murray, Janet; Zimring, Craig M.; Starner, Thad; Sprigle, Stephen; Norman, Donald A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-04)
    Panel discussion at College of Architecture on technology, evidence-based design, assistive technology, human-centered design. The primary audience will include Industrial Design, Architecture, Human Computer Interaction, ...