iSchoolers in the News
Informatics student Mayowa Aina is among the inaugural Husky 100, a list of students who are making the most of their UW experience.
Professor Batya Friedman talked to Tech Target about the tenets of value-sensitive design.
Alumnus John Cole has been named the Library of Congress historian, a new position at the venerable institution. Cole is a 1966 graduate of what was then the School of Librarianship and went on to a 50-year career at the nation’s library.
Alumna Jessica Anderson was profiled by the UW Botanic Gardens, where she works as a librarian. She graduated in 2010 from the MLIS program.
Tweets of the Week
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— UW iSchool (@UW_iSchool) May 4, 2016
— Jessica L. Anderson (@infoJessica) May 6, 2016
Elsewhere in Information News
- Some useful news for parents: Those two-minute warnings you give your kids before they are to turn off a video game or TV show only lead to more tantrums. The New York Times is among those reporting on this research from the UW’s Computing for Healthy Living & Learning Lab, which is affiliated with the iSchool.
- “Big risks, big opportunities.” A new White House report on big data sees pathways for fairness, but dangers that bias will be reinforced through algorithms.
- From ICT Works, the “Archipelago of Disconnection” shows the countries where Internet penetration remains below 10 percent. Many are located in sub-Saharan Africa.