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Events

Upcoming Events

Aditya Parameswaran
Oct 18, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How could interactive data exploration tools be redesigned to give deeper insights more easily and quickly?
Desmond U. Patton
Oct 18, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The promises and challenges of using AI to help prevent violence based on social media content and engagement.
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Oct 22, 2019, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
A festive celebration of five years of CTSP, with a showcase of selected projects from the past five years.
Niloufar Salehi
Oct 25, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How might online spaces be reconfigured against harassment and abuse?
John Chuang
Nov 8, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An informal discussion with John Chuang, associate dean and head of school.
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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.
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 discusses the legacy of the One Laptop per Child project and our refusal to learn from its failure.
Clifford Lynch
Dec 6, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Jan 13, 2020, 1:00 pm
Honor the class of 2019 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of capstone awards.

Previous Events

InfoCamp
Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
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Mar 13, 2019, 9:00 pm to Mar 14, 2019, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
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Mar 12, 2019, 2:40 pm to 4:30 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
Hany Farid
Mar 8, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
When algorithms are used for predicting recidivism, do they make the criminal justice system more fair and accurate, or do they perpetuate racial bias?
Victoria Coleman
Mar 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
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Mar 4, 2019, 12:10 pm to 4:15 pm
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.
Hoyt Long
Feb 27, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Machine learning algorithms are not neutral observers of the world, but see what they are trained to see.
Morgan G. Ames
Feb 20, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The One Laptop per Child project failed. So why do the same utopian visions that inspired it still motivate other projects to “disrupt” education and development?
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Feb 15, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mark Graham is the director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive.
Yifan Sun
Feb 14, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How good data models facilitate optimization and generalization in machine learning.
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Feb 13, 2019, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Michael Buckland
Feb 8, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A change to a society’s pattern of communication, coordination, trust, and coercion is culturally disruptive.
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Feb 1, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Has widespread news of abuse made people more protective of their personal data?
Micahel Rivera
Jan 30, 2019, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Massive impersonal unsolicited email campaigns might actually backfire.
South Hall
Jan 29, 2019, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Join current MIDS students and alumni for a discussion on data science roles and career resources.
Clifford Lynch
Jan 25, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm

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