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UW computer science profs immortalized in Google T-shirt

Ed Lazowska and Hank Levy are two of the University of Washington’s best known computer science professors. And while they are mainstays on campus and in the community, we’ve never seen them quite like this before. Headshots of Lazowska and Levy replace the “Os” in a T-shirt for Google’s 2012 Seattle Summer internship program, as… Read More

The Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering (Ed LaCasse photo)

Forget MIT and Stanford: UW computer science department wins high praise in NYT piece

A few weeks ago, I interviewed Madrona Venture Group’s Matt McIlwain and asked him pointedly to name one missing ingredient that’s holding back Seattle’s technology community. The veteran venture capitalist didn’t hesitate, suggesting that outsiders (and even Seattleites to some degree) don’t fully appreciate what’s being built around them. “The Pacific Northwest culture of humility… Read More