Annie Searle was interviewed by Richard Levick last month for his podcast In House Warrior, running on all the major channels, that the Corporate Counsel Business Journal distributed to their 30,000 general counsel readers: ”In House Warrior: The Risk Detective Annie Searle, Professor, Author and Consultant, speaks with host Richard Levick of LEVICK about the vaccination efforts now underway.”
Ryan Calo, Batya Friedman, Tadayoshi Kohno, Hannah Almeter, and Nick Logler edited a new collection of work on culturally responsive artificial intelligence developed and published by the UW Tech Policy Lab: Telling Stories: On Culturally Responsive Artificial Intelligence.
What world—what worlds—will we build with artificial intelligence? Intended for policymakers, technologists, educators and others, this international collection of 19 short stories delves into AI’s cultural impacts with hesitation and wonder. Authors from Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, India, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, the United States, and elsewhere vividly recount the anticipated influences of AI on love, time, justice, identity, language, trust, and knowledge through the power of narrative.
Tanu Mitra presented two papers at the Computation+Journalism (C+J) 2021 Symposium last week:
- "Evaluating the Inverted Pyramid Structure through Automatic 5W1H Extraction and Summarization.” The paper was co-authored with Brian Keith Norambuena (Virginia Tech) and Michael Horning (Virginia Tech).
- "Exploring the Information Landscape of News using Narrative Maps.” The paper was co-authored with Brian Keith Norambuena (Virginia Tech) and Chris North.
Yim Register and Emma Spiro had their research incorporated into ReadyAI's high school curriculum, which now has a lesson co-written by Yim on exploring your own Facebook data to learn about recommender systems online: Recommender Systems — How Facebook Learns Your Interests.
Katherine A. Cross was interviewed for a French journal back in December about the trend of viral shaming videos of people behaving badly in public (i.e. part of the "Karen" phenomenon): “Insults, screams and panic: when the web is invaded by videos of public altercations.” She provided perspective about what these videos do in public discourse and what their benefits and drawbacks are.
Hans Jochen Scholl, along with co-authors Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar (University of Granada, Spain) and Roman Pomeshchikov (UW College of Arts & Sciences, Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies), published a chapter in Blockchain and the Public Sector (Springer) titled, "Stakeholders' Perspectives on Benefits and Challenges in Blockchain Regulatory Frameworks."