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June 22, 2023

Berkeley News

Knowledge may be power. But what if the information that leads to that knowledge is wrong?

To Celeste Kidd, assistant professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, the answer is simple: It’s dangerous and perhaps the most concerning aspect of generative AI’s rapid expansion. 

UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

IBM, Oracle and other technology companies realized in 2013 that data science was increasingly important to their organizations. The problem? Not enough people were trained in the field. They wanted young students to learn about it early so they’d study it in college.

UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Over 1,200 computer hackers from around the world packed UC Berkeley’s Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union last weekend during a 36-hour artificial intelligence (AI) learning language model (LLM) hackathon that Berkeley leaders say was the largest event of its kind.

UC IT Blog

The UC Tech 2023 Conference is less than one month away. Guests attending live or virtually can expect informative sessions and inspiring keynotes, along with other engaging programming. 

June 21, 2023

Announcing the FY24 One IT Strategic Plan

June 15, 2023

“Student-to-Staff” is a new series that will feature 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.

June 14, 2023

June 13, 2023

UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

People participating in augmented and virtual realities are sharing significantly more information than previously understood through their motion data, two new UC Berkeley-led studies show.

Berkeley Blog

When UC Berkeley announced we’d be hosting the inaugural, signature UC Berkeley AI LLM Hackathon, in a matter of days, over 1,500 hackers signed up to participate. But the explosive attention given to this event was not shocking. ChatGPT is immensely popular and the Application Programming Interface (API) is difficult for developers to access.

June 7, 2023

June 2, 2023

Good afternoon bIT and Happy Pride Month!

Today our bIT Culture Champions Internship application opens! It will remain open until Friday, June 23. Once applications close I will reach out to everyone who submitted and set up a 15-minute follow-up (via Zoom) during the week of June 26. 

May 31, 2023

UC IT Blog

The University of California is bringing cybersecurity risk management into the digital age by creating the Cyber Leadership Program, the world’s first program designed to cultivate broad, diverse, and collaborative ways of thinking about the management of digital risk.

May 26, 2023

 UC Tech, resilient, rising, reinspired, UC Tech 2023

UC Colleagues,

The countdown is on! We are less than two months away from UC Tech 2023: Resilient, Rising, and Reinspired. This message is chock full of conference info, please share with your networks!

May 23, 2023

To campus members with Berkeley Desktop-managed computers,

You are receiving this message because you have been identified as having a Berkeley Desktop-managed University computer. Berkeley Desktop provides a reliable, secure, and integrated computing environment that reduces the amount of time you have to spend keeping your machine updated and secure. 

May 19, 2023

This week, The Current at UC San Diego IT Services aired a podcast about the 2023 UC Tech Conference, featuring, Van Williams, University of California VP of IT and Chief Information Officer, Joseph Bengfort, CIO, UC San Francisco Medical Center and Campus, and Faye Snowden, Manager, Technology Program Office at UC Berkeley.

The panelists discussed:

May 18, 2023

The UC Board of Regents today voted to establish UC Berkeley’s College of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS), the campus’s first new college in more than 50 years.

May 17, 2023

To campus faculty and staff,

We want to honor all employees’ lived identities. This includes enabling employees to set their Lived Name (sometimes referred to as Preferred Name) in the main UC systems of record. As part of UCOP’s Gender Recognition and Lived Name (GRLN) Policy, the process for employees and HR affiliates to set their Lived Names is changing. You are receiving this email because you are a faculty member, staff member, or HR affiliate in the UCPath system and these upcoming changes may impact you.

May 16, 2023

To our campus community,

Beginning July 5, 2023 new storage limits will be applied to all UC Berkeley Google accounts; however, only 2% of accounts will be impacted by the new limits. This fall, we will be working closely with those customers who need to reduce their Google content to make the process as stress-free as possible. Here are the next steps in the process: