6/1/2018 Algorithms can link online sex ads to bitcoin transactions, identifying human traffickers.
4/30/2018 - In the wake of the 2016 terrorist attack in Nice, France, that claimed the life of a classmate, Berkeley students in the European Innovation Academy technology entrepreneurship program have embarked on a new mission — fighting global terrorism through startups that are gaining traction far beyond campus.
4/30/2018 The Atlantic - Bioengineering professor Ian Holmes writes about how a geneticist’s recent op-ed in The New York Times caused controversy when it used sloppy language to talk about the tricky relationship between race and genetics research.
4/25/2018 Medium - EECS and statistics professor Michael Jordan writes about the opportunity and imperative of developing a "human-centric engineering discipline" to address the ethical concerns of artificial intelligence.
2/9/2018 New York Times - UC Berkeley is one of several institutions rushing to add courses about Bitcoin, blockchain and other elements of virtual currency to the curriculum. EECS professor Dawn Song is co-teaching one such course to a standing-room-only audience of engineering, business and law students.
1/22/2018 - With her hand in a few different research projects, ranging from nuclear weapons detection to war-game simulations on social media, Bethany Goldblum also finds time to direct and establish groups whose aim is to shape nuclear security policy.
12/14/2017 Mercury News - In a commentary piece, CITRIS post-doc Brandie Nonnecke reports on two novel ways that women-led Bay Area startups are using technology to address gender-based discrimination and harassment in the tech sector.
11/14/2017 LA Times - Steve Shladover, a research engineer with Berkeley's Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology, is worried that attempts to expand federal authority over autonomous vehicle operations may usurp state efforts to bolster safety standards.
11/1/2017 Wired - Berkeley computer science undergrads Ash Bhat and Rohan Phadte are doing what they say Twitter won’t: sorting out and tagging the angry propaganda bots designed to undermine, destabilize and inflame American political discourse.
8/24/2017 - Two dozen students from all over the world gathered at Berkeley for two weeks over the summer to discuss, plan and help start building a new nuclear energy sector. The students, along with professional mentors and speakers, were part of the 2017 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp.