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Acoustic Data for Linguistic Analysis

Posted: Apr, 01, 2019

By: Emily Grabowski

Acoustic data, or recorded human speech, is often used in data science for direct applications such as automatic speech recognition. However, acoustic data is a rich source of information about human language and has the potential to contribute to research beyond these specific applications. 


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Love Data Week 2019

Posted: Feb, 07, 2019

By: Amy Neeser

February 11-14 is Love Data Week and the campus is hosting a number of events to celebrate!

This nationwide campaign is designed to raise awareness about data management, security, sharing, and preservation. Students, researchers, librarians and data specialists are invited to attend these events to gain hands on experience, learn about resources and best practices and engage in discussions around data needs throughout the research process.

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Leave Only Footprints

Posted: Dec, 21, 2018

By: Patty Frontiera

Creating County Files from the Microsoft US Building Footprints Dataset

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Online Hate Speech Research at the D-Lab

Posted: Nov, 13, 2018

By: Claudia von Vacano

Please visit our Hate Speech Research website for more information. 

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ArcGIS Online - a Geospatial Data, Mapping, Spatial Analysis and Web Publishing Platform

Posted: Nov, 06, 2018

By: Patty Frontiera

Looking for a tool to create a map? Share geographic data online? Develop a map-based website? Perform spatial analysis? Geocode addresses? If so, give ArcGIS Online a try. 
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Google Collaboratory as a Data Science Learning Environment

Posted: Oct, 30, 2018

By: Patty Frontiera

As a D-Lab instructor, I have designed and taught many workshops on the use of geospatial tools and techniques using both ArcGIS and QGIS software as well R and Python programming environments. Software installation is often a pain point for students and can dissuade new learners from moving forward.

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D-Lab Data Science Fellows Program

Posted: Oct, 16, 2018

By: Patty Frontiera

We are excited to announce the launch of our new D-Lab Data Science Fellows Program.


About the program

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What is IOKN2K?

Posted: Oct, 09, 2018

By: Susan Ayasse Gr...

IOKN2K! is D-Lab’s memo and motto has been for a while now. You might have seen it on a t-shirt or two (we hope…)


Many have asked what IOKN2K! means.  And it’s time to officially answer that question. IOKN2K! is an acronym and it stands for It’s OK Not To Know!  And like every other meme, it means more than its acronym.

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Mapping Spatial Inequities: Tackling Immigrant's Local Deprivation in the Bay Area

Posted: Sep, 18, 2018

By: Jasmijn Slootjes

The New Geography of Poverty & Migration

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Learning Data Science

Posted: Sep, 04, 2018

By: Patty Frontiera

Whether you are new to Berkeley or new to data science, you may be interested in shopping for academic classes that relate to data science methods, tools and techniques.  You might hear about some of these classes from your advisors, GSIs or fellow students. However, the Class Schedule in the Berkeley Academic Guide  provides a fantastic, flexible, comprehensive search tool for discovering current semester class offerings.

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