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Save the Date 12/11/2019 as VizUM Joins the Big Data Conference

Register Here! (Free)   CCS, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences,  Miami Business School, and the School of Communication, invites you to the 4th annual Big Data Conference, and its annual data visualization celebration, VizUM. Big data, advanced computing, and algorithms are rapidly and profoundly changing every sphere of human activity; Airbnb, Uber, and Fitbit are just a few examples. Today, over 3.6 billion...

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Introduction to TRITON Workshop-Medical campus 12/13/2019

  The University of Miami has unleashed Triton to the research community. Using the same AI-optimized architecture as the world’s most powerful supercomputer, Triton is UM’s first GPU-accelerated HPC system, representing a new approach to computational and data science. Built using IBM Power Systems AC922 servers, Triton was designed to maximize data movement between the IBM POWER9 CPU and attached accelerators, enabling...

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Data Intersections: Ethics of Data, Technology, and Design 2/13/2020

Data Intersections is an annual symposium featuring speakers from the fields of data science, statistics, data journalism, and the digital humanities. The 2020 session theme is "Conversations About the Ethics of Data, Technology, and Design". Save the Date Thursday, February 13, and join us at the Newman Alumni Center. Registration opens at 2:30 PM. The Symposium beings at 3:00, and ends at 7:30 PM. Speakers include: Mike Montero...

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Joseph Brancato to Keynote Smart Cities MIAMI 2020 Thursday 3/26

Conference Thursday 3/26 + Workshop Friday 3/27, 2019 Registration Now Open | $50 2020 Sponsorship Packet + Opportunities | Program Booklet Showcase Flyer + Opportunities Apply to be an Exhibitor: Limited Spaces are free  | Flyer + Application Form Keynote Speaker:  Joseph Brancato CCS and the School of Architecture are pleased to announce the Smart Cities MIAMI 2020 Keynote Speaker is Joseph Brancato, FAIA, NCARB, Vice Chairman,...

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Mapic Leap “The U Experience” lands at Richter Library now through 12/11/2019

The U Experience is a immersive augmented reality application that offers the exploration of the University of Miami Coral Gables campus through a lightweight Magic Leap wearable device.  The U Experience is the result of a collaboration by a multi-disciplinary development team comprised of faculty, staff, and students from the University of Miami. The U Experience is available to faculty and students through the fall semester (until...

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Alberto Cairo on Misreading Data Visualizations in Scientific American

CCS Visualization Program Director Dr. Alberto Cairo has published "Does Obesity Shorten Lives: Misreading Data Visualizations Can Reinforce Biased Perceptions" in the Public Health section of Scientific American's September 2019 issue (p. 100). The September issue is titled ‘Truth, Lies & Uncertainty: Searching for Reality in Unreal Times’. It contains articles about how deception works (and not only among humans!), how...

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