iSchoolers in the News
Assistant Professor Megan Finn has released her first book, “Documenting Aftermath: Information Infrastructures in the Wake of Disasters.” The book looks at how the information landscape has shaped people’s experiences with historical disasters.
Assistant Professor Alexis Hiniker was quoted on CNN.com, in a story about how voice-activated technology such as Amazon’s Alexa interacts with children. Her take: Don’t count on such devices teaching our children to speak anytime soon.
Tweets of the Week
Explaining (and understanding) the Central Limit Theorem is hard, so I built this interactive visual explanation to introduce my data science students to inferential statistics. Made with #d3js and #React. Enjoy!https://t.co/Tb7AdeCXUE
— Mike Freeman (@mf_viz) October 15, 2018
— Tech Policy Lab (@TechPolicyLab) October 15, 2018
The @UW_iSchool is hiring in all areas (https://t.co/TzzBdACY89), but I want to highlight our search for teaching-track faculty in areas such as data science, databases, and software engineering. Come join our amazing community! Nov 15th deadline. https://t.co/xQZ3Kpe0Zd
— Andy J. Ko (@andyjko) October 16, 2018
The @nytimes asked 12 authors to write about the #libraries they love. Pulitzer-winning novelist Annie Proulx focused on the Port Townsend Carnegie Library and iSchool alumna Melody Sky Eisler, '10: https://t.co/cEX0XPUvTc
— UW iSchool (@UW_iSchool) October 17, 2018
Cheryl Metoyer's leadership and legacy honored by American Indian Library Association . https://t.co/qpCYrwXqwe So honored to be her colleague and to benefit from her wisdom!
— Risk Detective (@anniesearle) October 17, 2018
@UW_iSchool Capstone team on history of @WALIBASSN the power of partnership to archive, daylight and curate our story. As we go forward, tell your #library stories. #LibrariesTransform pic.twitter.com/cpqYfLA3F5
— Craig Seasholes (@CraigSeasholes) October 18, 2018
— UW iSchool (@UW_iSchool) October 18, 2018
Everyone has a #RightToEducation. Our new project with @SulaBatsu supports women in #STEMeducation and looks for ways to fill the gaps in #genderdata #genderequality #EqualsinTech https://t.co/SrOpSB1Cuf
— TASCHA (@taschagroup) October 18, 2018
— Helene Williams (@bibliorogue) October 19, 2018
— Karen Kline (@KarenKline) October 19, 2018