Vox’s ‘Today, Explained’ host Sean Rameswaram Visits Stanford

In a packed Cypress Auditorium on Tuesday, February 18, Vox’s ‘Today, Explained’ host Sean Rameswaram sat down with Maneesh Agrawala, Director of the Brown Institute, to discuss his daily podcast and how Vox focuses on connecting with audiences in new, uplifting ways. In their conversation, Rameswaram also discussed the daily podcast ecosystem and the state

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Multi-Resolution Weak Supervision for Sequential Data

Authors Frederic Sala, Paroma Varma, Jason Fries, Daniel Y. Fu, Shiori Sagawa, Saelig Khattar, Ashwini Ramamoorthy, Ke Xiao, Kayvon Fatahalian, James R. Priest, Christopher Ré Abstract Since manually labeling training data is slow and expensive, recent industrial and scientific research efforts have turned to weaker or noisier forms of supervision sources. However, existing weak supervision

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Hansen and Institute Alumni Receive Grant to Support New Curricula on Technology Design

Award from the Public Interest Technology University Network is part of $3 million “Network Challenge” to grow the field of public interest technology. Three Columbia professors working at the intersection of human-computer interaction (HCI) have received a grant from the Public Interest Technology University Network (PITUN) to support creation of new curricula on designing computational technology that

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Office Hours Announced for CJS Students

The Brown Institute is pleased to announce appointment-based office hours for students needing help in all things digital. This includes (but is not limited to) students seeking assistance with data and statistics, visualization, mapping, natural language processing, web products, immersive media, and the Adobe Creative Suite. Please book office hours at brwn.co/office-hours or by using

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