Carolyn Higgins is the former managing editor of Flip the Media and now a contributor. She explores the impact of the digital world on society and culture, environmental and global health issues. In her elusive spare time, she explores the outdoors with her family, experiments with photography and film, and makes art quilts. She reads everything from classic literature to periodicals ranging from "Outside" to "The New Yorker."
Fifty-five pounds. That’s the weight limit that the FAA proposes for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) small systems – the type of drone that many journalists would like to ...On May 8, 2014 / By Carolyn Higgins
Recently, FiveThirtyEight founder and data whizz Nate Silver visited the University of Washington’s Communications Department to chat with Communications Chair David Domke about journalism in the data age, ...On April 29, 2014 / By Carolyn Higgins
If you’re concerned about security or just sick to death of hearing about the notorious Heartbleed bug, you may want to shut out the internet’s pervasive Heartbleed noise. ...On April 16, 2014 / By Carolyn Higgins
SXSW throws a lot at its inhabitants over the course of a day. Where else can you go to absorb the buzz about the latest issues in everything ...On March 8, 2014 / By Carolyn Higgins