The talk, moderated by editor in chief of WIRED Nicholas Thompson ’97, unearthed issues of rapid development and deployment of AI technology as well as the impact it may have on human agency and democracy in the 21st century.
World-renowned scholars debated the future of governance in the Middle East at the Hoover Institution, discussing the relationship of explosive increases in youth population and major technological advancements to the development of Middle Eastern democracies.
Hoover panelists discuss the life of Li Rui, former secretary of Mao Zedong and one of the greatest modern critics of the Communist Party before his death this year. In light of his legacy, speakers addressed the role of history as a political tool both for and against totalitarian governments.
George P. Shultz was born one year after Herbert Hoover founded the Hoover Institution. He grew up in the Great Depression, served as a Marine during the Cold War, and is one of only two Americans ever to hold four separate cabinet positions.
Even outside of Admit Weekend, Arbuthnott said she would like for underage students to have an opportunity to enjoy the social venue without drinking alcohol.
On Monday, students walked out of classrooms across campus in support of environmental and racial justice at Stanford. Watch them in action here.
CAPS will receive four new clinicians in fall 2019 “to improve student access and reduce wait times,” Brubaker-Cole wrote, adding that the counseling center will change its “in-take process to prioritize timely in-person consultation with a CAPS clinician.”
Bouman, who inadvertently became the face of the project when a photo of her went viral, spoke in detail about what it took to capture that now-famous image of a black hole.