Congrats @dmrussell! "The Joy of Search" is in bookstores now! via @FIAumd
"The Joy of Search" is in bookstores now!
¡Flash! The Joy of Search is now available in your local bookstore! I stopped by my local bookstore (Kepler's in Menlo Park, CA) and was just b...
SearchResearch Challenge (09/10/19): What’s the relationship between these two fish? via @FIAumd
SearchResearch Challenge (09/10/19): What’s the relationship between these two fish?
I'm scuba diving again ... ... I know--not a big surprise. But this time I'm diving with friends on a tropical island, taking a few underwater phot...
Watch @SamGregory's talk "Trust, Truth and Deepfakes" @FIAumd #deepfakes
Sam Gregory â Trust, Truth and Deepfakes
Sam Gregoryis an award-winning technologist and advocate who is currently the Program Director ofWITNESS, an organization which supports anyone, anywh...
What You Need To Know About Fake Video, Audio And The 2020 Election @FIAumd #deepfakes
What You Need To Know About Fake Video, Audio And The 2020 Election
While "deepfakes" or other manipulated digital material could appear to show events that never happened, their existence also gives politicians the op...
Updating my CV and I found this digital curation project from grad school:
@FIAumd @tulelakenps @umdDCIC #ConcentrationCamps
SearchResearch Challenge (8/27/19): What are these three things? via @FIAumd
SearchResearch Challenge (8/27/19): What are these three things?
After the immensity of last week's Challenge... ... let's do something fun (but challenging in a good way). During the past week, three questions ...
SearchResearch (8/14/19): What’s your favorite geo-mapping / geo-information tool? via @FIAumd
SearchResearch (8/14/19): What’s your favorite geo-mapping / geo-information tool?
You might have noticed... ... lots of the SearchResearch Challenges involve finding other resources--like mapping sites--and then using them to help ...
About That Pelosi Video: What to Do About ‘Cheapfakes’ in 2020 @FIAumd #deepfakes
About That Pelosi Video: What to Do About ‘Cheapfakes’ in 2020
In the run-up to the 2020 election, both political campaigns and platforms should take steps to mitigate the harm from deceptively edited videos—not...
Deepfake nature with Nvidia GauGAN via @CNET @FIAumd #deepfake
Deepfake nature with Nvidia GauGAN
At Siggraph 2019, Nvidia showed off its AI-based technology for turning scribbles into realistic scenes.
Rethinking Langmuir Circulation lanes via @FIAumd
Rethinking Langmuir Circulation lanes
A couple of weeks ago...... I asked what I thought was a simple question about "lanes" of quiet water that one can see on bodies of water. Here's th...
SearchResearch Challenge (7/7/2019): A couple of questions about Polynesia! (Why so long? What are those clear patches?) via @FIAumd
SearchResearch Challenge (7/7/2019): A couple of questions about Polynesia! (Why so long? What are those clear patches?)
I managed to find wifi! As I mentioned last week, I'm touring through French Polynesia for the next two weeks. It's kind of a long way to go, but i...
Fighting the reality of #deepfakes via @NiemanLab @FIAumd
Fighting the reality of deepfakes
"This technology is evolving so rapidly that as quickly as we can find ways to counter it, its creators can adapt it to make it more convincing."
Google’s guru of “user happiness” Dan Russell talks at the American Library Assn. annual conference in DC about “The Joy of Search,” which also happens to be the title of his forthcoming book / @dmrussell @ALALibrary / @mitpress / @FIAumd