Co-directors Batya Friedman, Ryan Calo, and Yoshi Kohno received a gift of $50K from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to continue their innovative work with the UW Tech Policy Lab. The UW Tech Policy Lab aims to bridge the gap between policymakers and technologists in the service of wiser, more inclusive tech policy. This gift will support on-going projects such as the Diverse Voices project and a community radio program in eastern Washington as well as new work on tech policy and agriculture.
The Center for an Informed Public (CIP) was featured in the Geekwire article, “Confronting the global ‘crisis’ of misinformation: Inside the UW’s new Center for an Informed Public.”
Annie Searle attended the SecureWorld Seattle cybersecurity conference:
- she gave a presentation titled, “The Two Faces of Artificial Intelligence.”
- she moderated the “Women in Security: Looking to the Future” panel.
- she was interviewed by Michelle Li from KING-TV on both topics.
- gave an invited lecture for the Communication and Information Sciences (CIS) Seminar Series at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The title of her talk was “Activist Archiving as Cure: Art, Activism, and Survival in the HIV/AIDS Archives.”
- presented a paper titled, “The Violence of Loss: Survival and Justice in the Digital AIDS Archives,” for a panel she organized and chaired at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Honolulu.
- presented an article titled, “Expanding Our Reflexive Toolbox: Collaborative Possibilities for Examining Socio-Technical Systems Using Duoethnography” at the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). The article was co-authored by Patricia Garcia from the University of Michigan.
Hans Jochen Scholl gave a presentation at the 12th Annual Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit titled “Disaster Response In The Pacific Northwest: How Ready (Or Not) Are We and Our First Responders?” He was also a featured author at the pre-Summit’s Author Roundtable. The summit was hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.
Research conducted by Anind Dey and UW colleagues Jennifer Mankoff and Yasaman Sefidgar was featured in the News Medical article, “Study investigates how discrimination events affect daily lives of college students.”
Mike Doane was featured in the KMWorld article, “Using knowledge graphs to examine scenarios at KMWorld 2019.”
Clarita Lefthand-Begay served as one of the keynote speakers at the Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples Lecture. The lecture was held at the University of Oregon.
Beck Tench attended the 11th Annual Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE) conference at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst:
- she served on a panel titled, “Contemplative Reading as Radical Wellbeing” along with colleagues from the University of Virginia, Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and Kwantlen Polytechnic University Vancouver, BC.
- in collaboration with David Levy, she presented a poster titled, “Co-creating a Map of Restorative Space with Undergraduates.”