SSI’s balloon projects aim to use space technology to address issues related to the climate crisis on earth. Project Cycloon, expected to launch later this month, plans to fly balloons into weather systems like cyclones to gather data — hence the origin of the project name.
The startup Viralspace is now focused on a virality-prediction tool, an AI-powered algorithm that analyzes several features of a photo to predict how well it will perform on social media.
Each week, The Daily’s Science & Tech section produces a roundup of the most exciting and influential research happening on campus or otherwise related to Stanford. Here’s our digest for the week of Sept. 29 – Oct. 5. Echolocation in unrelated species found to have same genetic changes Echolocation, a navigation technique used to find…
Mark Zuckerberg — the CEO of Facebook who’s seen a fair share of controversy in the past year — said he’s ready to “go to the mat” in a legal battle and fight Warren’s efforts at breaking up the social media company.
Each week, The Daily’s SciTech section produces a roundup of the most interesting and influential research happening on campus or otherwise related to Stanford. Here’s our digest for the week of Sept. 22.
Even though e-cigarette manufacturers often describe their products as intended to help long-term cigarette smokers quit the habit — and push back on allegations that they’ve marketed to teenagers — the rising prevalence of youth vaping and a spate of vaping-related illnesses have cast a negative light on the industry.
With more than 40,000 people already on its waitlist, the new financial technology (fintech) startup Nillify, created by Tucker Haas ’19 and Neel Yerneni ’19 M.S. ’19, aims to create secure financial backup plans by using unique artificial intelligence to analyze users’ transaction data.
Pi aims to allow everyday people from all walks of life to contribute to the security of the cryptocurrency and the success of its community. The team believes this meritocratic principle, as well as Pi’s inclusivity, are positioning it to become the world’s most widely used cryptocurrency.