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April 2019

Public Forum: Counting the Victims of Police and Extrajudicial Killings

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
World Room, Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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As part of the War On Crime Or War On The Poor? A Conference on Violence & Policing in the Philippines, Latin America, & the U.S. the Brown Institute for Media Innovation is co-sponsoring the Public Forum: Counting the Victims of Police & Extrajudicial Killings. Speakers include Patrick Ball (Human Rights Data Analysis Group), Ignacio Cano (State University of Rio de Janeiro), Catalina Perez Correa (Mexico's war on crime and the use of Lethal Force by Federal Forces), and Divam…

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May 2019

Book Launch of Habeas Data by tech reporter Cyrus Farivar in conversation with Alex Abdo, Knight First Amendment Institute

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Join award-winning tech reporter Cyrus Farivar for a book launch of Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech. Farivar will be joined by Alex Abdo, Litigation Director for the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, who will respond to the book and moderate conversation on the topic of data and privacy. You are being watched. Whether through your phone or your car or your credit card, caught on a CCTV camera or tracked through your online viewing…

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Brown Institute Welcomes Technology Journalist Kara Swisher

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 943055 United States
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Brown welcomes technology journalist Kara Swisher, co-founder of Recode and a contributing writer to The New York Times Opinion Section. She previously wrote for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal, and served as co-executive editor of All Things Digital. Kara will discuss the state of the technology industry and will share her perspective on media trends with Brown Director Maneesh Agrawala. Thursday, May 2, 20196:30 pmMcCaw Hall, Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez St, Stanford, CA 94305 Registration link: https://stanforduniversity.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4Hp4pVNx0oE0KkR

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Distinguished Lectures in Computational Innovation: Dr. Fernando Perez

May 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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At 4:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Brown Institute for Media Innovation (2nd Floor, Pulitzer Hall), the Distinguished Lectures in Computational Innovation series will highlight programmers, data scientists, and other practitioners from the private sector who lead cutting-edge technology initiatives such as Python, C++, and the Open Source Initiative. This lectures features Dr. Fernando Perez, Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of California at Berkeley Faculty Scientist, Department of Data Science and Technology, Lawrence Berkeley National…

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September 2019

Brown Institute and Tow Center Welcome Mixer

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The Brown Institute and Tow Center serve as a digital hub at the school, researching and building the future of journalism. Join us in the Brown Institute to meet with researchers and staff from both organizations, and learn more about the various opportunities and offerings afforded to students during their time at the Journalism School as well as upon graduation. Nibbles and drinks will be provided.

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A Science-Media Meetup for Climate Stories With Impact

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Brown Institute at Pulitzer Hall (Journalism School) at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The climate crisis poses a unique challenge to journalism. It touches every part of society, from politics and business to sports and culture, yet in many situations, we barely mention it. Journalists can help to change this. There is a climate story for every beat: Facebook’s new server farms are being built in the Arctic, not the desert, as the company anticipates rising temperatures; Wine regions are shifting around the world; Qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics this summer were…

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October 2019

Brown Institute for Media Innovation Presents Nicholas Thompson

October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
Paul G. Allen Building 101X, 330 Serra Mall
Stanford, 94305 United States
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Photo by: Mark Mann/WWD Editor-in-Chief of WIRED magazine, Nick Thompson will discuss media trends with Brown Institute Director Maneesh Agrawala. RSVP: BIT.LY/BIMITHOMPSON        

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Lanzamiento de Democracy Fighters

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
Casa Refugio Citlaltepetl, Citlaltépetl 25, Hipódromo Condesa
Ciudad de México, Mexico City 06170 Mexico
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El Brown Institute for Media Innovation, el Comité de Protección a Periodistas, Artículo 19, y Casa Refugio Citlaltépetl cordialmente te invitan al lanzamiento de Democracy Fighters, un archivo viviente. Esta plataforma es un archivo digital que agrega y conserva los trabajos de los periodistas asesinados en México. Desde el año 2000, han sido asesinados 111 periodistas y trabajadores de medios, convirtiendo a México en uno de los países más letales para ejercer el periodismo, según el Comité de Protección a…

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Distinguished Lectures in Computational Innovation featuring Stephanie Hankey, Tactical Tech

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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"Go to The Glass Room. If Black Mirror Had a Showroom, This Would Be It." - Baratunde Thurston Nearly 150,000 people in 30 countries have visited the Glassroom; an interactive public intervention reflecting on the impact of technology on society. As the doors of the Glassroom open in San Francisco, its co-curator Stephanie Hankey gives a sneak preview of the conversation they expect to have as they bring this critical exhibition to the home of Big tech. Digging inside some…

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The Quest for Balance: Technology, Innovation and the Public Good in Higher Education

October 15 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Talk and discussion with Dr. Jonelle Bradshaw de Hernandez, Ph.D. Executive Director of Foundation Relations and researcher at The University of Texas at Austin. Technical skills are paramount to succeed in the modern labor market – but the question remains, what are the attributes and skills needed to make an impact on the social good? Who determines this and who decides and how does this impact vulnerable students in the U.S.? My first aim is to examine how well our…

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2019 Brown Institute Annual Showcase

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Mark Hansen and Maneesh Agrawala cordially invite you to the Brown Institute for Media Innovation 2019 Showcase! Join us for a reception and exhibition of our 2018-2019 projects. October 17, 2019 - 6:00pm at the Brown Institute at Columbia University Descriptions of the projects can be seen below. The event will take place in the Brown Institute, located in Pulitzer Hall (2950 Broadway) at Columbia University. Artistic Vision. The crucial footage for breaking news reports often comes from eye witnesses,…

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