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How to approach accessibility in academic data science

Ciera Martinez / September 23, 2021

This article is cross-posted from  How to approach accessibility in academic data science September 23, 2021  |  Ciera Martinez  |  ADSA Blog ___________________________ Introduction

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Saul Perlmutter appointed to President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

/ September 22, 2021

The White House announced this morning that BIDS Director Saul Perlmutter has been appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). 

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Some Questions Benefit from Group Discussion. Others Don’t.

Douglas Guilbeault / September 20, 2021

This article is cross posted from  Some Questions Benefit from Group Discussion. Others Don’t. September 10, 2021  |   Joshua Becker, Douglas Guilbeault, and Edward “Ned” Smith   |   Harvard Business Review ___________________________

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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 an  opinion piece in Newsweek. ———

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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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