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Berkeley experts offer critical perspectives on election integrity and security

/ October 28, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  Berkeley experts offer critical perspectives on election integrity and security October 28, 2020  |   Jon Bashor   |   Berkeley News ___________________________

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UC Berkeley’s Bin Yu Building a Better Framework for More Robust, Trustworthy Data Science

/ October 22, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  UC Berkeley’s Bin Yu Building a Better Framework for More Robust, Trustworthy Data Science October 22, 2020  |   Jon Bashor   |   Berkeley News ___________________________

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How Latino Voter Outreach Still Falls Short

/ October 21, 2020

In this recent podcast, NPR's Sam Sanders talks with BIDS Faculty Affiliate Lisa García Bedolla, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of UC Berkeley's Graduate Division, about how the word "Latino" encompasses diverse communities and political stripes and all life experiences, and what effective—and respectful—outreach to Latino voters would look like.

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BIDS-BCHSI Research Xchange Forum launches on November 2

Maryam Vareth / October 20, 2020

Innovate For Health (I4H) will launch the BIDS-BCHSI Research Xchange Forum on Monday, November 2.  

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A new urban planning paradigm for more livable, eco-friendly cities

Marsha Fenner / October 16, 2020

In a recent paper in Science Advances, BIDS Faculty Affiliate Marta C. González and colleagues propose a "new urban planning paradigm" in which city-dwellers will be able to access basic needs by bicycle or on foot. The paper presents new insights into the correlation between facilities distribution and population density, and how accessibility using existing road networks could be optimized. 

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TextXD 2020: BIDS’ cross-domain conference to focus on text analysis applications in social justice, human health, and environmental research

Marsha Fenner / October 15, 2020

Registration is now open for TextXD 2020, which will convene an interdisciplinary group of practitioners, researchers, learners, and entrepreneurs who work with text as a primary source of data, and who use computational text analysis in a wide range of disciplines. 

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