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CITRIS Big Data Seminar Series 9/23
October 8, 2013 - 8:53pm
SSB 170
Sustainable Infrastructures, Connected Communities Jan 21 2016
Africa is poised to become a leading source of innovation in a variety of sectors, with an expected growth rate of 7% annually over the next 20 years. IBM recognizes the huge potential impact of research and smarter systems in helping to build Africa’s future, and we looking for the next generation of IBMers who can lead this change!Free and open to the public.  The CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series is a weekly dialogue highlighting leading voices on societal-scale research issues. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12pm Pacific time and is hosted live in the...
People and Robots Dec 09 2015
Mark Palatucci is the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Anki. He is passionate about creating products that truly surprise and excite people. Prior to Anki, Mark launched his own embedded systems and mobile software company as well as held engineering and research positions at Google and Intel. Mark earned a B.S.E. from the University of Pennsylvania and both a M.S. and Ph.D. from the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.Free and open to the public. Register by the Monday before the talk for a free lunch at UC Berkeley. The CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series is a...
Health Dec 02 2015
Tyler Norris serves as Vice President, Total Health Partnerships at Kaiser Permanente. As a long time social entrepreneur, Tyler's mission is improving the health of people and the sustained vitality of built, natural, food, and social environments.Among his roles over the years: Tyler was founding President and CEO of Community Initiatives Inc.; founding Co-Chair of Advancing the Movement, founding Co-Chair of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's National Leadership Alliance; founding Director of what became the national "Convergence Partnership" (a consortium of...
Health, Connected Communities Nov 19 2015
Bayes Impact's is a non-profit whose mission is to use data science to do good on a large scale. Our work at the intersection of technology and policy has led us to work with governments and NGOs around the world in areas spanning health, social services, and international development. How did the real world change or confirm our views? I will talk about our experiences developing Bayes Impact, from the original motivation behind the project to the challenges we faced along the way, mistakes we made and successes we had, and how our vision has evolved in return. Biography:Paul...