In a Monday presentation on his forthcoming book Automating the News, How Algorithms are Rewriting the Media, Nicholas Diakopoulos spoke of the promise and the limitations surrounding the inclusion of algorithms in the journalistic process.
Twelve students who applied for 2019-20 on-campus residential staffing positions confirmed that Wednesday’s leaked URL had, in fact, allowed them to view their selection results prior to Residential Education’s (ResEd) official release of the matches on Thursday at 12:05 p.m.
Some residence staff applicants speculated their 2019-20 staffing assignments had been revealed on Wednesday morning after a leaked URL allowed them to view their ranked preferences early. The selection results are scheduled for official release by Residential Education (ResED) tomorrow at 12:00 p.m.
Ever been frustrated about how long it takes for your Netflix episode to buffer or how blurry the resolution of your YouTube video is? A team of computer science researchers at Stanford think they can ameliorate video-streaming standards.
Four Stanford students brought home $5000 from the second annual Policy Hackathon, a data-driven policy innovation competition sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and Stanford in Government (SIG).
In its second year, the Stanford Marriage Pact saw a slightly revised questionnaire and algorithm as well as a 150 percent increase in responses from last year.
On Wednesday afternoon, an email sent by the Stanford “Marriage Pact” announced a second year of the experiment.
In CS 274: “Representations and Algorithms for Computational Molecular Biology,” bioengineering professor