Posts Tagged ‘Artificial Intelligence’

Data-X Poster Session shows breadth of AI projects

This semester students had an opportunity to apply the latest data science tools and algorithms to real-life industry problems in our course Applied Data Science with Venture Applications, also known as Data-X (INDENG 135 / 290).  For the first time, students were able to showcase their projects in a poster session event on December 4th at…

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Humu is using machine learning to create a happier workplace

Wayne Crosby, co-founder and head of product & engineering at Humu, visited the Sutardja Center’s Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership Week executive program to talk about the next industry being revolutionized by artificial intelligence and machine learning: human resources. In Crosby’s view, the HR industry (which he estimates to be about a $400 billion market worldwide)…

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SCET’s Data Lab awarded 2018-19 Amazon Alexa Innovation Fellowship

We are pleased to announce that the Data Lab at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology has been awarded the 2018 – 2019 Alexa Innovation Fellowship. Alexander Fred-Ojala, UC Berkeley data science instructor and research director of the Data Lab at SCET, was selected as one of ten recipients of the Alexa Innovation Fellowship.…

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Iron Man vs Terminator: Jobs in the AI Century

The AI Century The natural selection of economics has relentlessly pushed businesses and societies toward maximum efficiency.  It’s the principal force that fuels the start-up business models of today as they redefine and make more efficient the economics of tomorrow.  It’s this drive to maximum efficiency that’s given rise to disruptive, AI-driven business models that…

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Injecting noise: students build tools to protect individual privacy from artificial intelligence

(This article has also been translated to Russian here.) Artificial intelligence is giving companies unprecedented insights into our personal information. Can individuals protect their privacy by using applications that add fake data to our online behavior? Recently, the credit-reporting agency EquiFax leaked the social security numbers for almost half of all Americans, causing much anxiety…

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Bootcamp Spotlight: Team Fishent

The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology had its bi-annual Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (BMoE) this past week, hosting a variety of teams, individuals, and mentors from around the globe. One team consisting of individuals from Denmark and Norway as well as fellow UC Berkeley students proposed an idea called Fishent. Fishent utilizes sensor…

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Data-X: An Experimental Course Model that is Working

I’d like to start by congratulating all the teams that participated in our first Data-X course this spring. We just watched the final presentations, and it has been a great experience. Three months ago, we were just introducing the basic frameworks. And now, by the end of the semester, the projects have included running code…

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