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Minutes of Roundtable Discussion Winter 2020 - II

February 22, 2020

The second roundtable discussion of this quarter was held before Prof. Bin YU (UC Berkeley, Stat)'s Joint Math/Stat Colloquium talk: Veridical Data Science. Her talk slides can be found here.

The roundtable discussion kicked off by the host asking the guest speaker about the status of data science activities at the Berkeley campus.

Minutes of Roundtable Discussion Winter 2020 - I

February 02, 2020

The format of our roundtable discussions for Winter 2020 has been changed from that of Fall 2019: we have decided to have a roundtable discussion once a month instead of every week, and schedule it before a seminar talk with refreshments instead of after a seminar talk.

Some useful websites

January 17, 2020

Happy New Year to you all!

I just recently found out two potentially quite useful websites for people who are interested in data science and machine learning.

(1) Nextjournal https://nextjournal.com/ : allows you to develop you notebooks for reproducible research and publish them or share them with your collaborators.

Federal Progress Report on Advancing AI R&D

November 21, 2019
Here is an email I received from Dr. Henry Kautz of NSF, which may be of your interest. #################################################################   IIS and CISE were deeply involved in creating this report.

- Henry Kautz, Division Director, NSF/CISE/IIS

 

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of Science and Technology Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2019

White House OSTP Releases Progress Report on Advancing AI R&D

Minutes of Roundtable Discussion 7

November 17, 2019

Our seventh roundtable discussion took place after Rishidev Chaudhuri’s MADDD seminar talk “Noise driven synaptic pruning.” The topic of the roundtable discussion was: Challenges and future of graph/network data analysis in neuroscience. It was conducted in a Q&A format between the host and the speaker with responses from the audience.

PBS FRONTLINE: In the Age of AI

November 08, 2019

Dear all,

This long weekend, you may be interested in watching the following timely and interesting PBS program: In the Age of AI, which traces a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Naoki