datascience@berkeley Students Discuss Big Data

We asked datascience@berkeley students what variables or elements make up big data. Is big data a factor or issue of velocity, variety, or volume, or is it some mix of these?

MIDS Immersion – November 2015

Immersions are a time for our students to come to campus and absorb the culture and atmosphere of UC Berkeley and the I School. The immersion gives students across cohorts an opportunity to interact and become even more familiar with each other and their school.

Webinar: Working Together at the Intersection of Data Science and Data Engineering

In this webinar, presented by the UC Berkeley School of Information, host Stephen O’Sullivan—VP, Engineering at Silicon Valley Data Science—explores why a siloed approach creates unnecessary headaches, as well as how working together as a blended team can lead to better results.

It’s Time to Talk Data—At the Upcoming Data Dialogs Conference 2015

If you’re dealing with data in any manner—or don’t, and need to be—then you’ll want to mark your calendar for the upcoming Data Dialogs conference, hosted by the UC Berkeley School of Information.

Webinar: Why the Ashley Madison Hack Represents a Turning Point in Data, Privacy and Security

The recent hack of the affair-promoting AshleyMadison.com website has plunged the dynamics of data breaches into new territory when it comes to discussions about data, privacy and security. In this webinar hosted by the UC Berkeley School of Information, panelists discussed the legal and ethical implications surrounding this breach and why it represents a turning point in the data science dialogue.

datascience@berkeley Summer 2015 Capstone Presentations

On Wednesday, August 26, datascience@berkeley graduates from the inaugural class presented their capstone projects — the culminating project of a two-year program — publicly in an online webinar.