John Hanke: Google Maps and Pokémon Go
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This week, students in the A. Richard Newton Lecture Series had the opportunity to hear a fireside chat with John Hanke—a Cal grad and CEO of Niantic, which produced the wildly popular app Pokémon Go—moderated by Dr. Bjoern Hartmann, EECS … Read More

An Update on Big Data Trends in 2017
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2016 was a very eventful year for the ever-growing world of big data, with more and more organizations using storage and processing methods that have developed in the field to extract more value from their business through data of all … Read More

Amy Herr–Changing the World One Cell at a Time
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This week in the A. Richard Newton Lecture Series, students had the honor to learn from Amy Herr, the Lester John & Lynne Dewar Lloyd distinguished Professor of BioEngineering at the University of California, Berkeley. Herr was recently recognized with … Read More

Checking in on our plant-based seafood collider
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In a first of its kind effort, the SCET is leveraging its innovation collider to work on the environmental problems caused by overfishing. The ocean is often thought of as harboring a nearly endless supply of seafood for humans. At … Read More

Announcing the Designing Cities for Autonomous Vehicles Collider Winners
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On April 7th, five teams composed of Undergraduate and Graduate Berkeley students presented their proof-of-concept for new companies that would create a more efficient and safe environment so that autonomous and human-driven vehicles can be used in harmony. The goal … Read More

Blockchain: We’re Barely Getting Started
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It has now been more than six years since a research paper released under the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto marked the beginning of a transformation of the mechanisms that we currently use for the transfer and safe-keeping of information at … Read More

Join SCET at Cal Day 2017!
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Each year, the UC Berkeley campus hosts an open house to welcome prospective students, current students, the Berkeley community and families in an attempt to spread better awareness about clubs, departments, classes, professors and initiatives at Cal. This year there will … Read More

A Quick Artificial Intelligence Update
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Artificial Intelligence is offering the kind of revolution mankind first saw a 100 years ago with electricity, with Andrew Ng, the former Chief Scientist at Baidu claiming he can’t think of an industry it won’t disrupt in the next 10 … Read More

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