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.
Peter Rowland (left) and Steve Trush spent months examining CRIMS. - Photo by Darryl Barnes for East Bay Express
A team of UC Berkeley School of Information students is helping Oakland’s privacy commission figure out if ICE agents are accessing OPD computer data through a backdoor.
In 2008, Ken-ichi Ueda and several other students at the University of California, Berkeley, founded iNaturalist as an online community for biologists, citizen scientists and people who simply enjoyed observing wildlife.
As Fissures Between Political Camps Grow, 'Tribalism' Emerges As The Word Of 2017
Pop Up Archive was founded by Berkeley School of Information alumnae Anne Wooten and Bailey Smith. The project started as a 2012 MIMS final project.