Upcoming Events

Nov 29, 2018, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.
Jan 12, 2019, 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.
Apr 23 2019 - 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

Apr 14, 2009, 3:00 pm
I School Professor Pamela Samuelson delivers the University of North Carolina's third annual OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Apr 1, 2009, 4:00 pm
Andrew Lih recounts colorful behind-the-scenes stories of how obsessive map editors, automated software robots, and warring factions have come to shape a complex online community of knowledge gatherers.
Mar 30, 2009, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Stuart Shieber, head of Harvard University’s Office of Scholarly Communication, discusses Harvard's mandate of open access for its faculty members’ research publications.
Mar 17, 2009, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Mar 13, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Mar 11, 2009, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Economist John Rutledge discusses nonequilibrium thermodynamics, network failures and the information economy, and the role played by government officials and media in the neuroscience of fear, to demonstrate how the current global economic crisis is a network failure of the worldwide information system.
Mar 9, 2009, 4:00 pm
Philip Howard asks why technology advances more slowly in some societies than in others, and how policy-makers can help
Mar 6, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Mar 4, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Mar 4, 2009, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
David Clark, formerly the Internet's Chief Protocol Architect, discusses the reasons for the design of the Internet and possible implications if it had been built differently.
Feb 27, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 18, 2009, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Feb 18, 2009, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Authors Lowell Feld and Nate Wilcox give first-hand accounts of the burgeoning power of the netroots to determine the outcome of political contests, with a focus on the role of citizen activists in Barack Obama's election, Jim Webb's 2006 Senate victory, and the fall of Tom DeLay.
Feb 11, 2009, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm