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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 this opinion piece in Newsweek. ——— "Last week, Apple announced that it would deploy hashing technologies to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation. In response, child-rights advocates cheered and privacy-rights advocates jeered. Both, however, are putting too much stock in Apple's announcement, which is neither cause for celebration nor denunciation.

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As Project Jupyter celebrates 20 years, Fernando Pérez reflects on how it started, open science’s impact and the value of diversity in coding

/ August 19, 2021

This article is cross-posted from As Project Jupyter Celebrates 20 Years, Fernando Pérez Reflects On How It Started, Open Science’s Impact and the Value of Diversity in Coding August 19, 2021  |   Rachel Leven and Jon Bashor   |   CDSS News ___________________________

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Data Science Discovery Program Students Help Open Accounting Data from Ancient Mesopotamia

/ August 10, 2021

This article is cross-posted from  Data Science Discovery Program Students Help Open Accounting Data from Ancient Mesopotamia  August 9, 2021   |   Jon Bashor   |   CDSS News ___________________________

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CRIC Database Brings Machine Learning to Women's Health

/ August 5, 2021

This article is cross-posted from  CRIC Database Brings Machine Learning to Women's Health  August 2, 2021   |   Elizabeth Ball   |   LBNL Computational Research News ___________________________

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