In the Media

KUOW's the Record: Ryan Calo on supermarket surveillance

Every time you make a purchase, in store or online, businesses learn more about you. Should you be worried? (Source: KUOW)

Want a nonpolitical Supreme Court? Try a foreign model

"The real solution is to amend our constitution’s mechanism for Supreme Court appointments and switch to a system less prone to partisanship." — Professor Hugh Spitzer (Source: The Seattle Times)

Who protects you from making a bad purchase... on your smart speaker?

"We're interacting with technology that we bring into our houses as though we were interacting interpersonally," Calo said. (Source: Marketplace)

This immigration bill won’t pass but is still a ‘major win'

University of Washington law professor Mary Fan says that HR-6 matters, even if it doesn’t pass, because the legislation is “not about gaining political consensus, but about demonstrating values.” (Source: PRI)

You would be much happier on permanent daylight saving time

Researchers say that extra hour of sunshine saves lives on the roadways, reduces crime, increases leisure activity and may save a little electricity. Steve Calandrillo, a professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: Vice News | HBO)

A sleeping person reaches for an alarm clock at 6:07 a.m.

5 ways life would be better if it were always daylight saving time

"(Daylight saving time) saves lives and energy and prevents crime. Not surprisingly, then, politicians in Washington, California and Florida are now proposing to move to DST year-round," writes Steve Calandrillo, professor of law at the UW. (Source: The Conversation)