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Events

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.
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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: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Mar 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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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
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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

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Apr 5, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How technical systems employing algorithms are shaping and displacing human decision-making.
Eric Horvitz
Mar 20, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Eric Horvitz is a technical fellow and director at Microsoft Research.
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.
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
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?

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