Intro to Cloud Computing workshop

BRC workshop
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 15:30 to 17:00
117 Dwinelle (Academic Innovation Studio)

What’s cloud computing, and how might you use it in your research? This workshop will cover the basics of what services are available to researchers, how to get access to them, and a set of specific research use cases where cloud computing can help. 

Visualizing Digital Scholarship at UC Berkeley — Communities, Content, and Services

Image of Dr. Lucarelli inspecting sarcophagus

UC Berkeley has recently embraced immersive visualization in the classroom, in research, and for public engagement.  While this extends across all campus disciplines and a number of technologies, a growing community is using photogrammetry to develop 3D visualizations of objects and places, both as digital documentation to answer new questions inextricably linked to materiality.  Dr.

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Domain Consultant positions as a career stepping-stone for graduate students

Former BRC domain consultant Deb McCaffrey

Research IT offers opportunities for students at all levels to develop skills applicable to both academic and non-academic careers. Research IT’s domain consultant program for graduate students has begun to have a visible impact as former domain consultants have moved on to full-time careers in research facilitation.

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Legal scholars mining millions of bankruptcy case pages

Professors Ken Ayotte (Berkeley Law) and Jared Ellias (UC Hastings School of Law)

Large corporate bankruptcy cases don’t easily lend themselves to empirical research, according to UC Berkeley Law Professor Ken Ayotte, because “sample sizes are small, and the financial data that’s available on the company leading up to bankruptcy is usually sparse and unreliable. We know when the company files, we have some basic background information about it, and we see whether the company reorganizes or liquidates at the end of the case, but we know very little about what happens during the case to drive those outcomes.”