Sneakercon

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Internet has grown so omnipresent today that it's easy to overlook the continuing role of "offline networks," systems for exchanging digital information that bypass the Internet. "Sneakernets" (by which we mean any kind of offline networking, a slight abuse of the terminology) take many forms, whether it's a thumb drive passed between friends or

Disinformation Online: Ethics, Research, and Solutions

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School; Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia Journalism School; Technology, Media, and Communications specialization at the School of International and Public Affairs; and Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy at Columbia University are hosting a conference to exchange

An Introduction to Public Data

Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

On September 6, from 9am-5pm, the Brown Institute is proud to host a day devoted to public data. It is designed for students in journalism, statistics and data science — essentially anyone who has an interest in understanding their neighborhoods, their cities, their state and even the nation through data. Throughout the day, students will

Blockchain in Journalism: Promise and Practice

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Brown Institute and the Tow Center have collaborated on an event for students, reporters, editors, scholars, and entrepreneurs about the current state of blockchain technology and how it can be applied to journalism. For practitioners in media, Blockchain is in vogue today as a potential solution to the industry’s every-day problems and tasks, such

Columbia Music Scholarship Conference

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Columbia University Graduate Program in Music presents its annual conference on the topic: "Sound in Struggle: Audible Resistances." Join us for a day of panels on the place of

Art of Data Conference

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Art of Data conference is an annual gathering of researchers, practitioners, artists, and journalists, to discuss issues related to data, cities, and visualization. It is organized by the Columbia

Journalism & Design: A Mini-Conference

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Brown Institute for Media Innovation and the Delacorte Center for Magazine Journalism bring you this mini-conference of designers, illustrators, and visualizers to talk about the work they do, how

Roles for Computing in Social Justice with Rediet Abebe, Harvard and UC Berkeley

Zoom Meeting

Each year, the Brown Institute sponsors talks that explore the intersection between media and technology. This year we have three virtual presentations lined up, each challenging us to think about data and computation in new ways. Each talk is by researchers outside of journalism, and yet we have a great deal to learn from their

Computation + Journalism Conference

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

News outlets rely on computation to tell some of the biggest stories of our time. They collect data when official sources have not. They build statistical models to uncover disparities, previously ignored. And they craft visualizations to reveal new dimensions to a story. Some newsrooms have expertise in-house to produce this work, while others depend