Upcoming Events

Jan 21, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Denny Lee is a developer advocate at Databricks
Nick Merrill
Jan 22, 2021, 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.
Yan Chen
Jan 22, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How team identity boosts worker engagement in a gig economy.
Leonardo Bursztyn
Jan 25, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Can widespread misperceptions about others’ beliefs sustain social norms? How do social norms change when new information becomes available?
Clifford Lynch
Jan 29, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Emerging science nationalism and its implications for the research enterprise and the global system of scholarly communication.
 Paul Niehaus
Jan 29, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Cash transfers to people in extreme poverty have become a policy tool of choice; should policy-makers go all the way to Universal Basic Income?
David S. H. Rosenthal
Feb 5, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
David S. H. Rosenthal is the co-founder of the LOCKSS program at Stanford University.
Jules S. Damji
Feb 10, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Jules S. Damji surveys emerging technologies to address the challenges of data at scale
Information: A Historical Companion. Edited by Ann Blair, Paul Duguid, Anja-Silvia Goeing, and Anthony Grafton
Feb 12, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Paul Duguid discusses his new book, Information: Information: A Historical Companion, a landmark history that traces the creation, management, and sharing of information through six centuries.
Feb 19, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Marcia J. Bates
Mar 5, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An overview of the last 50 years of information science research on information seeking and transfer.
Clifford Lynch
Mar 12, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Leslie Johnston
Mar 19, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Leslie Johnston is director of digital preservation at the U.S. National Archives.
Ron Day
Apr 23, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch
Apr 30, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm

Previous Events

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.
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.
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.)