Archives - Jiwon Chang

The specter of deadnames

UR is a mostly trans-friendly campus. And yet, there's a curious blindspot: repeated usage of deadnames where a preferred name is sufficient.

A more engaging way to teach science

We should teach students how wrong famous historical scientists were. It would encourage students to be wrong, to experiment.

Disaster prevention lessons from AI

Leading AI experts say there’s a 5% chance that artificial general intelligence, or AGI, will cause a human extinction-level disaster.

Computer science education needs a reboot

What we need is the best of both worlds: a university CS curriculum that incorporates the tactics of coding boot camps.