JUUL co-founders described the former Stanford thesis project as a way to “take tobacco back to being a luxury good and not so much a drug delivery device” in a 2005 graduate thesis presentation.
Three Ph.D. students presented their work on potential pitfalls of linguistic technology and medical AI
During Wednesday’s 90-minute talk, the documentary producers discussed navigating non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and the Silicon Valley practice of “blacklisting” employees who spoke out against their employer.
On Tuesday, political science professor Rob Reich held a launch event for his new book, “Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better.”
The Onion co-founder Scott Dikkers gave a talk on writing comedy and growing a publication at CEMEX auditorium on Thursday Night.
In a Monday afternoon presentation on his new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet,” Varun Sivaram ’11 stressed current constraints on solar power and three types of innovation — financial innovation, technological innovation and systemic innovation — that he believes are key to sustaining solar energy’s rise to dominance.