CITRIS PI Hany Farid discusses the implications of CNET’s forays into articles written entirely by artificial intelligence.
UC Berkeley researcher Stuart Russell notes that the technology to autonomously target humans with drones could be built by a grad student in a single term.
With $2.5 million from the NSF, a multicampus UC team is partnering with a dozen Bay Area orgs to help residents respond to natural disasters more quickly.
Looking for a special gift this holiday season? Check out a few CITRIS-related suggestions.
CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden points out an avenue for improving our climate impact — reassessing our menu — in a recent Berkeley Blog post.
It’s the 75th anniversary of the invention of the transistor! What’s on the horizon before the 100th? Two CITRIS affiliates weigh in.
Two CITRIS People and Robots researchers are making great strides in teaching robots to walk and move in record time.
Some residents got an early warning for San Jose’s earthquake Tuesday thanks to the MyShake app, developed by CITRIS PI Richard Allen.
CITRIS Climate researcher Barbara Haya encourages people to instead make cash contributions directly to a climate-positive cause.
Research by CPAR Director Ken Goldberg and team will be presented at the IEEE/RSJ IROS2022 conference.
Contrary to Bayen’s research, autonomous vehicles are causing traffic snarls on San Francisco streets.
The CITRIS Policy Lab recently launched a database of legislation related to Section 230, which provides some immunity for websites hosting third-party content.
UC Berkeley’s new Our Better Web initiative, led by Brandie Nonnecke, director of the CITRIS Policy Lab, is advancing efforts to study and combat online harms.
The Tech Policy Initiative aims to strengthen multidisciplinary collaborations, foster education and innovation, and inform effective strategies across the public and private sectors.
Launched in spring 2022, the UC Berkeley AI Policy Hub has welcomed its first cohort of graduate student researchers.
CITRIS researcher Hany Farid discussed the risks of disinformation that grow with the advent of multimedia manipulated by artificial intelligence.
“I am truly excited about this new bill,” she writes in the Berkeley Blog.
A study by a UC Berkeley-led team, including CITRIS researchers Anca Dragan and Stuart Russell, revealed that certain recommender systems try to manipulate user preferences, beliefs, mood and psychological state.
As far as the researchers are aware, this is the first instance of a robot outperforming a human in a surgery-related training task.
Recruits at the FIRE Foundry in Marin County will field-test an early detection system developed by spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry venture Gridware.
UC Santa Cruz researcher Ricardo Sanfelice will lead the project, and UC Berkeley’s Murat Arcak will serve as a co-investigator.
CITRIS headquarters is hiring motivated UC students to assist core operations teams for the 2022–23 academic year.
Lydia Sohn and team demonstrated how their innovative test method can provide clearer insight into a population’s active infections.
The community of makers has helped thousands of UC Berkeley affiliates develop creative skills and prototype novel products over the last 10 years.