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Social psychologist Jack Glaser on racial bias and policing

/ June 16, 2021

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Jack Glaser, a professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy, is a social psychologist whose research interests focus on stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, and intergroup biases at multiple levels of analysis. He investigates the unconscious operation of stereotypes and bias in law enforcement using computerized reaction time methods, and in particular, he is interested in racial profiling and the self-fulfilling effects of stereotype-based discrimination. 

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Project Jupyter: A Computer Code that Transformed Science

/ June 14, 2021

This article is cross-posted from  Project Jupyter: A Computer Code that Transformed Science: A look back at Berkeley Lab’s history with IPython and its impact on science and computing June 14, 2021  |   Linda Vu   |   Berkeley Lab CRD News ___________________________

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David Mongeau named Founding Director of the School of Data Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio

/ June 14, 2021

BIDS Executive Director David Mongeau is stepping down this June to become the Founding Director of the new School of Data Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

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Trio of gifts, $75 million, accelerates transformation of computing and data science at Berkeley

/ June 7, 2021

This article is cross-posted from  Trio of gifts, $75 million, accelerates transformation of computing and data science at Berkeley  June 7, 2021  |  Blake Edgar  |   Berkeley News  ___________________________

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"The Future of Data Science" — Data Science by Design (DSxD) Grants & Anthology, Apply June 1-18

/ May 27, 2021

The Data Science by Design (DSxD) initiative plans to showcase the work being created by the newly established DSxD community in an upcoming anthology entitled “The Future of Data Science,” a project named intentionally to reflect DSxD's desire to design a future in data science with more of a focus on creativity, and with more transparency, inclusiveness, and personal responsibility.

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Berkeley Lab deploys next-gen supercomputer "Perlmutter" to bolster U.S. scientific research in advanced computing, AI, data science & more

/ May 27, 2021

This article is cross-posted from Berkeley Lab Deploys Next-Gen Supercomputer, Perlmutter, Bolstering U.S. Scientific Research: New Heterogeneous System Will Support Research in Advanced Computing, AI, Data Science & More May 27, 2021  |  NERSC News ____________________________

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