Upcoming Events

Sep 25, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
Nick Merrill
Oct 16, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Recent moral panic around Internet fragmentation hides the uncomfortable truth: the Internet has always been affected by political realities. Our measurements reveal a multi-polar Internet.
Daniel V. Pitti
Oct 23, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Oct 30, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Salwa Ismail is associate university librarian for digital initiatives and information technology and associate CIO for UC Berkeley Library.
Elaine Sedenberg
Nov 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible:
Nov 13, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Dec 9, 2020, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects.
Dec 17, 2020, 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

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.
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?