In 2016, over half the world’s population live in cities. Each year these cities account for nearly 70% of greenhouse gas emissions, waste 250 to […]
Creating a National Innovation Ecosystem with Dr. Don Millard from NSF
Dr. Don Millard will speak at 2:15 pm on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 in Room 250 Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley This talk is sponsored […]
Director, CITRIS Policy Lab
In Honor of Tax Day, Celebrate the Internet
The fabric of the Internet is woven with public-private partnerships. From its origin in the early 1960s, pioneers in network infrastructure and early demonstrations of […]
5 Questions with CITRIS Deputy Director Camille Crittenden
The Center for Data Innovation recently published an interview with CITRIS Deputy Director Camille Crittenden discussing new and ongoing research and our emerging work in […]
Job Opportunity: Front-end Developer for AppCivist
Job Description How can we create an online forum that promotes more democratic assembly and decision-making with less groupthink? For example, how can we design […]
Vote Your Mind
A CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative project helps injured veterans navigate the cognitive obstacle course back to the voting booth.
CITRIS @ Davis Supported Social Media Tool Garners Attention
A group of UC Davis students are using it as a new way of voicing concerns about one’s workplace.
Experts Weigh Opportunities and Challenges of Public Open Data
Civic engagement. International politics. Data transparency. These were some of the key themes emerging from the September 12 conference, “Can Open Data Improve Democratic Governance?”
Rashomon Project featured in New Scientist
The Rashomon Project is developing an open-source toolkit that can facilitate the rapid assembly and public review of “Video Timelines” where many video and photo perspectives are time-aligned and displayed simultaneously.
The Crowd and the Mob: Opportunities, Cautions for Constant Video Surveillance
Deputy Director Camille Crittenden blogs about perpetual surveillance & need for authentication.
University 2.0: Examining the Promise of Online Education
Real questions remain about the effectiveness of online vs. traditional formats and the implications of these technological advances for the future of higher education.
Journalism.co.uk features CITRIS Rashomon Project, a new tool for multi-perspective video journalism
“The ‘multi-perspective’ video platform is one of eight prototypes to get Knight foundation funding”
Joe Simitian joins CITRIS as the Director of Policy and Technology
New director of policy and tecnology has extensive experience in navigating partnerships with policy makers.
Using Data to Empower
We are finding exciting new ways to gather and analyze data that put powerful new handles on issues like ecosystem management.
Berkeley Project Set to Expand Knowledge through Social Networks
Researchers are launching a new website that allows visitors to spread the word quickly about important issues.
Data and Democracy: Building Tools for Citizen Engagement
How can we help promote direct involvement in the events and decisions that affect people?
Positive Impact on California’s Healthcare, Energy, and Water
CITRIS attracts approximately 75 million dollars a year of fresh research funds to our campuses.
Professor of Law, UC Berkeley