Upcoming Events

Dec 21, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select two outstanding projects for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
Jan 21, 2018, 2:00 pm
Honor summer and fall I School graduates with keynote speaker, student speaker, and presentation of the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
Jan 23, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meet & mingle with other alumni, students, faculty, and staff.
Dan Jurafsky
Jan 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
A linguistic analysis of policy body-camera data from traffic stops reveals race-based differences. How can the findings improve police-community relations?

Previous Events

Gert Lanckriet
Apr 8, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
With millions of songs available through the Internet, recommendation algorithms are a must. Dr. Gert Lanckriet discusses the state of the art in automated music analysis and the potential for context-aware recommendations.
David Ayman Shamma
Apr 1, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
David Ayman Shamma is a senior research scientist at Yahoo Labs, where he leads the HCI research group and is the scientific liaison to Flickr. His research investigates social multimedia computing and creativity.
Neil Cohn
Mar 18, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Neil Cohn is internationally recognized for his research on the overlap of sequential images and language in cognition.
Mar 14, 2015, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
InfoCamp is an “unconference” — an intimate seminar-style event for anybody interested in information-related topics, including user experience, data science, information architecture, interaction design, informatics, and information and communication technologies for development.
David Bamman
Mar 11, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Machine learning and natural language processing provide a framework for extracting meaning from text — but what can they tell us about the people in those texts?
Mar 6, 2015, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 27, 2015, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 25, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Feb 20, 2015, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Dr. Jodi Schneider
Feb 18, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dr. Jodi Schneider is a postdoctoral fellow at the National French Computer Science Research Institute.
Cynthia Dwork
Feb 4, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
“Your data will only be used in aggregated form.” — what does this statement mean, and why is it so often included in privacy policies? And does this practice actually protect your privacy?