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Vikram Prakash’s ‘ArchitectureTalk’ podcast explores topics ‘at the edge of the known’

Vikram Prakash’s ‘ArchitectureTalk’ podcast explores topics ‘at the edge of the known’

Vikram Prakash says his weekly “ArchitectureTalk” podcast got its start, as many things do, from a student’s idea.

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HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power

HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power

Engineers at the University of Washington have developed a new HD video streaming method that doesn’t need to be plugged in. Their prototype skips the power-hungry components and has something else, like a smartphone, process the video instead.

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Helping blind, low-vision users browse web pages

Helping blind, low-vision users browse web pages

By using a keyboard to provide tactile feedback along with with a screen reader, blind and low-vision users were three times more successful at navigating complex modern webpages, similar to a typical Airbnb booking site.

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UW’s Kristina Olson wins NSF Waterman Award

UW’s Kristina Olson wins NSF Waterman Award

The National Science Foundation named Kristina Olson, University of Washington associate professor of psychology, winner of this year’s Alan T. Waterman Award.

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#BeBoundless

Students and professors from the College of the Environment made a classroom out of one of the world’s most closely monitored ecosystems: Yellowstone National Park.

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