Author: Lily Shapiro

Web Roundup: In the clouds by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , March 1st, 2018

As I’m sure many of you saw, this month started with the successful launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, giving a boost (sorry) to privatized space travel, and providing…


Web Roundup: Marching for Science, which is what, exactly? by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , April 30th, 2017

Many of you may have marched (or chosen not to march) at last week’s March for Science. I marched with my partner and young son here in Coimbatore,…


Web Roundup: Water by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , February 1st, 2017

Before I began graduate school, I worked in water-related public health, and have continued to follow the news around water. This month, some stories (mostly) about water. Trump…


Web Roundup: Public Health by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , October 31st, 2016

I assume everyone is, like me, tired of (and stressed out about) the US election, so let’s take a break from that to take a quick look around…


Web Roundup: Photography and Visual Tech by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , October 1st, 2016

This month’s Web Roundup is focused loosely around the theme of the visual. How do we use photography and other mediums to tell stories, and what stories do…


Web Roundup: Data, Safety, and Bias by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , June 1st, 2016

Many people probably saw the news that Facebook allegedly privileges left-leaning stories in its trending news section, a story broken by Gizmodo at the beginning of this month….


Web Roundup: 2015 by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , December 31st, 2015

As the year winds up, many publications around the web are doing “highlights of 2015”-type lists, so I thought I’d compile some of these to give a bit…


Web Roundup: Assorted stories by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , June 30th, 2015

It’s been a very busy week, and I imagine everyone has been reading a lot about Charleston, SCOTUS, the ISIS attacks, and Greece. This web roundup isn’t going…