What is Empathy Bytes?

We are a Vertically Integrated Project team at Georgia Tech exploring the lives of those touched by Georgia Tech’s research and technology initiatives. By collecting and documenting oral histories and augmenting them with immersive technology, we aim to inspire and build empathy among our users.

Our Projects

Dance Community Dance Community

Georgia Tech is home to a wide array of dance teams, most of which compete nationally, thus spreading the Georgia Tech message of diversity, inclusion, and passion. The dance community at Georgia Tech is truly an open space for all, welcoming anyone wanting to learn and creating a safe haven for members to freely express themselves and their passions.

View Collection Makerspace Community Makerspace Community

Georgia Tech Makerspaces have been at the front of creative and novel ways of letting students be the leaders and driving force of designing, building, and discovering new ideas. Hear what leaders from the Invention Studio, The Hive, and more have to say about the rich history and direction Makerspaces are going in the future.

View Collection COVID Freshmen COVID Freshmen

This fall, as the Georgia Tech community, and the nation as a whole, begin a slow return to what life once was, our second-year Jackets face a unique paradigm. Through the project “COVID FRESHMAN” and (Re)Connecting to Campus, we will document their stories and the distinct challenges Georgia Tech second year’s are facing.

View Collection See all of our interviews here!

Meet The Team!

We are a team of undergraduate students from various years, disciplines, and backgrounds, focused on building an immersive digital archive of interviews, photographs, multimedia, and writings from diverse communities.

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