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Seattle Times

December 4, 2019 | The Seattle Times
Can you tell which face is real? UW and WSU plan to fight digital ‘deepfakes’
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

cnn business

November 21, 2019 | CNN Business
AI software defines people as male or female. That's a problem
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Inverse

November 12, 2019 | Inverse 
Art therapy is finally being taken seriously as a tool for boosting health
Elin Björling, senior research scientist, Human Centered Design & Engineering

Geekwire

November 12, 2019 | GeekWire
Confronting the global ‘crisis’ of misinformation: Inside the UW’s new Center for an Informed Public
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Daily Dot

November 11, 2019 | The Daily Dot
PayPal and Venmo’s anti-terrorism regulations are causing headaches for average businesses
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Mic

October 30, 2019 | Mic
Facial recognition misclassifies transgender and non-binary people, study finds
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Popular Mechanics

October 29, 2019 | Popular Mechanics
How the Internet Works: The 7 Steps It Took To Read This Article
Cecilia Aragon, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

KUOW

October 29, 2019 | KUOW
How fanfiction is empowering young people
Cecilia Aragon, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Logic magazine

October 28, 2019 | Logic Magazine
The Body Instrumental
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

NBC

October 28, 2019 | NBC News
Why did Microsoft fund an Israeli firm that surveils West Bank Palestinians?
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

washington post

October 25, 2019 | The Washington Post
Civil rights leaders thought they’d figured out how to deal with Facebook. But now they are ‘livid.’
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

The Register

October 23, 2019 | New Scientist
Inside the 1TB ImageNet data set used to train the world's AI
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

October 9, 2019 | New Scientist
UK launched passport photo checker it knew would fail with dark skin
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Seattle Times

October 5, 2019 | The Seattle Times
A higher purpose for fan fiction? Yes! It’s helping teach young and marginalized people to write, says UW professor
Cecilia Aragon, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

The Atlantic

October 1, 2019 | The Atlantic
What Fan Fiction Teaches That the Classroom Doesn’t
Cecilia Aragon, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Buzzfeed

September 21, 2019 | Buzzfeed
It’s Scarily Easy To Track Someone Around A City Via Their Instagram Stories
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Vice

September 4, 2019 | Vice
Our Face Recognition Nightmare Began Decades Ago. Now It’s Expanding
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

WSJ

August 22, 2019 | The Wall Street Journal
YouTube Channels Are Yanked for Alleged Disinformation Campaigns in Hong Kong
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

King5

August 7, 2019 | King 5 
UW study says art therapy can help teens with stress and headaches
Elin Björling, senior research scientist, Human Centered Design & Engineering

Vice logo

August 6, 2019 | Vice
Trump Wants to Make It Basically Impossible to Sue for Algorithmic Discrimination
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

KIRO radio

August 5, 2019 | KIRO Radio
UW professor, former Storm player on how lies are spread on social media
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Crosscut

August 2, 2019 | Seattle PI
'To promote an informed society': UW to launch new center studying fake news this fall
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Psychology Today

July 29, 2019 | Psychology Today
Can We Stop the Spread of Misinformation?
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Newsweek Logo

July 24, 2019 | Nature
Disinformation’s spread: bots, trolls and all of us
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Newsweek Logo

July 23, 2019 | Newsweek
Russia Is Using Cold War Strategy to Undermine the Faith of Americans in the 2020 Election—Will It Work?
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

GeekWire

July 22, 2019 | GeekWire
University of Washington lands $5 million to study fake news and misinformation
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Fortune Logo

June 28, 2019 | Fortune
Coming Off Paris Air Show High, Here's What Boeing Must Do to Get the 737 MAX (and Its Business) Back in the Air
Cecilia Aragon, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Jezebel

June 27, 2019 | Jezebel
Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Tech Review

June 25, 2019 | Technology Review
35 Innovators Under 35
John Porter, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Seattle Globalist

June 19, 2019 | The Seattle Globalist
STEM networks aim to diversify tech fields
Tsewone Melaku, Human Centered Design & Engineering alumna

Exberliner

June 13, 2019 | Exberliner
It's the structures, not the tech: Os Keyes
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Global News

June 3, 2019 | Global News
Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

BuzzFeed

May 29, 2019 | Buzzfeed
Facial Recognition Technology Is Facing A Huge Backlash In The US. But Some Of The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are Trying To Sell It In The Gulf.
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 15, 2019 | Crosscut
A UW engineer explains how facial recognition tech erases trans people
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Seattle Met

May 6, 2019 | Seattle Met
This Robot Is a Mind Reader
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Scientific American

May 3, 2019 | Scientific American
Actually, We Should Not All Use They/Them Pronouns
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

VentureBeat

April 23, 2019 | Venture Beat
A transgender AI researcher’s nightmare scenarios for facial recognition software
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Next Avenue

April 19, 2019 | Next Avenue
Who Shares Fake News? (We Know It Wasn’t You)
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Technology Review

April 6, 2019 | Technology Review
Hey Google, sorry you lost your ethics council, so we made one for you
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Wired

April 5, 2019 | Wired
The tricky ethics of Google's cloud ambitions
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Venture Beat

April 3, 2019 | Venture Beat
Prominent AI researchers call on Amazon to stop selling Rekognition facial analysis to law enforcement
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Info Security

April 2, 2019 | Info Security
Google Has a Board-Level AI Ethical Dilemma
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

The Guardian

March 29, 2019 | The Guardian
'Bias deep inside the code': the problem with AI 'ethics' in Silicon Valley
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

The Verge

March 27, 2019 | The Verge
Google creates external advisory board to monitor it for unethical AI use
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Business Insider

March 27, 2019 | Business Insider
Google set up an external ethics council for AI, but one of its members was called out for her views on trans people and immigration
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Washington post

March 19, 2019 | The Washington Post
Government using photos of visa applicants, dead people to test facial recognition software
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Slate

March 18, 2019 | Slate
The Government Is Using the Most Vulnerable People to Test Facial Recognition Software
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

GeekWire

March 14, 2019 | GeekWire
AtariWomen wants you to meet the female engineers behind Centipede and Warlords
Daniela Rosner, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Wired

March 6, 2019 | Wired
Microsoft wants to stop AI's 'race to the bottom'
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

The Register

March 5, 2019 | The Register
The infamous AI gaydar study was repeated – and, no, code can't tell if you're straight or not just from your face
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Motherboard

February 19, 2019 | Motherboard
Facial Recognition Software Regularly Misgenders Trans People
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

February 19, 2019 | Geekwire
How this healthcare outsider solved an industry blind spot, with a healthy dose of perseverance
Beth Kolko, professors of Human Centered Design & Engineering

CBC logo

February 12, 2019 | CBC
Twitter trolls stoked debates about immigrants and pipelines in Canada, data show
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Fast Company

February 12, 2019 | Fast Company
7 problems with Trump’s “American AI” Initiative
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Boston Globe

February 8, 2019 | Boston Globe
Artificial intelligence’s diversity problem
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

January 8, 2019 | KUOW
Can we build a better social media network? 
Beth Kolko and Kate Starbird, professors of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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