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November 18, 2015 | UW Health Sciences
Mobile app to convey drug risks in pregnancy
Gary Hsieh, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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How social technologies and human behavior are changing the aftermath of disasters
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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September 9, 2015 | Fortune Magazine
Startup Shift Labs wants to change how medical devices are made
Beth Kolko, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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July 17, 2015 | Geekwire
This medical device startup just raised cash and is heading to Rwanda
Beth Kolko, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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July 9, 2015 | New York Times
When Algorithms Discriminate
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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June 4, 2015 | Runner's World
App creates running routes from hand-drawn images 
Daniela Rosner, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 26, 2015 | GeekWire
Smartphones on the playground 
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 18, 2015 | TODAY.com
Limit phone use at playgrounds? Many parents try but fail
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 18, 2015 | GeekWire
Texting at the playground 
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 11, 2015 | UK Mirror
Send a secret map message that can only be decoded by walking
Daniela Rosner, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 8, 2015 | Fast Co. Design
Send a secret message you can only decode with a walk
Daniela Rosner, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 16, 2015 | BBC News
Google Image search for CEO has Barbie as first female result 
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 12, 2015 | PC Magazine
When You Google Image Search 'CEO,' the First Woman Is ... 
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 10, 2015 | Huffington Post
Google image search has a gender bias problem
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 9, 2015 | The Verge
Google Search thinks the most important female CEO is Barbie
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 9, 2015 | GeekWire
Study puts Google image search results to the gender bias test
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 9, 2015 | PC World
The first woman CEO to appear in a Google Images search is ... CEO Barbie
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering