Geza Kovacs and his team of researchers developed HabitLab, a mechanism for improving productivity, in the form a browser extension complete with dozens of customizable intervention techniques called “nudges” that help users track and “regain control” of their online browsing habits.
Frustrated by a lack of information about campus events, Sumi Mudgill ’21 created FullSend.App, an event advertising platform that she and her team hope will change how information about campus events is disseminated to college students across the country.
This past weekend, Stanford University hosted its fifth annual TreeHacks, a 36 hour hackathon that drew 1,254 students from 95 universities.
Health4TheWorld is the first nonprofit of its kind to use machine learning to provide treatment tools and educate health care professionals in under-resourced regions.
PostsMore, a new website launched last month by three undergraduates, aims to better connect Stanford students by consolidating a number of student-facing services that are currently spread across a disparate set of popular social platforms, or cease to exist at all. The site, created by Curtis Staples ’20, Akshay Kalose ’20 and Ethan Aldrich ’21, includes features to help students meet new people across campus, organize rideshares and offer academic advice to their peers, among others.
With a new app based on a writing competition hosted at Stanford last year, John Lawrence ’14 B.S.’15 M.S. aims to make reading more attractive to millennials by socializing the reading experience and capitalizing on the popularity of serialized narratives.
Consumers now spend more time searching the web on mobile than they do on desktop. Additionally, smartphone owners use mobile apps much more often than the open web, on which companies like Google built their infrastructure. So what is search going to look like in the mobile world? “The paradigm has changed and (mobile search)…
Social apps are not uncommon on a campus like as Stanford. Amidst this saturated market, app developers realize they need to use inventive marketing techniques to differentiate their product from its battalion of competitors. These strategies can range from signing a NBA player to adopting a viral catchphrase.