Zooming through the gallery in a pandemic
How museums struggle to survive COVID-19. Deepfakes (and cheapfakes!) in the 2020 presidential election. Closer to home, a look at the contrasts between Washington’s gubernatorial candidates. Ferries struck by lightning, and spiders coming to a corner all-too-near you.
Individual segments are available in our podcast stream or at www.kuow.org/record.
Museumgoing in the time of COVID
Museums are hurting in the pandemic, like basically all in-person venues. Museum consultant Susie Wilkening lays out where they are now and where museums might go from here.
By now, Jordan Peele’s deepfake video of Barack Obama seems like a quaint memory of the past. Deepfakes are alive and well in the 2020 election, and Microsoft VP of Customer Security and Trust Tom Burt is doing something about it.
Austin Jenkins on Washington's choice on November 3rd
Two weeks out from election day, KUOW’s Austin Jenkins paints a clear portrait of the choice between Washington’s gubernatorial candidates.
Ferries and acts of God
Last week, a Washington State ferry was struck by lightning. To learn more about water-based transit and acts of God, Bill spoke with Jake Beattie, executive director of Northwest Maritime Center.
It’s spider season. You may have just stopped reading in horror, but if you’re still with us Portland State University biology professor Susan Masta has some arachnid info for you.