Although case law is technically public domain, legal decisions are often scattered across the Internet, locked up in proprietary systems, and only available by paying exorbitant fees. A new non-profit aims to make these legal materials easily and freely available to all.
The four new doctoral students and 56 new MIMS students have a wide range of backgrounds, with previous degrees in cognitive science, studio art, biochemistry, physics, history, computer science, business administration, politics, sociology, psychology, literature, mathematics, graphic design, and more.
This week, the MIMS class of 2014 is finishing up summer internships to return to South Hall. We spoke with seven about what they’ve been doing this summer, how their first year’s classes prepared them for their internships, and what they’re planning for their second year and beyond.
Aspiring data scientists have a new opportunity opening up to them as the UC Berkeley School of Information launches the country’s first fully online Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) degree program.