Black boxes actually aren't generally black, like this one from a boat. They are used to collect voyage data from ships and planes.
Credit Flickr Photo/Adventures of KM&G-Morris
Ross Reynolds talks to Joseph Janes, University of Washington professor from the information school, about the origins of the black box in airplanes. Janes is host of the podcast "Documents That Changed The World."
In the “me too” department, King County is jumping on the bandwagon to consider a higher minimum wage for its employees. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray issued a similar proposal for city workers soon after he took office in January.