What to do now that coronavirus is in King County
We speak to science and policy experts. Also, a look inside Facebook and down from five thousand feet.
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Known coronavirus cases – and deaths – shot higher this weekend in Washington state. Governor Inslee has declared a state of emergency. University of Washington microbiology professor Dr. Deborah Fuller and UW Global Health Chair Dr. Judith Wasserheit joined Bill Radke to discuss what we know and take listener questions.
Steven Levy, Facebook: The Inside Story
Facebook is notoriously secretive with the ways it uses our data, and notoriously lax about correcting openly false political information. Tech journalist Steven Levy isn’t surprised by those stances; he’s been following Mark Zuckerberg’s career since 2006. His new book is Facebook: The Inside Story.
Cecilia Aragon, Flying Free
You’ve probably heard of exposure therapy for fears: maybe you touch a snake, or force yourself to start a conversation with a stranger. But curing your fear of heights by learning to fly a stunt plane is next level. Cecilia Aragon is the director of the Human-Centered Data Science Lab at the University of Washington. She’s also author of the forthcoming memoir Flying Free: My Victory Over Fear to Become the First Latina Pilot on the Us Aerobatic Team.