Smule founder Jeff Smith and his team uses music to predict a win for Hillary Clinton with 276 electoral votes.
Stanford alumnus Adam Klein ’13 is a contestant on the newest season of the CBS reality show “Survivor.” The show maroons a group of contestants in the wilderness, where they have to survive and compete in challenges for rewards. Contestants are voted off until a sole survivor wins the season. The newest season, Season 33, focuses on the clash of the generations: Generation X and the Millennials.
The Daily had a chat with Professor William Gould IV to discuss the decision by the National Labor Relations Board that may pave the way for teaching assistant unions.
Rhia Catapano is a first year Ph.D. student in the marketing department at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. For this edition of the Glam Grads series, The Daily spoke with Catapano about her marketing research and the transition to Stanford life.
This week’s Glamorous Grad Student, Diogo Peixoto, is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in neurobiology. Peixoto is researching the neural basis for perceptual decision making and the brain circuits that combine visual information to make categorical decisions. The Daily spoke with Diogo about his experiences in the lab and the path that led him to pursue neuroscience.
Stanford is home to one of the biggest names in computer-generated music: Ge Wang, assistant professor in the Center for Computer Research and Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). Wang established the Stanford Laptop Orchestra, and has worked to develop countless numbers of instruments as part of that endeavor. Wang was recently asked to judge an upcoming…
The Daily sat down with Roger Tang ’79, the “Godfather of Asian American theater,” to discuss his career and the Asian American experience in the entertainment industry.
Stanford Pre-Education Society held its annual ignitED conference on undergraduate education on Feb. 6. Anant Agarwal MS ’84 and PhD ’87, CEO of edX, an online education platform, spoke at the event through Skype. EdX, founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider that offers online courses from universities around the world. Following the conference, The Daily spoke with Agarwal to discuss the future of edtech and the innovations needed in the education sector.