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Events

Upcoming Events

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Jan 13, 2020, 12:00 pm
Honor the class of 2019 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of capstone awards.
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Jan 14, 2020, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Novels pose unique challenges overlooked by current natural language processing systems.
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Mar 2 2020 - All-day event
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.
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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.
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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 23, 2018, 2:10 pm to 4:00 pm
How do we address social media’s role in harm and conflict?
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Apr 20, 2018, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Nicholas Weaver explains why cryptocurrencies must die.
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Apr 3, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to a fun happy hour.
Juliana Schroeder
Mar 22, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Recent research explores how the voice can affect the likelihood of mistaking a person for a machine or a machine for a person.
Niloufar Salehi
Mar 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Niloufar Salehi introduces social computing systems to support collective action.
Jon Kleinberg
Mar 19, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What does it mean for algorithmic classification to be fair, and how can we promote algorithmic fairness?
InfoCamp 2018
Mar 17, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community, with a focus on augmenting society and the vanishing divide between digital and physical worlds.
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Mar 16, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The Internet of Things will be tethered, blurring the lines between physical goods, digital goods, and digital services.
Ethan Fast
Mar 14, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We imagine a future in which computers understand a broad range of human behaviors, but today’s systems fall short of these visions.
Stephen Abrams
Mar 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cultural preservation is a form of communication with the future. So how can we measure its success?
Clifford Lynch
Mar 9, 2018, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
The challenge of cultural stewardship when everyone is a content producer.
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Mar 8, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Catherine Crump & Andrew Guthrie Ferguson discuss issues related to surveillance, policing, and civil liberties.
Now is the moment — BIG GIVE — 3.8.18
Mar 7, 2018, 9:00 pm to Mar 8, 2018, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Nazanin Andalibi
Mar 7, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How can social media platforms better foster well-being when people experience distress and stigma?
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Mar 5, 2018, 8:30 am to 5:15 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.
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Mar 2, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Angèle Christin
Feb 26, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Angèle Christin documents a gap between the intended and actual effects of algorithms in two professions.
Josh Blumenstock
Feb 23, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Joshua Blumenstock uses novel data and methods to understand the economic lives of the poor.

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