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Video:  Inaugural Lecture at UW, “Research Adventures from Grad School to Present”
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Video: Inaugural Lecture at UW, “Research Adventures from Grad School to Present”

My department has started a new lecture series for faculty who get promoted to full professor, called Inaugural Lectures.  Mine was called “What Actually Happened Was Much Stranger: Research Adventures From Grad School to the Present” and was delivered October 30th. And here’s audio only:  

Twitter’s influence mounts as reach grows
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Twitter’s influence mounts as reach grows

Helped the prolific Rob Lever with quotable quote in his piece for AFP. Philip Howard, who heads the Digital Activism Research Project at the University of Washington, said Twitter “is still one of the most important social networking tools for democracy advocates.” Howard told AFP that authoritarian regimes have cracked […]

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Lead with the Prostitutes

Last week I gave my “inaugural lecture” at UW, an honor that allowed me to talk about some of the tough parts of research and the darker / funnier parts of my own path through grad school. There is a write up on the Department page for the event and […]

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‘Running battle’: How Google hopes to beat countries cracking down on Internet freedom

NBCNews.com recently used some quotable quotes from me and one of my colleagues at USIP Sheldon Himmelfarb on the new suite of Google tools:. The company that revolutionized Internet search is now unveiling a sort of online underground tunnel — a way for people in restrictive countries like Iran and […]