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.
The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence has announced the 30 diverse projects to which it will award seed grants. One project seeks to use AI to improve music therapy techniques. Another group of researchers are investigating individuals’ “folk theories” of artificial intelligence.
Bill McKibben’s newest book, Falter, discusses the convergence of several existential threats to humanity –– artificial intelligence, genetic engineering and climate change.
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.
Former director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab Fei-Fei Li and Stanford humanities professor and former Provost John Etchemendy are on a mission to “bring the humanities and social thinking into tech.”
Fashion X, Stanford’s first pre-professional organization focused on fashion and tech, partnered with Hillel to bring Liraz Cohen Mordechai, known as Liri, an Israeli fashion lecturer, to talk about the fashion and tech scene in Israel.
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.
In her second talk at Stanford this month, Krista Tippett, award-winning host of the podcast “On Being,” spoke on Thursday on the role of artificial intelligence in the modern human condition in conversation with computer science professor Mehran Sahami and lecturer Jerry Kaplan.