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.
The three-unit course will focus on three issues — marine pollution, overfishing and climate change — and will be offered in winter to between 20 and 25 students chosen from an applicant pool.
Stanford Women in Design (SWID) hosted its second-annual conference n the d.school from Nov. 15-16. The 2018 conference focused on the topic of Navigating Design.
On Friday, Stanford’s d.school held the first workshop in a four-part series examining the fundamentals of machine-learning analysis and blockchain systems. The workshops, which are free to both students and the general public, run from mid-October to late November, with the goal of exposing a wider community to rapidly developing technologies.
Students in Graduate School of Business (GSB) class GSBGEN 383: “Practical Policy and Politics” had a particularly high-profile guest speaker Thursday morning: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who visited Stanford before heading to a school in Milpitas.
Strolling down the hip streets of Mission District last weekend, I admired the abundance of vibrant color and mosaic patterns that decorated every corner, wall and alley that I laid eyes on. These psychedelic renditions and kaleidoscopic masterpieces reminded me why street art holds a special place in the hearts of many. To me, street art…
The course gives students the opportunity to study the UN Habitat III conference and explore sustainable urban development strategies.
The newly-launched Stanford Voter Project is giving students more reason to vote by getting their dorm mates involved in voter registration drives.