Press Coverage

I School faculty, students, and scholars in the news.

AnnaLee Saxenian
“There is the myth of Silicon Valley,” Saxenian says. “There is something that has become bigger than the physical place in people’s minds, there’s no doubt of that.”
Image from The Big Sleep via The Guardian
Analysis from I School Professor David Bamman finds proportion of female authors and characters fell after 19th century, with male authors remaining ‘remarkably resistant’ to writing women.
Professor David Bamman’s machine-learning algorithm analyzed the presentation of gender in more than 100,000 novels.
social media user
Contrary to conventional wisdom, people tend to wind down rather than whip themselves into a frenzy while browsing Facebook and Twitter, according to a prize-winning dissertation by Galen Panger, a newly minted Ph.D. from UC Berkeley’s School of Information.