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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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California’s Drought is Getting Worse. Laurel Larsen Explains How Data Science Can Help.

/ August 2, 2021

This article is cross-posted from California’s Drought is Getting Worse. In a Q&A, Laurel Larsen Explains How Data Science Can Help.  July 29, 2021  |   Rachel Leven   |   CDSS News ___________________________

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COVID-19: We can’t predict what’s next. But here’s what we can do now.

/ July 22, 2021

This article is cross-posted from  COVID-19: We can’t predict what’s next. But here’s what we can do now. July 20, 2021  |   Kara Manke  |   Berkeley News ___________________________

BIDS is hiring a new Executive Director

/ July 19, 2021

The Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) is seeking a new Executive Director. The full online job posting and instructions for applying can be found at this URL: Executive Director (0379U) #21046. The first review date for applications is August 20, 2021.

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