Big data and beyond
The mathematics department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is hosting a seminar on computational research. Attendees will learn about big data, machine learning, and supercomputing. Friday, noon to 1 p.m., Brain and Cognitive Sciences Building 46, 43 Vassar St., Cambridge. Free.
User design and the experience economy
Join General Assembly in its downtown office for a workshop on the user design experience. Attendees will learn about user research, design processes, and digital prototypes. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. $250.
Mind behind machines
TechCrunch is hosting an all-day event for those interested in innovation in the robotics industry. There will be networking among founders, investors, and other members of the robotics community. Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. $395.
Women in business are invited to a salary negotiation workshop aimed at educating them for their next career change and closing the wage gap. Monday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. Free.Events of note? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org