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Three CSTMS Affiliates Named as 2018 Fellows at CTSP

February 22nd, 2018  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Three CSTMS Affiliates Named as 2018 Fellows at CTSP

Three CSTMS affiliates are named as 2018 fellows at the Center for Technology, Society, and Policy: 1. DE student Anne Jonas for her project “Building tech capacity: Investigating tech philanthropy training and education programs for the ‘skilling up’ of youth.” Anne is a third year PhD student at the UC Berkeley School of Information, with a designated… Read more

OHST Research-Associate Olivier Darrigol Publishes Book on Boltzmann

February 22nd, 2018  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

OHST Research-Associate Olivier Darrigol Publishes Book on Boltzmann

Olivier Darrigol is a Research Associate at OHST / CSTMS and an associate editor of HSNS. His book, “Atoms, Mechanics, and Probability: Ludwig Boltzmann’s Statistico-Mechanical Writings – An Exegesis” was launched last week in the United Kingdom. He is the author of several books on the history of quantum physics, electrodynamics, hydrodyamics, and optics. Darrigol writes… Read more

Affiliate News

February 16th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Affiliate News

The Center welcomes faculty members, student, visiting scholar and fellows to submit activities to be reported in affiliate news each month. Please email a brief description of what you have been doing to cstms-news@berkeley.edu.   Recent News An essay written by CSTMS faculty affiliate Elena Conis has recently been published in Environmental History, Volume 22, Issue 4.… Read more

Algorithms in Culture @Berkeley published in Big Data and Society

February 12th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Algorithms in Culture @Berkeley published in Big Data and Society

A foundational concept in computer science, algorithms – loosely defined as a set of rules to direct the behavior of machines or humans – have shaped infrastructures, practices, and daily lives around the world. The CSTMS research cluster on Algorithms in Culture explores the implications of their development and deployment in politics, media, science, organizations,… Read more

The Center Welcomes 8 New DE Students

December 8th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

The Center Welcomes 8 New DE Students

The Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society has admitted a record number of graduate students to the Designated Emphasis in Science and Technology Studies this year! Congratulations to Spencer Adams, Nicholas Anderman, Valerie Black, Anne Jonas, Xander Lenc, Nain Martinez, Mauricio Najarro, and Adrian Wilson. We look forward to introducing these students to the CSTMS community at the Spring Reception on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

CTSP 2018 Fellows Application

November 3rd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

CTSP 2018 Fellows Application

The Center for Technology, Society & Policy (CTSP) invites project proposals from small teams or individuals for our annual fellows application cycle. CTSP selects project proposals that fit within our areas of focus, and fund each team member as fellow for the 2018 calendar year. This year’s areas of focus include: Sensors & Society, Democracy… Read more

Affiliate News

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Affiliate News

The Center welcomes faculty members, student, visiting scholar and fellows to submit activities to be reported in affiliate news each month. Please email a brief description of what you have been doing to cstms-news@berkeley.edu. Recent News Since last winter, CSTMS visiting student researcher Daniel Kim has been a core team member on a news and science credibility… Read more

4S Open Panel Proposal Due November 1st

October 16th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

4S Open Panel Proposal Due November 1st

Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Conference will be held in Sydney this year. The event will take place from August 29 to September 1, 2018. The theme of the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science – TRANSnational STS – encourages presentations, panels, and other events that deepen and… Read more

First Algorithms in Culture articles published in Big Data and Society

October 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

First Algorithms in Culture articles published in Big Data and Society

A foundational concept in computer science, algorithms – loosely defined as a set of rules to direct the behavior of machines or humans – have shaped infrastructures, practices, and daily lives around the world. This special theme, based on a December 2016 conference at University of California at Berkeley, considers algorithms as objects of cultural… Read more

Berkeley’s First Campuswide Tech Club for Women

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Berkeley’s First Campuswide Tech Club for Women

Andrea Lombard, who graduated UC Berkeley in May, launched FEMTech in 2015. After two years, the group now has a full series of programs including speaker events, web-development workshops, tutoring services and a robot building team. FEMTech now has more than 30 board members, hosts weekly speaker events and workshops, and is helping make critical… Read more

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