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The Applied Communication and Technology Laboratory (ACT Lab) is part of the Simon Fraser University School of Communication.  The ACT Lab is engaged in research on the intersection between communication technology and cultural creation.  It brings together graduate students, practitioners and researchers to study a wide variety of applications of advanced technology to education, community, entertainment, and the arts.  ACT researchers have studied issues in philosophy of technology, public participation in design, revolutionary propaganda, photography, online games and online community, learning objects and online education, surveillance studies, media art, and human communication on computer networks.