# News

## I-School Course Teaches New Approaches to Measuring Impact

/ November 24, 2015

A course taught by BIDS fellow Dav Clark and aligned closely with BIDS Collaborative was recently featured in a Blum Center article. By Tamara Straus

## The Data Structures for Data Science Workshop: Exploring Common Data Structures across Programming Languages and Packages

Stéfan van der Walt / November 9, 2015

Co-written by Kyle Barbary

## Information Escrows to Combat Code Fraud

Laura Norén / November 5, 2015

## UC Berkeley to Co-Lead Regional Data Science "Brain Trust"

/ November 2, 2015

We are excited to announce Berkeley's involvement in the National Science Foundation's Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs program (see news release below). BIDS senior fellow Michael Franklin is a co-investigator on this endeavor, and the Western Hub will be closely aligned with BIDS activities. Look for more information on this exciting program in the near future.  By Sarah Yang

## NetFridge and Energy Globe Win Top Prizes at Third Annual BERC Cleanweb Hackathon

/ October 27, 2015

By John Romankiewicz

## Blogging Hurts—Why Academic Researchers Are Reluctant to Blog and How to Get Them Interested in Contributing Content

Ali Ferguson / October 22, 2015

## Julia Astro: Enabling Next-Generation Analysis in Astronomy

Kyle Barbary / September 24, 2015

## New DOE Office of Science Support for CAMERA to Develop Computational Mathematics for Experimental Facilities Research

/ September 22, 2015

Contact: Linda Vu, +1 510 495 2402, lvu@lbl.gov Experimental science is evolving. With the advent of new technology, scientific facilities are collecting data at increasing rates and higher resolution. However, making sense of this data is becoming a major bottleneck. New mathematics and algorithms are needed to extract useful information from these experiments.

## Fall 2015 Data Science Lecture Series Lineup

Ali Ferguson / August 26, 2015

We have a great lineup of speakers from industry and academia for our Data Science Lecture Series. The lectures are held Fridays, 1:00–2:30 p.m. in 190 Doe Library (one-hour lectures followed by 30 minutes for Q&A). Please keep an eye on our Events page to learn more about each of these lectures as detailed information becomes available.