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Inside InfoSci: our Department Newsletter

The Department of Information Science at Cornell hosts talks and events frequently throughout the academic year. Please check back often for updates.

The Department of Information Science at Cornell hosts talks and events frequently throughout the academic year. Please check back often for updates.

Follow these links for details on the Colloquium Series and Graduate Seminar Series. Our annual showcase of student projects, BOOM, happens every spring. 

We have an e-newsletter, Inside InfoSci, that will be published about eight times a year. If you would like to subscribe, please send an email to information-science-news-l-request@cornell.edu with the subject "join." More information on how to join an email list can be found here.

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Info Sci’s Solon Barocas co-writes this thoughtful commentary on the current divide between data scientists and critics of artificial intelligence.

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3Day Startup, or 3DS – now in its sixth year – promotes a hands-on approach to entrepreneurship, where participating students spend a weekend brain-storming, honing and ultimately delivering companies.

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Info Sci alumni Julien Wormser along with friend and fellow Cornell alum Robert Edell cofounded a crowd-sourced, “secret shopper” app that was recently acquired by the AirBnB-backed table reservation platform, Resy.

7:00PM Tech/Law Colloquium
Nov 2017 28

The Tech/Law Colloquium speaker for Tuesday, November 28, will be Mark Latonero, lead researcher for the Data & Human

4:00PM Colloquia
Nov 2017 29

The Information Science Colloquium speaker for Wednesday, November 29, 2017, will be Juan Gilbert, the Andrew Banks Family Preeminence

7:00PM Tech/Law Colloquium
Nov 2017 28

The Tech/Law Colloquium speaker for Tuesday, November 28, will be Mark Latonero, lead researcher for the Data & Human

4:00PM Colloquia
Nov 2017 29

The Information Science Colloquium speaker for Wednesday, November 29, 2017, will be Juan Gilbert, the Andrew Banks Family Preeminence

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Info Sci’s Solon Barocas co-writes this thoughtful commentary on the current divide between data scientists and critics of artificial intelligence.

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3Day Startup, or 3DS – now in its sixth year – promotes a hands-on approach to entrepreneurship, where participating students spend a weekend brain-storming, honing and ultimately delivering companies.

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Info Sci alumni Julien Wormser along with friend and fellow Cornell alum Robert Edell cofounded a crowd-sourced, “secret shopper” app that was recently acquired by the AirBnB-backed table reservation platform, Resy.

Alumni News

Wormser knew he liked computers and building software, but entrepreneurship came slowly and somewhat unexpectedly, formed out of harnessing opportunities.

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Info Sci’s Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil talks with the Innovation Hub radio show and podcast about what makes an online troll.

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Her discoveries outlined in a recent Science Node write-up, Karen Levy learned the electronic logging devices (ELDs) used in more than a million long-haul trucks could be used more broadly as a fleet management system.

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A research team including Info Sci Professor Helen Nissenbaum recently launched an initiative to make automated systems more accountable, ensuring they respect people's privacy and make decisions fairly.

Student Spotlights

“All the skills from these programs will prove fruitful in getting these jobs I’m interested in,” he said. “Whether it’s product design, consulting or front-end development, I have the skill set to do it. Now, it’s a matter of where do I want to focus.”

Student Spotlights

For Terry Vallery, the MPS program provides the opportunity to solidify his HCI work through hands-on projects.

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The Upshot spotlights the innovative thinking behind Cornell’s award-winning research into gender bias in pro tennis reporting.

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Emerging technologies and the legal and policy challenges surrounding them are the focal points of a new lecture series beginning this fall.

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For the fourth consecutive year, a Cornell Information Science researcher has received recognition from the Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining.

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Bolstering our distinguished field of Information Science professors and scholars, these three newest faculty members arrive to Cornell as specialists in human-computer interaction, human-robot interaction, interactive technologies, and more.

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MPS Director Gilly Leshed dives deeper into the curriculum side of MPS in this special webinar for incoming MPS students.

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The Change My View subreddit has served as a unique forum for civil, online discourse, and proved a fascinating lab for natural-language processing scholars.

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These newly minted Doctors have been hired as assistant professors, user-experience researchers and post-doc researchers.

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Info Sci's David Mimno gets NSF CAREER award to explore machine-learning methods to unlock vast digital libraries.

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Joachims' proposal, Counterfactual Learning with Log Data, aims to develop methods for Deep Learning with log data.

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These student-designed projects are far more than strictly in-house assignments turned in for a grade and largely forgotten.

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Catch up on our biggest celebration of the year – Info Sci Commencement – with this huge gallery of photos. 

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Innovation was everywhere you looked in the Gates Hall third-floor lounge.

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Laughs, memories and honors during the annual senior send-off dinner.

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Six technology-focused solutions covered practical, everyday problems as well as the deeply personal challenges for segments of our population.

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The Info Sci professor will receive an honorary doctorate from Vrije Universiteit Brussel this month.

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Info Sci faculty and PhDs are designing technology to transform the everyday smartphone into a pocket-sized tool to track and monitor our health.

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More than 40 Cornell researchers, contributing nearly two dozen visionary papers and helping guide key discussions in the field of human-computer interaction.

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Info Sci Post Doc Solace Shen talks with NBC News about ways robotics can help impart conflict-resolution skills among children.

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Info Sci MPS student Val Mack shares the vision behind her 3D-printing start-up, Dimitri.

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Couldn't make MPS Visit Day? Catch up on what you missed.

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Have a look at Info Sci's research at the 26th annual World Wide Web conference in Perth.

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Watch Tanzeem Choudhury's TEDMED talk, "What if tracking mental health were as easy tracking steps?"

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Matt Law was recognized in the Comp/Information Science/Engineering category.

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Explaining the process of turning data into actionable evidence is complicated. That's both a problem and an opportunity, according to Info Sci PhD Samir Passi.

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Leshed's team plans to design an online tool to help Latin American coffee growers get fair prices for their crops.

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Cornell Tech Associate Professor Mor Naaman was one of six CIS faculty members who received Google Awards.

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Jon Kleinberg and fellow researchers have developed an algorithm that could better inform decisions regarding criminal defendants awaiting trial.

Colloquium Videos

Watch René Kizilcec's talk "Intervention Science: Making Online Learning Work for Everyone" from the March 8, 2017 Information Science Colloquium in Gates Hall G01.

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Watch Dr. Bradley Hayes' talk, "Learning to be a good teammate: Algorithms for Efficient Human-Robot Collaboration" from the Friday, March 3, 2017 Information Science Colloquium.

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The National Science Foundation has awarded a dissertation grant to support Info Sci PhD Maggie Jack and her forthcoming fieldwork in Cambodia.

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This CSCW Honorable Mention suggests that the longer the Airbnb profile text, the more trustworthy it is perceived to be.

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Thirteen papers, 2 Best Papers, 1 Honorable Mention – Here's what Cornell brought to CSCW 2017.

Colloquium Videos

Watch Ming Yin's talk "Peeking into the On-Demand Economy", presented during the Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Information Science Colloquium in Gates 114.

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Nature reports on ASAPbio’s efforts to build a central pre-print site for the life sciences, much like Paul Ginsparg’s pioneering arXiv server.

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The Info Sci assistant professor speaks to why our online privacy is essential, even if we feel we have nothing to hide.

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Info Sci's Phoebe Sengers recently penned this op-ed exploring populism among rural Canadians and rural Americans.

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