August 13, 2015
A scale of simple numbers — the Richter Scale — unnerves us when we think about earthquakes, as Pacific Northwest residents have been prone to do lately. But who was Richter, and how did it all come about? Joe Janes takes a look for an installment of his Documents that Changed the World podcast series.
July 16, 2015
UW professor Philip Howard discusses his new book, “Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set us Free or Lock Us Up,” published this spring by Yale University Press.
September 9, 2014
Information School Professor Joe Janes takes a look at “The Star Spangled Banner” for his Documents that Changed the World series.
March 17, 2014
University of Washington researchers have found that misinformation spread widely on Twitter after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing despite efforts by users to correct rumors that were inaccurate.
February 6, 2014
Joe Janes of the UW Information School discusses the famous book and its origin as part of his ongoing podcast series, “Documents that Changed the World.”
April 1, 2013
News Digest: Built “ecologies” lecture April 4, cybersecurity competition winner, autism awareness lectures
Built “ecologies,” resource integration subject of lecture April 4 || UW wins sixth consecutive regional cybersecurity competition || Autism center lecture series in Seattle, Tacoma
March 26, 2013
The latest in the Documents that Changed the World podcast series is about a famous World War II-era document that never existed at all.