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datascience@berkeley Summer 2015 Capstone Presentations

On Wednesday, August 26, datascience@berkeley graduates from the inaugural class presented their capstone projects — the culminating project of a two-year program — publicly in an online webinar.

Changing the Curve: Women in Computing

What do the first computer programmer, the patent holder for spread spectrum wireless communications, and the author of the first assembly language have in common? In this infographic, datascience@berkeley explores the history and influence of women in computing, looking at some big names throughout the ages and then reviewing some sobering statistics about the current state of women in technology.

From A to Z in the Internet of Things

We all know the Internet of Things — or at least we think we do. But what features go into that connectivity? What objects are involved in each network? Who are key players and what are they working on? Read on for our A to Z glossary of the Internet of Things…

Electronic Health Records & the Data of Health Care [Infographic]

This “Electronic Health Records & the Data of Health Care” infographic from datascience@berkeley explores the health data revolution, the difference between Electronic Medical Records and EHRs, which states and practices adopted electronic systems, and what the future of the digital health industry looks like.

Anne Milgram: Why Smart Statistics Are The Key to Fighting Crime

In this TED Talk, Anne Milgram discusses her past role as New Jersey’s attorney general and her quest to use data to understand “who we were arresting, who we were charging, and who we were putting in jail.”

DataBeat 2014: Splunk Slices Data for Domino’s Pizza

“Data exhaust” is the focal point of Splunk’s business. It includes “byproduct” data from things like GPS, RFID, hypervisor, web servers, email, messaging, clickstreams, mobile, telephony, databases, and more, data that is created simply by the act of running a machine.