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Events

Upcoming Events

Arya McCarthy
Sep 30, 2022, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm
Arya McCarthy is a Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University working on massively multilingual natural language processing
Clifford Lynch
Sep 30, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
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Oct 7, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
How infrastructures, assemblages, and ecosystems spread and contribute to harm and how justice can work in complex, interconnected systems.
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Oct 7, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Michael Buckland & Wayne de Fremery propose context-based changes to bibliographic and library search and discovery.
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Oct 11, 2022, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Citizen Clinic (INFO/CYBER 289) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats. Join us to learn more.
Book cover: “The Political Lives of Information Information” by Janaki Srinivasan
Oct 12, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How the definition, production, and leveraging of information are shaped by caste, class, and gender, and the implications for development.
Alex Tamkin
Oct 14, 2022, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm
Screenshot: Amazon’s Mechanical Turk
Oct 14, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Crowdsourcing data has recently become mostly unusable. Catherine Marshall uncovers what’s happening.
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Oct 21, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
A hands-on workshop focusing on restorative justice.
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Oct 21, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeff Hancock
Oct 26, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jeff Hancock is a leading expert on technology’s role in deception and trust. Hancock is a psychologist and a professor at Stanford University in Communication.
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Oct 28, 2022, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 104th birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
Clifford Lynch
Nov 4, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
Jessica Hullman
Nov 9, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jessica Hullman is a leading expert in information visualization and uncertainty. Hullman is an information scientist and computer scientist by training, and an associate professor at Northwestern University.
Kate Starbird
Nov 16, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Kate Starbird is a leading expert on how people use social media to seek, share, and make sense of information and misinformation. Starbird’s training is in technology, media, and society, with an emphasis on HCI, and she is an associate professor at the University of Washington.
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Nov 18, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 30, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
David Rand is a leading expert in the psychology of misinformation. Rand is a systems biologist and psychologist and runs MIT’s Human Cooperation Lab.
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Dec 7, 2022, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award.
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Dec 15, 2022, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.

Previous Events

Hany Farid
Sep 28, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We are awash in disinformation of lies, conspiracies, and now a new form of manipulated media — so-called deepfakes. Hany Farid explains how deepfakes are created and how to tell truth from fiction.
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Sep 27, 2022, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Leading experts discuss how cybersecurity is set to radically change over the next 5 to 7 years.
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Sep 26, 2022, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
How does the shift from in-kind and in-person assistance to cash- and information-based assistance change humanitarian work?
Chris Freeland
Sep 23, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Chris Freeland is director of Open Libraries at the Internet Archive.
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Sep 23, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
How conceptions of justice, especially restorative justice, can drive the structures and practices of content governance.
Book cover: Democracy's Data: The Hidden Stories in the US Census and How to Read Them
Sep 21, 2022, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Behind the census’s neat grid of numbers is a collage of messy, human stories — you just have to know how to read them.
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Sep 16, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Short research presentations from Arogya Koirala, Shai Dhaliwal, Calvin Lee, Alan Kyle, Siddharth Adelkar, Sarah Barrington, and Ameya Naik.
Clifford Lynch
Sep 9, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
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Sep 9, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
The problems, potentials, and pitfalls of emphasizing justice in content governance systems, with Anna Lauren Hoffman and Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg.
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Aug 31, 2022, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Open to all MICS students and alumni.  
Clifford Lynch
Aug 26, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
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Aug 11, 2022, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
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Aug 7, 2022, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Catch-up with old friends and network with new ones at Berkeley's newest downtown hotel.
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Aug 4, 2022, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Graduating 5th Year MIDS students present their data science projects.
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Aug 3, 2022, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award.
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Jul 25, 2022, 12:01 am to Jul 31, 2022, 11:59 pm
A fun run/walk/roll for the I School community. Proceeds benefit diversity & inclusion fellowships.
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Jun 8, 2022, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Celebrate our student and alumni mentors.
Zeashan Pappa
May 19, 2022, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Zeashan Pappa discusses Databricks Unity Catalog and data governance in the lakehouse architecture.
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May 16, 2022, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2022 with keynote speaker Timnit Gebru, student speakers, and student awards.
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May 12, 2022, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select outstanding projects for the James R. Chen Award.

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