Machine Learning by the People, for the People

430-438 Wozniak Lounge Soda Hall
  • Nika Haghtalab, PhD. Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University
In this talk, I will explore three lines of research from my work on the theoretical aspects of machine learning and algorithmic economics that account for these interactions.

Accel Scholars Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
Co-sponsored by HKN and UPE, please come out to the Wozniak Lounge to learn about an exclusive partnership between Accel Partners and EECS Berkeley: The Accel Scholars Program. It is the leading program of its type, providing unparalleled opportunities for students to grow and develop in unique ways by bridging technology, business, academics and real world experiences. The program is designed to...

Design Field Notes: Ethan Eismann

220 Jacobs Hall
Ethan Eismann, Design Director for Homes at Airbnb, will speak at Jacobs Hall as part of the Design Field Notes series.

Capital One Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
“Strategy Maps are communication tools. They are meant to be shared. They are meant to create a conversation. And that conversation is meant to consist of debate, understanding, and challenge -- all in an attempt to achieve consensus on a strategic decision.” Want to learn more about Capital One's new, revolutionary idea? Come on by to the Woz and learn more about it directly from their...

Interactive systems for code and data demography

306 Soda Hall - HP Auditorium Soda Hall
  • Elena Glassman, Postdoctoral Scholar, EECS; UC Berkeley
I will focus this talk on systems that use program analysis, program synthesis, and visualization to power active data-driven teaching in large programming classrooms and passive knowledge sharing within developer communities.

Dissertation Talk: The Dark Net: De-Anonymization, Classification and Analysis

320 Soda Hall
  • Rebecca Sorla Portnoff
The Internet facilitates interactions among human beings all over the world, with greater scope and ease than we could have ever imagined. However, it does this for both well-intentioned and malicious actors alike. This dissertation focuses on these malicious persons and the spaces online that they inhabit and use for profit and pleasure. Specifically, we focus on three main domains of criminal...

Design Field Notes: Tiffany Tseng

220 Jacobs Hall
Tiffany Tseng, an interaction designer who creates tools for people who make things, will speak at Jacobs Hall.

Center for Computational Biology Seminar

125 Li Ka Shing Center
Title: Modeling the complex impact of genetic variation on gene expression Abstract: Non-coding and regulatory genetic variation plays a significant role in human health, but the impact of regulatory variants has proven difficult to predict from sequence alone. Further, genetic effects can be modulated by context, such as cell type and environmental factors. We have developed machine learning...

Jacobs Design Conversations: Alan Eustace

310 Jacobs Hall
Alan Eustace, Google’s former Senior Vice President of Knowledge who set skydiving records after planning and completing a jump from the stratosphere, will speak at Jacobs Hall.

Design Field Notes: Melissa Cefkin

220 Jacobs Hall
Melissa Cefkin, a design anthropologist who works as principal scientist for Nissan Research, will speak at Jacobs Hall.