Jones on "Despite Election Security Fears, Iowa Caucuses Will Use New Smartphone App"

"The idea of security through obscurity is almost always a mistake," says Doug Jones, a computer science professor at the University of Iowa, and a former caucus precinct leader. "...

Jones on "Election Security At The Chip Level"

"If I ran elections with a TPM-based machine, I’d be giving the vendor the trust. And I’d have to ask, do I trust this office?” said Jones.

Jones on "How New Voting Machines Could Hack Our Democracy"

We have a longstanding habit in the United States of adopting voting technology systems for use in the polling place without any real studies of how well they work. We only learn about their failings after the machines are deployed and widely used.

Chowdhury et al., in "UI researchers study hacking concerns in Androids"

"Android technology [...] can be tampered with in order to snoop on the personal data of its owner"...

Advanced virtual-reality tech helps UI scientists study pedestrian behavior

"Joseph Kearney, a computer-science professor in the lab, said dramatic advancements in the last decade for several technologies have allowed the field to reach its current state.

UIowaCS student and Robot Theater in "NPR: Gifted Students With Autism Find An Intellectual Oasis In Iowa"

"And people with autism who interact with Belin-Blank say Assouline works hard to ensure that they feel included and understood. One of those people is Martika Theis.