Event Recordings

Visit our archived recordings site to view past Wednesday@Hariri and Meet Our Fellows talks, DSI Distinguished Lectures, and more:

Event Recordings
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DSI Colloquium, Nisheeth Vishnoi: Optimization, Sampling, and Physics
May 14, 2018

BU Spark! Demo Day
May 4, 2018

AIR Seminar, Aaron Hertzmann: Algorithms for Artistic Stylization and Rendering
April 30, 2018

Cyber Alliance Seminar, Ahmed Ghappour: Modern Machine Evidence and the Criminal Adjudicative Process
April 30, 2018

Wednesday@Hariri, Helen Jenkins: Making Something Out of (Almost) Nothing: Filling in the Gaps Around Tuberculosis Surveillance Data
April 26, 2018

The Dolphin Tank with BU Spark!
April 25, 2018

DSI Colloquium, Ashwin Machanavajjala: Data Science with Provable Privacy Guarantees
April 20, 2018

Red Hat Colloquium Series, Mothy Roscoe: Enzian: a Research Computer
April 19, 2018

AIR Seminar, Trevor Darrell: Towards Adaptive, Curious, and Explainable Artificial Intelligence 
April 18, 2018

Wednesday@Hariri, Alina Ene: Faster and Distributed Submodular Function Optimization
April 11, 2018

Wednesday@Hariri, J.J. Allaire: Machine Learning with TensorFlow and R 
March 28, 2018

DSI Distinguished Lecture, Francesco Orabona: Parameter-free Machine Learning through Coin Betting 
March 1, 2018

DSI Distinguished Lecture, Nisheeth Vishnoi: Algorithms, Nature and Society 
February 13, 2018

AIR Seminar, Regina Barzilay: How Can NLP Help Cure Cancer? 
February 12, 2018

Cyber Alliance Seminar, Ellen Goodman: Algorithmic Transparency for the Smart City
November 15, 2017

Cyber Alliance Presents Wednesday@Hariri Book Talk, Timothy Edgar: “Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance and the Struggle to Reform the NSA”
November 8, 2017

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet Our Fellows, Stephen Terry & Sarah Bargal: Short-Term Shocks and Long-Term Investment
October 28, 2017

Cyber Alliance Brown Bag Lunch Series, Featuring Michael Meurer (LAW)
October 23, 2017

Cyber Alliance Presents Wednesday@Hariri Book Talk, Andrew Ferguson: “The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement”
October 11, 2017

DSI Colloquium, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia: Computational Fact Checking from Knowledge Networks; Brian Ulicny: Real-Time Detection and Assessment of Credibility and Newsworthiness of Social Media Stories
April 26, 2017

DSI Colloquium, Rene Vidal: Global Optimality in Matrix Factorization & Deep Learning
April 12, 2017

Red Hat Colloquium Series, Ignacio Llorente: An Introduction to OpenNebula
April 6, 2017

DSI Colloquium, Ioannis Mitliagkas: Principled Tuning for Large-scale ML Systems
April 4, 2017

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet Our Fellows, Rajita Menon: Microbial Communities, Sarah Zheng: Data-driven Health Care Ops Management, & Jacob Bor: Building a South African National HIV Cohort from Lab Data
March 29, 2017

Wednesday@Hariri, James Bessen: How Computer Automation Affects Jobs and Wages
March 22, 2017

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet Our Fellows: Shahrooz Zarbafian: Computational Protein Docking & Jacob Groshek: Affordance Effects on Networks, Mobility, and Participation
March 15, 2017

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet Our Fellows, Jonathan Hersh: Poverty from Space & Sahar Sharifzadeh: Large-Scale Computation for Materials Science
February 8, 2017

DSI Distinguished Lecture, Han Liu: Combinational Interference
January 30, 2017

Wednesday@Hariri, Chris Wright: Red Hat: Bringing Open Source Innovation to the Enterprise
January 25, 2017

Wednesday@Hariri, Argyro Karanasiou & Dimitris Pinotsis: Legal Aspects of Machine Learning
November 30, 2016

Wednesday@Hariri, Charles Berret: Data, Computation & Journalism
November 16, 2016

DSI Colloquium, Frank Pasquale: The Future of Fair Data Practices
November 4, 2016

DSI Colloquium, Mikhail Belkin: Radial Basis Function Networks Unshackled
October 13, 2016

DSI Distinguished Lecture, René Vidal: Teaching Machines to See
May 2, 2016

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Sam Ling: The Formation and Flexibility of Visual Perception
April 20, 2016

Davide Proserpio Dissertation Defense: Peer-to-Peer Rental Markets: Competition, Pricing Power, and Reputation
April 19, 2016

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Neha Gondal: Academic Inequality by Gender and Professional Rank
April 6, 2016

Wednesday@Hariri Meet our Fellows Talk, Leila Agha: Big Names or Big Ideas: Does Peer Review Select Top Science?
March 16, 2016

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Manuel Egele: Where’s the Money in Cyber-Crime?
February 10, 2016

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Lorenzo Orecchia: Efficient Algorithms and Intractable Problems through the Lens of Convex Optimization
January 27, 2016

BU Data Science (BUDS) Day
January 22, 2016

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Emily Ryan: Modeling the Physics and Performance Issues in Advanced Battery Technologies
December 2, 2015

DSI Distinguished Lecture, John Lafferty: Statistical Learning in High Dimensions
November 6, 2015

Lei Guo: The “Big Data” Challenge in Communication Research
November 4, 2015

DSI Distinguished Lecture, George Karypis: Big Data Research: Methods, Systems, and Applications
September 25, 2015

DSI Distinguished Lecture, Dan Roth: Learning and Interference for Natural Language Understanding
April 27, 2015

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Gustavo Schwenkler: Stimulated Likelihood Estimators for Discretely Observed Jump-Diffusions 
April 15, 2015

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Georgios Zervas: Do-Not-Track and the Economics of Third-Party Advertising 
April 8, 2015

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Ksenia Bravaya: Temporary anions, getaway states for electron transfer and chemical damage
April 1, 2015

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Cara Stepp: Cracking the Code of the Most Common Voice Disorder: Mysterious Loss of Voice with no Known Cause
March 18, 2015

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Konstantinos Spiliopoulos: Systematic Risk in Large Financial Systems
March 4, 2015

Wednesday@Hariri Meet our Fellows Talk, Samuel Bazzi: Skill Transferability, Migration, and Development: Evidence from Population Resettlement in Indonesia
February 25, 2015

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Pankaj Mehta: Statistical Interference and Feature Selection in Complex Datasets
November 9, 2014

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Paul Clark: Data+Narrative: Money and Politics Storytelling with Big Data
October 29, 2014

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Wendy Seltzer: They Never Metadata, They Wouldn’t Seize
October 8, 2014

Wednesday@Hariri/Meet our Fellows Talk, Douglas Densmore: Fluigi: Synthetic Biology Based Microfluidic Control Synthesis
April 2, 2014