Flash organizations seek to move beyond the simple, specific tasks that crowdsourcing can outsource due to its reliance on laypeople. Instead, flash organizations draw on a more organized assemblage of experts.
Researchers in Professor of Engineering Jelena Vuckovic’s lab are pursuing smaller, faster computers with work in the cutting-edge field of quantum computing.
A method of public opinion-gathering developed by a Stanford communication professor has been adopted by the Mongolian government, which now requires that “deliberative polling” be conducted prior to amending the country’s constitution. Janet M. Peck Professor of International Communication James Fishkin created deliberative polling three decades ago. His in-depth technique involves gathering randomly sampled members…
Two more Stanford alumni, Yassamin Ansari ’14 and Erica Gaston ’03, have received Gates Cambridge Scholarships for graduate study in the program’s international round of selection.
About a dozen students from four campus activist groups stepped onto the Memorial Auditorium stage bearing cardboard signs as Provost Persis Drell addressed prospective freshmen and their families.
The alumni are among 30 recipients of this year’s fellowships, which support graduate study for immigrants and immigrants’ children.
Thrust into the spotlight over a claim of censorship, Stanford has allowed a conference to promote itself with an image of Trump that the Stanford Law School, a co-sponsor of the event, initially deemed too partisan.
Four Stanford professors are among 173 artists, scholars and scientists awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships this year.