There was no mistaking the thick, black-rimmed glasses and the walrus-like mustache. It was David Kelley himself, founder of design firm IDEO and the Stanford d.school. As my Uber drove back to campus, I stared into the sticker in the palm of my hand that signified I was a visitor, emblazoned with “I visited IDEO…
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.