Tag Archive: AI

White House Executive Order on trustworthy artificial intelligence provides opportunities for higher education 

White House Executive Order on Trustworthy AI

By Camille Crittenden, Ph.D. President Biden released an Executive Order (EO) this week, on Monday, October 30, with guidelines to promote “safe, secure and trustworthy artificial intelligence.” The EO comes on the heels of a set of “voluntary…
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Jaron Lanier, “the Father of VR”, addresses tech enthusiasts at UC Berkeley

By Jackie Brown. On September 13, 2023, renowned computer scientist and author Jaron Lanier, addressed tech enthusiasts and UC Berkeley faculty, staff and students. Co-hosted by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science,…
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Risk and Safety Solutions hosts its first symposium on the future of safety technology

Safa Hussain addresses attendees at the RSS Symposium

By Matthew Beckman. Unveiling groundbreaking insights and innovation, the Risk and Safety Solutions (RSS) team recently hosted their first symposium at UC Davis this year. The two-day event, with over 200 attendees, and expert speakers representing a range of domains,…
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K1st World AI Conference Oct 11-12: First 20 UC registrations get 90% discount

K1st World Oct 11-12, Stanford

[Editor’s note: Grateful to a UC tech community member for sharing an event that her team is hosting at Stanford University this fall.] AI continues to revolutionize the tech landscape, even on UC campuses, not only in software, but in…
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Happy 30th to the World Wide Web – more than meets the eye

Pranay Bhattacharyya, UCLA, provides new perspectives on how this “city” was built

[Editors’ note: The UC IT Blog team is grateful to Pranay Bhattacharyya, senior software engineer, UCLA, and tech historian, who has provided articles on tech history to the…
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ChatGPT, parlor trick or more? For research, to write this blog…?

Winners of the inaugural UC Tech Yvonne Tevis Golden Award for UC Collaboration

Learn about the winning project of the 2022 Yvonne Tevis UC Collaboration Golden Award, “Connecting Patients & Researchers with UC Clinical Trials,” thanks to an inquisitive project team and ChatGPT. The UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Research Technology…
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Business Analysis Meets Digital Transformation at UCSF

UCSF Aerial View

By Jeannie Louie and Ana Buenaventura. In this era of digital transformation, UCSF meets both opportunity and risk as we evolve and adapt in how we conduct research, education, patient care, and public service. Current virtual-care trends could lead to industry changes like…
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‘Off label’ use of imaging databases could lead to bias in AI algorithms, study finds

Man looking at brain images

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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