- gave a talk titled, "Reasoning about data, machines and deep fakes” at the UW Astro Colloquium for the UW Department of Astronomy;
- was interviewed on NPR’s Marketplace about his whichfaceisreal project;
- served as a panelist for the "Data, Mapping, and Open Democracy” session at the xTech + Impact 2019 Summit Global Innovation Exchange (GIX);
- gave a talk for the semi-annual UW Business Advisory Council luncheon on the promises and pitfalls of machine learning;
- gave a public lecture titled, “Calling BS: Data Reasoning in a Digital Age", which was hosted by the Office of Research and Economic Development and Montana State University’s Wonderlust lifelong learning program on the theme “Montana Healthcare: Insights from Personal History to Common Fallacies”;
- UW News featured him in the article, Artificial intelligence, machine learning, Internet of Things among topics at May 31 xTech + Impact Summit.
Katherine Alejandra Cross:
- was interviewed as an expert for NPR's On the Media for a report on left-wing YouTubers and the unique place they occupy in the streaming ecosystem;
- had a paper accepted to AoIR 2019 (Association of Internet Researchers) titled, “Toward a Formal Sociology of Online Harassment.” The conference will take place in Brisbane, Australia in October.
Anna Lauren Hoffmann:
- presented as part of the workshop "Justice and Order in the Datafied Society: Connecting Communications and Legal Theory" (ICA 2019 Pre-Conference). Her panel was titled, "Normative Bases of Data Justice" and also featured Solon Barocas (Cornell/Microsoft) and Wolfgang Schultz (Hamburg);
- gave the opening keynote at the biennial Computer Ethics—Philosophical Enquiry (CEPE) 2019. This year's conference was held at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
The “Cybersecurity and Technology Futures” series concluded on Wednesday, May 29th, with a panel on crisis informatics and response that featured Megan Finn and Kate Starbird from the UW; and Curry Mayer from the public sector. Annie Searle moderated the event. The series, co-sponsored by the iSchool, the Jackson School and the UW Women’s Center, has also been supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Annie Searle is one of two university faculty members who have been appointed to the UW Advisory Search Committee to identify and recommend candidates for the position of Chief of the University of Washington Police Department (UWPD).
Michelle Martin was featured in The Atlantic article, Where Is the Black Blueberries for Sal?
Jason Yip spoke with KUOW about his research on what makes technology creepy. The interview is available here.
Yolanda Barton’s work to preserve Seattle’s music history in the Central Area was featured on King 5 news in the story, Woman in Seattle’s Central District to preserve music history with virtual reality.
Helene Williams wrote an invited column for the Association of College & Research Libraries Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion blog titled, What Does EDI Look Like in LIS Education?