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7 POINTS ON ETHICS AND PERSUASIVE TECHNOLOGY – Persuasive Tech

When journalists and others talk about our work, they sometimes conveniently overlook these facts:<p>1. Soon after starting the Stanford Persuasive Tech …

Ethics

Stanford educators suggest lessons for solar eclipse

Stanford education faculty suggest ways for teachers and parents to take advantage of the solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

Education

Africa: Supervolcano Minerals Discovery to Boost Green Cars - Study

Toronto — Scientists have found an unexpected new source for lithium, a key component in battery-powered electric cars and other renewable energy …

AI paints lifelike cityscape from memory alone

Researchers from Stanford University in California and Intel have created an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can paint a cityscape from …

Programming

Engineering students help geneticists study coral bleaching

Tiny devices could help scientists study coral bleaching, parasites, molecular biology and more, but few scientists know how to use them. A new …

Genome analysis with near-complete privacy possible

Stanford researchers used cryptography to cloak irrelevant genetic information in individuals’ genomes while revealing disease-associated mutations. …

DNA

Step-by-Step Guide: Nonprofit Walking Meetings

Earlier this week, I was honored to do a webinar for Soapbox Engage about self-care and bringing a culture of wellbeing into the nonprofit workplace …

Management

From bystander to upstander: A conversation about shyness, bullying and everyday heroism

Shy children who are bullied by a classmate aren’t their tormenter’s only victims.<p>“Bullies create bystanders,” said Philip Zimbardo, psychology …

Education

Bubic Wins Cape Cod Award

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif.</b> - Sophomore left-handerKris Bubicwas named the Cape Cod Baseball League Pitcher of the …

Stanford Cardinal

University leaders denounce ‘racism, anti-Semitism and bigotry’ after Charlottesville violence

Stanford leaders responded Tuesday to last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville with a letter addressed to students and postdoctoral scholars …

Racism

Why is the Internet Like a Cell Phone? Carpenter v. U.S

If your cell phone is on, your location is known, tracked and recorded, whether you are in your home or in public. As you move around, your location …

Privacy

Sportswoman of the Year Finalist

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif. –</b>Maggie Steffenshas been named a finalist for the Women's Sports Foundation Sportswoman of …

Stanford Cardinal

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What’s here<p>This website contains a collection of forms and precedent legal documents relating to nonprofit organizations. Several notes about the …

Governance

The Daily Stormer, Online Speech, and Internet Registrars

Most people I talk to think that Facebook, Twitter, and other social media companies should take down ugly-but-legal user speech. Platforms are …

Censorship

A new low-cost cancer blood test could 'transform' how cancer is monitored and treated

According to a new report<p>Researchers from Stanford University have described a test that has the possibility to 'transform' a cancer diagnosis …

Cancer

"Who has the right to feel safe and who doesn't?": Inside the first night of Trump's travel ban - Home | The Doc Project

Nisrin Elamin Abdelrahman was doing field research for her PhD in anthropology from Stanford University in the Gezira region of central Sudan.<p>Nisrin …

United States

Exploring cybersecurity, Capitol Hill-style

As cyber attacks escalate – as reflected in the 2016 Russian meddling in the U.S. election and the 2014 Sony Pictures hacking – the red alert has …

Cybersecurity

Anat Admati: Mythbusting Four Popular Excuses for Failed Financial Regulations

It takes a kind of “willful blindness” to liken financial crises to natural disasters. | Reuters/Brendan McDermidIn the nearly nine years since the …

Business School

Potential move to year-round daylight saving time: student response

Afternoons flooded with sunlight, casual fountain hopping and dinner on the outdoor Tresidder seating illustrate the summer scene at Stanford. …

Daylight Savings Time

Scar artist visits to remind medical students that patients are people

TED MEYER’s career as an artist was succeeding beyond his dreams. Though he was often in great physical pain — a result of Gaucher disease — his …

Medicine

Trio Recognized

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p>Story Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif. –</b> No. 2 Stanford is well-represented in TopDrawerSoccer's Preseason Best XI …

College & University

Captains Chosen

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif.</b> – Seven Stanford student-athletes were selected by their teammates on Sunday to serve as …

College & University

Stanford's Strebulaev Says Unicorns Are Overvalued

Ilya Strebulaev, a Stanford University professor, explains why he thinks tech unicorns are overvalued. He speaks with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde on …

Business

New ultrathin semiconductor materials exceed some of silicon’s ‘secret’ powers, Stanford engineers find

August 11, 2017<p>Chip makers appreciate what most consumers never knew: silicon’s virtues include the fact that it “rusts” in a way that insulates its …

Engineering

Nonconference Schedule

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p>Story Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif. –</b> Highlighted by a visit from defending NCAA champion North Carolina, a matchup …

College Basketball

Stanford University course to study ‘abolishing whiteness’

<i>Anthropology course will explore ‘coming to terms with white identity’</i>Stanford University is slated to offer a class this fall called “White Identity …

Education

Towards a smarter window

Although you may not have encountered any yourself just yet, there <i>are</i> now "smart" windows that can electronically go back and forth between clear and …

Clean Energy

Amalie Fackenthal Adds Verbal Commitment to Stanford Class of 2022

Photo Courtesy: Amalie Fackenthal (Twitter)<p><i>Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on</i> …

College & University

Moving On

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>CHULA, VISTA, Calif.</b> – Playing solid golf from start to finish,Albane Valenzueladefeated Robynn Ree 4 and 3 …

Stanford Cardinal

Open contest with skeleton videos may help people learn, or relearn, to walk

If you’re a scientist who wants to do something to help kids with cerebral palsy, your first strategy probably isn’t to launch an internet contest …

Engineering