June 8, 2009
UW Experts: Search, Social Media and Web 2.0
The information revolution is far from over. Below are some UW experts who can offer insight on the latest technologies and trends.
Professor, Computer science and engineering, Director of the Turing Center
Web site: http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/etzioni/
Web search, data mining, artificial intelligence. Etzioni developed Farecast, an airfare prediction tool that is incorporated in Microsoft Bing.
Professor, Computer science and engineering
Web site: http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/weld/
Web search, Internet services, intelligent interfaces, artificial intelligence. Weld taught the Spring 2009 course on the design of Internet search engines.
Associate professor, Information School
Web site: http://www.ischool.washington.edu/people/facdirectory.aspx?id=3122
Information retrieval, Google’s effects on society
Associate professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering
Web site: http://www.hcde.washington.edu/navpeople/profiles/faculty_profiles/197
Collaborative work and Web 2.0 technologies
Assistant professor, Information School
Web site: http://faculty.washington.edu/ajko/
Adapting to new software and dealing with software problems
Director, Master of Communication in Digital Media
Web site: http://mcdm.washington.edu/faculty.shtml
Twitter, journalism, digital media, social media
Professor, Information School
Web site: http://www.ischool.washington.edu/people/facdirectory.aspx?id=3154
Information overload, information and quality of life