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Ten computer codes that transformed science

/ January 20, 2021

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Fernando Pérez is featured in this new article in Nature that highlights his development of iPython as one of the Ten computer codes that transformed science. ___________________________ Segment from the article... "Fernando Pérez was a graduate student “in search of procrastination” in 2001 when he decided to take on a core component of Python.

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Data science careers rank high in US News "Best Jobs in America in 2021"

/ January 14, 2021

In a recent survey of The Best Jobs in America in 2021 by US News and World Report, former BIDS Data Science Fellow Chris Holdgraf, now the director of the nonprofit International Interactive Computing Collaboration (2i2c), was the focus of a feature article on data scientists. 

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BIDS Undergraduate Internships - Apply January 12-25, 2021

Marsha Fenner / December 15, 2020

BIDS Undergraduate Internships provide a variety of engaging data science research opportunities through UC Berkeley's Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP). BIDS Data Science Fellows, Faculty and Research Affiliates, and Staff mentors enlist undergraduate students to help design and implement collaborative projects in a variety of research areas, helping students develop skills in research, programming, paper writing, project management, and team building. 

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Translating Numbers Into Words: The Art of Writing About Data Science

/ December 10, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  Translating Numbers Into Words: The Art of Writing About Data Science  December 10, 2020   |   Jon Bashor   |  CDSS News ___________________________

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Pandemic provides real-time experiment for diagnosing, treating misinformation

/ December 9, 2020

This article cross-posted from Pandemic provides real-time experiment for diagnosing, treating misinformation  December 9, 2020  |   Jon Bashor   |  Berkeley News

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FODA’s Mahoney, Derezinski, and Khanna receive NeurIPS 2020 Best Paper Award

/ December 8, 2020

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Michael Mahoney and former BIDS Fellows Michał Dereziński and Rajiv Khanna of Berkeley’s Foundations of Data Analysis Institute (FODA) have been awarded a “NeurIPS 2020 Best Paper Award” for their contribution, Improved Guarantees and a Multiple-Descent Curve for Column Subset Selection and the Nyström Method. 

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Exploring the Intersection of Teaching Undergraduate Data Science and Economics

/ December 3, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  Exploring the Intersection of Teaching Undergraduate Data Science and Economics  December 2, 2020  |   Lauren Pitcher   |   CDSS News ___________________________

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