Posts Tagged ‘big data’

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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Mike Olson is Revolutionizing Big Data with Cloudera

This week in the A. Richard Newton Lecture Series, students had the privilege to listen to Mike Olson, co-founder and former CEO of Cloudera. Olson is not only a two-time UC Berkeley dropout, but also an accomplished engineer, sales associate, and entrepreneur. At his time at Cal, Olson studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and…

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Engineered Influence: Weak Data, Machine Learning & Behavioral Economics

This article is will be published in the 2017 Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology’s annual journal AIR (Applied Innovation Review) in June 2017. You can see the 2016 version here. Shomit Ghose is a UC Berkeley alum and mentor, venture capitalist, and partner at ONSET ventures. Cognitive Irredentists Arise! A dystopian world: sentient machines…

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