Lecture | February 20 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall
Morgan G. Ames
The One Laptop per Child project failed. So why do the same utopian visions that inspired it still motivate other projects to âdisruptâ education and development?
Seminar | February 22 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall
Libraries and archives play a critical role in preserving and providing access to the collective memory of communities. Unfortunately, the resources for enabling archive holders to preserve cultural, social, political, and historical evidence are scarce and urgently required.
This talk will highlight UCLA Libraryâs international initiatives aimed at addressing these challenges, with a focus... More >
Special Event | February 27 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 210 South Hall
Hoyt Long, Associate Professor of Japanese Literature, University of Chicago
Machine learning algorithms are not neutral observers of the world, but see what they are trained to see.
Seminar | March 1 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall
Wayne de Fremery
Wayne de Fremeryâs current book project, Computational Bibliography and the Sociology of Data, reinvigorates analytical bibliography by expanding the scope of what bibliography describes and by diversifying the forms used in bibliographic description. As etymologies of the word bibliography suggest, bibliographers have used bibliographic forms â books â to document books. Analytical... More >
Lecture | March 6 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall
Recent advances in deep learning and satellite imagery make it possible to remotely monitor economic and agricultural trends across the developing world, at high resolution. These advances are now being translated from research labs into the real world.
This seminar will discuss the technology and vision behind Atlas AI, a Bay Area start-up that spun out of Stanford University in 2018.... More >
Seminar | March 8 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall
When algorithms are used for predicting recidivism, do they make the criminal justice system more fair and accurate, or do they perpetuate racial bias?
Special Event | March 12 | 2:40-4:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
Seminar | March 15 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall
Günter Waibel and John Chodacki
The California Digital Library (CDL) has invested considerable effort researching and building exemplars in research data management and data publishing. Like most institutions, we have had varying levels of success, especially when it comes to adoption and reach. In many instances, University of California researchers have taken advantage of tools that are offered to a much broader community,... More >
Seminar | April 19 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall
Seminar | April 26 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall