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Berkeley Data Science Students Help Uncover How Flaubert Honed “Madame Bovary”

/ October 6, 2021

This article cross-posted from  Berkeley Data Science Students Help Uncover How Flaubert Honed “Madame Bovary”  October 5, 2021   |   Jon Bashor   |   CDSS News __________________

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California’s eviction moratorium is ending –  how data science will affect what comes next

/ September 30, 2021

This article is cross-posted from California’s Eviction Moratorium is Ending. In a Q&A, Tim Thomas Says Data Science Has a Crucial Role in What Comes Next.  September 30, 2021  |   Rachel Leven   |   CDSS News ___________________________

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Saul Perlmutter appointed to President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

/ September 22, 2021

The White House announced this morning that BIDS Director Saul Perlmutter has been appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). 

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Some Questions Benefit from Group Discussion. Others Don’t.

Douglas Guilbeault / September 20, 2021

This article is cross posted from  Some Questions Benefit from Group Discussion. Others Don’t. September 10, 2021  |   Joshua Becker, Douglas Guilbeault, and Edward “Ned” Smith   |   Harvard Business Review ___________________________

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New study sheds light on the effects of remote work on collaboration and innovation

Marsha Fenner / September 9, 2021

In a new paper in Nature Human Behaviour, BIDS Faculty Affiliate David Holtz and collaborators at Microsoft analyze anonymized telemetry data from over 60,000 U.S. Microsoft employees – collected before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic – to estimate the effects of remote work on collaboration network structure, as well as workweek length and email, instant message, video/audio call, and meeting activity levels. 

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Should we Celebrate or Condemn Apple's New Child Protection Measures?

/ August 27, 2021

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Hany Farid – a professor at UC Berkeley and a Senior Advisor to the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) – recently authored an  opinion piece in Newsweek. ———

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