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Welcome to the CTO Blog!  Ideas and information about the people, process and technology -- and our collective progress on these that are important for UC Berkeley and of interest to our students, faculty and staff. 

Amazing lineup for the February 25th UC Berkeley Cloud Computing Meetup

February 20, 2020

The UC Berkeley Cloud Community of Practice will be hosting the 11th UC Berkeley Cloud Computing Meetup at the Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse on Tuesday, February 25 with doors opening at 4:30pm. We have some excellent guests and topics and hope to see you there.  Everyone is welcome - this is a really inclusive group!

Don't Miss the Adobe Creative Jam at UC Berkeley

February 11, 2020

We want to get the word out on a truly unique experience just for UC Berkeley students, brought to you in partnership with the Academic Innovation Studio, the Creative Lab, and the Student Technology Fund! This is an inclusive event, and all experience levels are welcome, from experts to people who’ve never worked with Adobe tools before. We want you there!  Here's the description and sign-up link from Adobe:

Berkeley's Transparency Report Turns Five

January 28, 2020

January 28th brings another Data Protection Day. Five years ago today we launched UC Berkeley's "bConnected Transparency Report" to give our students, faculty and staff a clear idea about how the University handles their personal information in services like Google, Box, Sharepoint.

Jupyterhub at Berkeley

May 10, 2019

We live in a world awash in data. As individuals and as a society we need to learn how to better understand, analyze and use it.  To that end, Berkeley recently started an exciting initiative to teach every undergraduate the fundamentals of data science. As the first chapter of the open source book for Data 8 (one of the courses) puts it: 

Updates and Progress on Cloud Computing at Berkeley

April 5, 2019
The most salient recent developments have been in focusing our work to align with the Chancellor's strategy -- in the case of cloud computing, especially towards support for scaling up Jupyterhub to meet the needs of the Division of Data Sciences.