Computing

Bringing out the science of war games

Demo of SIGNAL, a new multi-player computer game

5/7/2019 - A first-of-its-kind online game is poised to revolutionize the field of war-gaming. This new multi-player computer game was custom-built to explore deterrence and decision-making in an escalating conflict.

Scott Shenker elected to the NAS

Scott Shenke

5/1/2019 - EECS professor Scott Shenker is one of eight UC Berkeley faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year. He is considered to be one of the top computer scientists in the country and has designed new ways to configure complex computer networks.

UC Berkeley expands responsible data and computer sciences curriculum

4/30/2019 - The Responsible Computer Science Challenge, an ambitious $3.5 million initiative, has chosen UC Berkeley as one of its inaugural awardees. The award will support UC Berkeley faculty and students in computer science, social science, and humanities to develop and scale Berkeley’s groundbreaking ethics curriculum for data science and computer science.

Ellen Ullman on her life in code

Ellen Ullman onstage with Dean Liu

4/1/2019 - In a Berkeley Talks podcast, programmer and author Ellen Ullman chats with Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu about digital technology’s loss of innocence, and reckons with all that has changed — and so much that hasn’t.

These robots are learning the old-fashioned way—by playing

Robots in the Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research (BAIR) Lab

12/19/2018 California Magazine - Unlike most robots, the ones in the Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research (BAIR) Lab haven’t been programmed to perform a specific task. Instead, they’ve been programmed to learn new stuff by observation or through physical trial and error.

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