Clifford Nass, professor of communication and director of the Communication Between Humans & Interactive Media (CHIMe) Lab, died of a heart attack this weekend at age 55.
Following the positive response to last year’s TEDxStanford conference, the University’s Office of Public Affairs will offer a second installation on May 11 in Cemex Auditorium.
TeachAIDS, founded by a Stanford alumnus, aims to educate the world about AIDS prevention. “They say when you find work that you love, you never work a day in your life. That’s what it’s like for me.” When founder and CEO of TeachAIDS, Piya Sorcar M.A. ’06 Ph.D. ’09, describes her job, the passion…
The site, Dormlink, allows students to connect with others within their dorm or house on campus. Its features include the Corkboard, where students can post messages and pictures, the Stuff page, where students can catalog items that they are willing to lend or sell, and the Classes page, where students can find others in the dorm taking the same classes.
Unfortunately, winter quarter at Stanford is not just fun-filled Lake Tahoe ski trips and cozy North Face jackets. Year after year, the ten-week period between winter and spring breaks has a tendency to bring with it the dreaded “winter slump,” the Stanford undergraduate equivalent to the couch potato syndrome.
Their class, Communication 168/268, started by Clifford Nass in 2002, explores a wide spectrum of questions relating to human-computer interactions, such as: does multitasking while listening to music help one be more efficient? Is it possible for a car to persuade its driver to become more eco-friendly? Can new technology in cars actually prevent drivers from succumbing to road rage?
I just so happened to open The Daily on Monday to discover that my entire tenure at this great Western university has existed in violation of the Fundamental Standard, a public service announcement courtesy of Clifford Nass, Otero resident fellow…
Sophomore College begins… Andrew Luck fronts New York Times sports section… Harbaugh cancels team meetings for movie night… Dalai Lama tix go on sale… Clifford Nass research on sweet-talking computers… Fall course guide… Stanford news from around the Web for Monday, Aug. 30, 2010.