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Upcoming workshops and events
Software Carpentry Instructor Training will happen in the WRF Data Science Studio on Monday and Tuesday, Apr. 10 and 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The postdocs and grad students' lunch will be on Tuesday, Apr. 11, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Studio. Jeff Wen from Tesla will be speaking.

This week's Community Seminar will be on Tuesday, Apr. 11, in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A110, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Featuring Jeff Wen, the seminar will be on "Perspectives on data science in the Bay Area".

The Data Science Studies Working Group Meeting will be on Wednesday, Apr. 12, in the Studio from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cecilia Aragon will be hosting this session on human-centered data science, with two invited speakers: Daniela Rosner, speaking on crowdsourced design and design at scale, and Dan Suciu, presenting on differential privacy algorithms.

The Software Journal Club will be meeting on Thursday, Apr. 13, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Studio.

Save the date: 
Nathan Baker will present our next Data Science Seminar on Wednesday, Apr. 26, at 3:30 p.m. in Johnson Hall, room 102.
Data and information
eScience affiliate Kate Starbird's work in news and social media data was featured in the Washington Post's article "The web of conspiracy theorists that was ready for Donald Trump". Starbird's work was also highlighted in The Seattle Times' article "UW professor: The information war is real, and we’re losing it."
In the news
Director Ed Lazowska was quoted in the New York Times' article "Where non-techies can get with the programming" and in Inside Philanthopy's "Paul Allen's latest big move: a major campus gift to build a science powerhouse".

Fellow Jevin West and Carl Bergstrom's Calling BS course was featured on UW Today and in a video on KING 5 News.

Brittney Fiore-Gartland, director of data science ethnography, recently spoke on a panel through the UW College of Built Environments titled Restructuring for the future city: technology.

Fellow Anat Caspi and her pedestrian accessibility tool AccessMap were featured on KIRO 7 News. [video may load slowly]

Mark Hallenbeck, senior data science fellow, was interviewed by KUOW for their feature "What would it take for you to ride your bike more?"

Postdoctoral fellow Michael Beyeler has joined the editorial board of Frontiers in Neurorobotics as a review editor.

Please submit items for the weekly newsletter to rebrooks@uw.edu by noon on Thursday for inclusion in the regular Friday mailing.

Distinguished Young Academic Data Scientist Series
Alexandra Paxton will speak on Wednesday, Apr. 19, at 3:30 p.m. in Johnson Hall, room 102, on "Human communication at the intersection of cognitive science and data science".
iSchool
Bill Howe, associate director, and Emma Spiro and Jevin West, data science fellows, are featured in an article on the iSchool's DataLab.
Reproducibility and open science
Andrew Hufton, managing editor of scientific data, Nature Research, will speak on Tuesday, Apr. 18, on "Beyond supplementary material: sharing data effectively through repositories and data journals".
Artificial intelligence
Register now for NVIDIA for GPUniversity Day: Deep Learning and Beyond, happening on Friday, Apr. 14, at the Husky Union Building (HUB).
Conference
The Data for Policy Conference in London is now accepting registrations; Jose Manuel Magallanes, senior data science fellow, is on the program committee and is fielding inquiries.
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