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DEC 10 2013 BIG DATA CHALLENGE MEETUP

Join us at meetup for the MIT Big Data Challenge - Transportation in the City of Boston.
MEETUP: TUESDAY DEC 10 5:00-7:00pm
LOCATION:  Stata Center, 32-G882, Hewlett Meeting Room
MAP: http://www.csail.mit.edu/contactus
REGISTER:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mit-big-data-challenge-meetup-tickets-9532175995
 

MIT Big Data Initiative Launches Transportation Challenge, Privacy Working Group at White House Event

The Big Data Initiative at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) today announced two new activities aimed at improving the use and management of Big Data.  The first is a series of data challenges designed to spur innovation in how people use data to solve problems and make decisions. The second is a new Big Data and Privacy Working Group that will bring together leaders from industry, government and academia to address the role of technology in protecting and managing privacy.

NOV 13-14 2013 Annual Big Data Member Meeting

The MIT Big Data Annual Member Meeting 2013 at CSAIL -- learn about the latest Big Data research, see cool demos, meet faculty and students, and network.

View the latest agenda here:  http://bigdata.csail.mit.edu/annual2013

MICHAEL I. JORDAN TALK

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BIG DATA DESIGN CONTEST

MIT + Big Data T-Shirt Graphic Design Contest!!
 
hosted by: MIT Big Data Initiative at CSAIL
http://bigdata.csail.mit.edu/

Help us design a cool graphic for our new Big Data T-Shirt!   It's your chance to participate in designing the official t-shirt for
BIG DATA @ CSAIL.  Submit your t-shirt design by September 30th for a chance to win the competition and have your design become part of BIG DATA!
 
The winner:  $200 Amazon Gift Certificate

BIG DATA AND BLINKDB: A QUERY ENGINE FOR BIG DATA

BlinkDB is a new query processing system which allows one to run interactive SQL queries for tens of terabytes of data with the response time being equivalent to "blink-time".  This was the goal when CSAIL and UC Berkeley AMPLab joined together to collaborate on the BlinkDB.

Big Data and the Law: Applying NLP to Supreme Court Decisions

Big Data and the Law:  Researchers at MIT and Harvard have applied Natural Language Processing to Supreme Court decisions to determine authorship in cases where the justices have decided not to sign the opinions.

"A U.S. Supreme Court mystery drew them together: the Harvard 3L, the engineer, the Jenner & Block
associate, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and a team of MIT doctoral students. The
mystery: Who actually wrote the joint dissent in last year's health care blockbuster?

MIT Big Data Initiative at CSAIL is Awarded Grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The MIT Big Data Initiative at CSAIL was awarded a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in support of the Big Data Privacy Workshop.

JUNE 19 2013 WORKSHOP: Big Data Privacy

Big Data promises a better world.  A world where data will be used to make better decisions, from how we invest money to how we manage our healthcare to how we educate our children and manage our cities and resources.  These changes are enabled by a proliferation of new technologies and tools that have the ability to measure, monitor, record, combine and query all kinds of data about us and the world around us -- but how will that data get used and for what purpose?  Who owns the data?   How do we assure accountability for misuse? 

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