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January 2019

2018-2019 SPEAKER SERIES: FELICE FRANKEL

January 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PST
Cypress Auditorium, Allen Extension, 420 Via Palou Mall
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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SCIENCE PHOTOGRAPHER & MIT RESEARCH SCIENTIST On January 30, the Brown Institute welcomes celebrated science photographer and MIT Research Scientist Felice Frankel. She will offer a masterclass on "Image and Meaning" and discuss her new book "Picturing Science and Engineering" (MIT Press) in which she offers a guide for creating science images that are both accurate and visually stunning. The "Image and Meaning" workshop will guide students and researchers to collaboratively develop new approaches to represent research data and concepts. The goal of…

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November 2019

Points Unknown Mapping Module I: Intro to Mapping / QGIS

November 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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News unfolds in places and every newsworthy event is shaped by the details of location. Those details might include the specifics of a neighborhood as it is today or of the history leading to its current configurations. Alongside the development of web technologies, journalistic organizations have incorporated web-based maps to enhance reader engagement with stories. But these interactions haven't always been easy to produce. Points Unknown will train journalism students in GIS and mapping techniques, and will prompt them to…

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Points Unknown Mapping Module II: Annotated Maps / Illustrator

November 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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News unfolds in places and every newsworthy event is shaped by the details of location. Those details might include the specifics of a neighborhood as it is today or of the history leading to its current configurations. Alongside the development of web technologies, journalistic organizations have incorporated web-based maps to enhance reader engagement with stories. But these interactions haven't always been easy to produce. Points Unknown will train journalism students in GIS and mapping techniques, and will prompt them to…

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Points Unknown Mapping Module III: Web Maps / Mapbox.js

November 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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News unfolds in places and every newsworthy event is shaped by the details of location. Those details might include the specifics of a neighborhood as it is today or of the history leading to its current configurations. Alongside the development of web technologies, journalistic organizations have incorporated web-based maps to enhance reader engagement with stories. But these interactions haven't always been easy to produce. Points Unknown will train journalism students in GIS and mapping techniques, and will prompt them to…

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February 2020

Immersive Storytelling – Photogrammetry & Augmented Reality

February 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - February 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm EST
Brown Institute at Columbia, 2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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From augmented, mixed and virtual reality, to 3D storytelling, immersive technologies provide new opportunities for journalists to broaden their stories and engage readers. While these technologies have been deployed in museum spaces, game design, and architecture/planning, journalism has been slow to move beyond 360-degree video and basic implementations of augmented reality. When outlets such as the Washington Post and The New York Times experiment with these technologies, they have been met with excitement and adoption. Some examples include Ashley Graham…

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February 2021

Statistics Breakfast with Mark Hansen (Thursdays in February and March 2021)

February 18 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am EST
Virtual

Some of the biggest stories of 2020 were statistical. We tracked exponential curves as COVID-19 spread across the country. On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we reassessed the pace of climate change. And after the 2020 Election, the country debated whether any of the then-President’s claims about voter fraud could be true, attempting to estimate the true number of missing or incorrectly counted ballots. In each story, an increase in observation and measurement, in data, helped us understand little…

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Statistics Breakfast with Mark Hansen (Thursdays in February and March 2021)

February 25 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am EST
Virtual

Some of the biggest stories of 2020 were statistical. We tracked exponential curves as COVID-19 spread across the country. On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we reassessed the pace of climate change. And after the 2020 Election, the country debated whether any of the then-President’s claims about voter fraud could be true, attempting to estimate the true number of missing or incorrectly counted ballots. In each story, an increase in observation and measurement, in data, helped us understand little…

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March 2021

Statistics Breakfast with Mark Hansen (Thursdays in February and March 2021)

March 4 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am EST
Virtual

Some of the biggest stories of 2020 were statistical. We tracked exponential curves as COVID-19 spread across the country. On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we reassessed the pace of climate change. And after the 2020 Election, the country debated whether any of the then-President’s claims about voter fraud could be true, attempting to estimate the true number of missing or incorrectly counted ballots. In each story, an increase in observation and measurement, in data, helped us understand little…

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Statistics Breakfast with Mark Hansen (Thursdays in February and March 2021)

March 11 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am EST
Virtual

Some of the biggest stories of 2020 were statistical. We tracked exponential curves as COVID-19 spread across the country. On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we reassessed the pace of climate change. And after the 2020 Election, the country debated whether any of the then-President’s claims about voter fraud could be true, attempting to estimate the true number of missing or incorrectly counted ballots. In each story, an increase in observation and measurement, in data, helped us understand little…

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Volumetric capture and immersive technologies – primer

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Virtual

What are the differences between AR, VR, and MR? What are some options out there for creating and publishing immersive content? In this session, we'll map the current landscape of immersive and volumetric technologies and clarify essential terminology. About the series The Brown Institute is pleased to announce the launch of Volumetric Reporting, supported by a Provost Teaching and Learning Grant for Emerging Technology, a seminar and training series that will explore the affordances of volumetric capture and its applications…

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September 2021

Columbia Hacking for Humanity

September 10 - September 12
Columbia University

Hacking for Humanity is an opportunity to initiate and get traction for startup ideas that are focused on solving a problem for people and/or the planet. There are many terms used to describe such ventures including: “impact ventures”, “double bottom line”, “double impact”, “triple bottom line”, “sustainable”, “ESG”, and others. We use the term social ventures, which is inclusive of all solutions leveraging new technologies, research-based ideas, and innovations that can span a broad range of topics, fields, and industries.…

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