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September 29, 2023

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On September 13, 2023, renowned computer scientist and author Jaron Lanier, addressed tech enthusiasts and UC Berkeley faculty, staff and students. 

UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Leaders from academia, government and industry met last week to discuss how AI will change the in-demand skill sets of tomorrow.

September 22, 2023

“Student-to-Staff” is a series featuring stories from Cal alumni who are now career employees in One IT. This series was created to show the importance of investing in our student staff, and how vital their work is to the university and its mission.

Gabriel Gonzalez is a true student-to-staff success story. A former UC Berkeley student, who now serves as interim Chief Information Officer for the entire campus. Read about his journey and lessons learned along the way. 

September 18, 2023

bIT Colleagues,

As we kick off Staff Appreciation Week, I want to extend my deepest gratitude for your continued resilience and hard work in diving into another academic year. As you juggle your work life along with the many life occurrences and demands in your personal lives, you all deserve recognition and a huge THANK YOU! 

September 15, 2023

Colleagues,

Resilient, rising, and reinspired was the theme for this year’s UC Tech conference which brought over 1,000 technologists from across the UC system together both on the Berkeley campus and virtually. I think the theme also describes how the last year has played out and how we have approached our campus IT priorities: remaining resilient and making good progress on key initiatives while rising to meet some unexpected challenges.

Meet Carolina Manel, new UC Women in Tech Chair: being responsible for her Hispanic community

September 11, 2023

September 8, 2023

September 7, 2023

Dear campus community,

As we pass our first milestone under the Consent Decree between UC Berkeley and the US Department of Justice, we want to share our deep gratitude. Thank you for the last several months of hard work ensuring audio and videos published since Dec. 2, 2022 are accessible for everyone. Your investment of time and resources demonstrates UC Berkeley’s dedication to inclusion and accessibility. 

September 6, 2023

UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

California agencies will collaborate with UC Berkeley and Stanford University to study the impacts of generative AI on the state and its workforce, according to a new executive order signed by Governor Gavin Newsom today.

August 29, 2023

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“The AI arms race is changing everything,” an article published in TIMEsaid earlier this year. In May, The Washington Postreported, “AI is changing jobs across industries.

August 24, 2023

UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

As students and faculty return to campus for the beginning of a new academic year, the newest college at UC Berkeley is working to build its student support infrastructure and programs. 

UC IT Blog

Emerging from a vision to provide a dedicated space for women technologists and allies to connect, engage with one another, collaborate, and share stories, the UC Women in Tech (WIT) committee is excited to introduce an all-new website tailored to fulfill this purpose! 

August 23, 2023

UC Berkeley College of Engineering

Emerging speech neuroprostheses may offer a way to communicate for people who are unable to speakduetoparalysisor disease,butfast,high-performancedecodinghas not yetbeen demonstrated.

August 17, 2023

One IT Colleagues,

As we kick off another academic year, we have some updates to share toward continuous improvement in supporting our campus community. We are excited to be rolling out new forms that will expedite campus customer requests for several computer and printer-related items. A new service is also now available for decommissioning devices.

UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

In 2016, political pundits were stunned by the presidential election results. Donald J. Trump would be the next president of the United States, defying most political pundits’ predictions. This prompted the media, politicians and others to reflect on the accuracy and usefulness of election forecasting.

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‘Tis the season for political pundits, patriotic advertisements, presidential debates…and deepfakes?!

If you’ve been online in the past year, chances are you’ve witnessed the meteoric rise of generative AI. From ChatGPT to DALL-E, AI has infiltrated every aspect of our digital lives. 

August 15, 2023

This past July, UC Berkeley hosted the annual UC Tech Conference. IT professionals from across the UC system came together to connect and share new ideas on collaborating and growing IT support services within the UC system. This year, 27 UC Berkeley students (myself included) had the valuable opportunity to participate in the conference. 

August 8, 2023

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August 7, 2023

UC Berkeley experts taught ChatGPT how to quickly create datasets on difficult-to-aggregate research about certain materials that can be used to fight climate change, according to a new paper published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.