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‘Off label’ use of imaging databases could lead to bias in AI algorithms, study finds

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By Marni Ellerry. Significant advances in artificial intelligence (AI) over the past decade have relied upon extensive training of algorithms using massive, open-source databases. But when such datasets are used “off label” and applied in unintended ways, the results are…
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Register: April 28 Workshop, Protect Your Information on Social Media

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Take control of your security and privacy on social media! Learn tips and tricks to locking down your social media accounts by attending this free workshop with Diana Freed, researcher and PhD candidate at Cornell University; Julio Poveda, PhD student…
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Register: UC Cyber Security Summit Online – April 20

April 20, 2022. Welcome to the 13th Cyber Security Summit.

By Wendy Rager. On April 20, 2022, the UC Cyber-Risk Coordination Center (C3) will host its 13th Cyber Security Summit—and we can’t wait for you to join us! The summit allows us to build on the strength of virtual connection developed over the past few years: We respond…
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No More “Click Here.” Why Descriptive Link Text Is Important

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By Amy Chen. Picture this—you’re reading through a website trying to find a link to a resource that you urgently need, but all the hyperlinks that you encounter say “Click here” or “Read more.” You don’t know what the links are…
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“Time Zone King”: How One UCLA Computer Scientist Keeps Digital Clocks Ticking

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This article originally appeared on the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering web site. Paul Eggert may not be the most famous person from Russell, Kansas. That distinction, he says, goes to former U.S. senators Bob Dole…
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Calisphere: Your Gateway to California’s Remarkable Digital Collections

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By Christine Kim and Adrian TurnerCalisphere is a gateway to California’s remarkable digital collections, with free access to over two million historical images, texts, recordings, and other primary resources.  Developed and maintained by UC’s California Digital Library, Calisphere gathers resources…
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New Awards Program Announced: UC Tech Awards 2022

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The UC Information Technology Leadership Council (ITLC) is announcing the expanded UC Tech Awards Program for 2022. The program includes the long-standing Sautter Awards, which recognizes team projects, and five new awards to honor individuals or teams for outstanding contributions to technology…
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