Upcoming Events

Yonatan Belinkov
Jan 31, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Yonatan Belinkov is a postdoc at Harvard, where he works on language representations in neural networks.
Gracen Brilmyer
Feb 4, 2020, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Gracen Brilmyer, a 2016 CTSP fellow and MIMS 2016 alum, presents research for their doctoral dissertation.
Maarten Sap
Feb 7, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Maarten Sap is a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington researching natural language processing for social understanding.
Feb 7, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Social media users are generally averse to archiving their posts, but what can we learn from the the 1940 US Census?
Palo Alto Downtown Library
Feb 14, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne is the assistant city manager of Palo Alto.
Hany Farid
Feb 21, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A 2009 report was highly critical of many forensic practices. This is the first thorough analysis of the purportedly distinct patterns on the seams of denim pants.
Marco Tulio Ribeiro
Feb 28, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Marco Ribeiro is a researcher at Microsoft Research, focused on helping humans interact with machine learning models meaningfully.
Women in Data Science, Berkeley
Mar 2, 2020, 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
Women in Data Science is a one-day technical conference bringing together data scientists and professionals from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible:
Mar 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mar 12, 2020, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Discover how the Organization for Transformative Works built a model for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures.
Rob Sanderson (photo: Sarah Waldorf/Getty Center)
Mar 13, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Sanderson is a semantic architect at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, and a passionate advocate for open culture, linked open data, and the digitization of cultural heritage.
Yejin Choi (photo by Bruce Hemingway)
Apr 3, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Yejin Choi is an associate professor at the University of Washington.
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
Apr 17, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeff MacKie-Mason is the university librarian and chief digital scholarship officer
DataEDGE logo
Apr 28 2020 - All-day event
Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by the flood of new data? The DataEDGE conference will bring you up to speed on the data revolution.

Previous Events

Tal Linzen
Jan 23, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Tal Linzen is an assistant professor of cognitive science at Johns Hopkins University.
Jan 14, 2020, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Novels pose unique challenges overlooked by current natural language processing systems.
Jan 13, 2020, 12:00 pm
Honor the class of 2019 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of capstone awards.
Yoav Artzi
Dec 6, 2019, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Dec 5, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Final class projects from Info 290. Introduction to Privacy Engineering.
Nick Sullivan
Dec 4, 2019, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The evolution of cryptography on the Internet, with Nick Sullivan of Cloudflare.
Nov 25, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How practitioners think about design for algorithmic systems and products.
Nov 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Kate Starbird
Nov 18, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Key insights for defending against strategic information operations.
The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Child, by Morgan G. Ames
Nov 15, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Morgan Ames and LA Review of Books editor Michele Pridmore-Brown discuss the legacy of the One Laptop per Child project and our refusal to learn from its failure.
Nov 13, 2019, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
Nov 12, 2019, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Steven Weber and Amit Elazari forecast cybersecurity in 2024 to illuminate what’s at stake today. (A “Discover Cal” lecture.)
Paul Niehaus
Nov 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Requiring biometric authentication excluded and inconenienced legitimate beneficiaries of a social protection program.
Michael Buckland
Nov 1, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How could we evolve a more satisfactory tool-kit of concepts and terms as a stronger basis for information studies?
Niloufar Salehi
Oct 25, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How might online spaces be reconfigured against harassment and abuse?