Marika Cifor spent the week in Copenhagen at the invitation of the University of Copenhagen Uncertain Archives Research Group. During the visit, she presented and led a seminar on her book in progress, Viral Cultures. She also gave an invited talk, "Data Stains and Data Remains: The Epistemologies and Politics of Liveliness in Big Data Archives," for the 'Theorizing Reuse' seminar series at the Copenhagen Business School.
Negin Dahya, Maria Garrido, Stacey Wedlake, and Katya Yefimova hosted a workshop this week that was designed to collaboratively create knowledge for communities and organizations that support refugee women and technology education. The event aimed to spark discussion, facilitate activities focused on the themes uncovered by the Refugee Women and Technology Education in Seattle research project, and connect state and local government, resettlement organizations, community-based organizations, and the UW.
Katie Davis was quoted in the New York Times article, “On College Campuses, Social Media Provides Private Spaces for Thousands.”
Jevin West and Carl T. Bergstrom were interviewed by the Washington Post for the article, “The coronavirus is spreading rapidly. So is misinformation about it.”
Mike Katell presented “Defining AI in Policy versus Practice” at the ACM Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, and Society (AIES) in New York City. The paper was coauthored by Peaks Krafft, Meg Young, Karen Huang, and Ghislain Bugingo.