Big Data Lecture Series 2013/2014


Michael I. Jordan, UC - Berkeley
On the Computational and Statistical Interface and "Big Data"
Speaker(s): Michael I. Jordan
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 26-100
Contact: Sheila M. Marian, 617-253-1996, sheila@csail.mit.edu

Cindy Cohn, Electronic Frontier Foundation
NSA Mass Surveillance: Turning the Fourth (and First) Amendment on It's Head
Speaker(s): Cindy Cohn
Date: Monday, October 28, 2013
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: MIT CSAIL, Stata Center, Bldg 32 Kiva Conference Room, 4th Floor, G449
Contact: Susana Kevorkova, 617-324-8424, skevorkova@csail.mit.edu

Amanda Cox, New York Times
Very Small Arrays: Data Graphics at the New York Times
Speaker(s): Amanda Cox
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva (32-G449)
Contact: Sheila M. Marian, 617-253-1996, sheila@csail.mit.edu

Bruce Schneier,
NSA Surveillance and What To Do About It
Speaker(s): Bruce Schneier
Date: Thursday, February 06, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Susana Kevorkova, 617-324-8424, skevorkova@csail.mit.edu

Ewan Birney, EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute
Ewan Birney on Big Data in Biology
Speaker(s): Ewan Birney
Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Star Conference Room 32D-463, 32 Vassar St, Cambridge MA 02139
Contact: Manolis Kellis, 617-253-2419, manoli@csail.mit.edu

Janet Wiener, Facebook
Scuba: Diving into Data at Facebook
Speaker(s): Janet Wiener
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-G449
Contact: Susana Kevorkova, 617-324-8424, skevorkova@csail.mit.edu

Arnab Nandi, Ohio State University
Building Interactive Database Systems
Speaker(s): Arnab Nandi
Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 (Patel/Kiva)
Contact: Aditya Parameswaran, adityagp@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. Dr. Vishal Sikka, SAP AG
The SAP HANA Platform
Speaker(s): Dr. Vishal Sikka
Date: Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-G449
Contact: Susana Kevorkova, 617-324-8424, skevorkova@csail.mit.edu

Jun Yang, Duke University
From Answering Questions to Questioning Answers (and Questions): Toward Computational Fact-Checking
Speaker(s): Jun Yang
Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-G449
Contact: Susana Kevorkova, 617-324-8424, skevorkova@csail.mit.edu

Jun Yang, Duke University
From Answering Questions to Questioning Answers (and Questions): Toward Computational Fact-Checking
Speaker(s): Jun Yang
Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-G449
Contact: Susana Kevorkova, 617-324-8424, skevorkova@csail.mit.edu