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Events

Upcoming Events

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Aug 3, 2020, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects.
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Aug 5, 2020, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects.
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Aug 13, 2020, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.

Previous Events

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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.
Sarah Fox
Feb 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How technology design can help us understand different social phenomena.

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