[CS198.1x Week 2] Bitcoin Headlines

Following years of hacks and bad reputation, Bitcoin finally began to grow in general popularity. Here are some of the big headlines following Mt. Gox’s theft and subsequent declaration of bankruptcy in February 2014: In March 2014, people thought they had found Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto in California, but that was a false alarm. In September 2014, venture […]

Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) at UC Berkeley School of Information

[Music] SURABHI GUPTA: There’s so many impactful problems that all come down to analyzing data INSTRUCTOR: …is like a subset comparison inside of our sample HYERA MOON: MIDS really creates this atmosphere that is very friendly and collaborative and it’s using all the tools that are out there [Music] DEAN ANNALEE SAXENIAN: The School of Information was created […]

Morning Joe Panel Debates Ben Shapiro And Free Speech On Campuses | Morning Joe | MSNBC

>>THASTUMPED ME.>>YOU DIDN’T WATCH LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY?>>OF COURSE.>>WE WILL TALK ABOUT THIS. QUICKLY, THIS IS A POTPOURRI. WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THE INDIANS NEXT. IT LOOKS LIKE THE BERKELEY POLICE FROM EVERYTHING I’VE SEEN DID A FANTASTIC JOB. THEY DIDN’T BOW DOWN TO VIOLENCE. THEY DIDN’T, I KNOW IN ONE EVENT. THEY TURNED OVER A PARK TO SOME VIOLENT […]

Fighting human rights violations through social media

(dramatic music) – It also allows you to collect pieces of evidence into a bucket as well. – The Human Rights Investigations Lab that we've just launched atthe Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley pullsstudents from across campus and trains them in howto mine social media and other places on the internet to pull together evidence ofhuman rights […]

5 Reasons Why We Need Hate Speech | We The Internet TV

Conventional wisdom tells us hate has no value. Hate is dangerous.Hate is harmful. And if we are to achieve social justice, we must put a stop to hate speech. Silence it by any means necessary. [PROTESTER] Louder, ladies! Louder! [LOU] But what if the fight to stop hate speech is more harmful than the speech itself? (protesters shouting, […]