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Events

Upcoming Events

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Sep 26, 2022, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
How does the shift from in-kind and in-person assistance to cash- and information-based assistance change humanitarian work?
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Sep 27, 2022, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Leading experts discuss how cybersecurity is set to radically change over the next 5 to 7 years.
Hany Farid
Sep 28, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We are awash in disinformation of lies, conspiracies, and now a new form of manipulated media — so-called deepfakes. Hany Farid explains how deepfakes are created and how to tell truth from fiction.
Arya McCarthy
Sep 30, 2022, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm
Arya McCarthy is a Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University working on massively multilingual natural language processing
Clifford Lynch
Sep 30, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
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Oct 7, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
How infrastructures, assemblages, and ecosystems spread and contribute to harm and how justice can work in complex, interconnected systems.
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Oct 7, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Michael Buckland & Wayne de Fremery propose context-based changes to bibliographic and library search and discovery.
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Oct 11, 2022, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Citizen Clinic (INFO/CYBER 289) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats. Join us to learn more.
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Oct 12, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How the definition, production, and leveraging of information are shaped by caste, class, and gender, and the implications for development.
Alex Tamkin
Oct 14, 2022, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm
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Oct 14, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Crowdsourcing data has recently become mostly unusable. Catherine Marshall uncovers what’s happening.
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Oct 21, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
A hands-on workshop focusing on restorative justice.
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Oct 21, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeff Hancock
Oct 26, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jeff Hancock is a leading expert on technology’s role in deception and trust. Hancock is a psychologist and a professor at Stanford University in Communication.
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Oct 28, 2022, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 104th birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
Clifford Lynch
Nov 4, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
Jessica Hullman
Nov 9, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jessica Hullman is a leading expert in information visualization and uncertainty. Hullman is an information scientist and computer scientist by training, and an associate professor at Northwestern University.
Kate Starbird
Nov 16, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Kate Starbird is a leading expert on how people use social media to seek, share, and make sense of information and misinformation. Starbird’s training is in technology, media, and society, with an emphasis on HCI, and she is an associate professor at the University of Washington.
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Nov 18, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 30, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
David Rand is a leading expert in the psychology of misinformation. Rand is a systems biologist and psychologist and runs MIT’s Human Cooperation Lab.

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Previous Events

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 J. Paul Getty Trust and a passionate advocate for open culture, linked open data, and the digitization of cultural heritage.
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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.
I School students rally for Big Give. (Taken in February 2020)
Mar 11, 2020, 9:00 pm to Mar 12, 2020, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Mar 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How archives and special collections can address the transition from analog to digital creation and the digital deluge.
Roy Schwartz
Mar 6, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Roy Schwartz is a research scientist at the Allen institute for AI and at the computer science and engineering department at the University of Washington.
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Mar 4, 2020, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
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.
South Hall
Feb 28, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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.
Madeleine Clare Elish
Feb 24, 2020, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Madeleine Clare Elish uncovers the hidden labor behind automated aviation, driverless cars, small scale agriculture, grocery retail, and emergency healthcare.
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.
Professor Bin Yu
Feb 19, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Bin Yu is Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of statistics and EECS. Her research focuses on practice, algorithm, and theory of statistical machine learning and causal inference.
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.
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Feb 11, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Work to develop an indigenous-led security fund in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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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?
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.

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