Ten students protested the invitation of guest lecturer and Salesforce Chief Scientist Richard Socher in “SYMSYS 1: Minds and Machines,” on Tuesday morning.
The SymSys major is unique to Stanford and has been donned by the likes of LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman ’89, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer ’97 and Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger ’09.
Three Ph.D. students presented their work on potential pitfalls of linguistic technology and medical AI
Deepti Kannan ’19 and Aneesh Pappu ’19 were named Marshall Scholars on Monday, receiving funding for their to graduate education at a university of their choice in the United Kingdom.
This story is as much mine as it is yours; the story of the chosen; rose golden. We entered Stanford disoriented, chasing truth — what is that one particular thing we were born to do? Everyone else had one. We always had some kind of an affinity for technology, but we were no programmers. We…
Stanford psychology majors are collaborating with department faculty in research projects on topics including empathy’s role in the criminal justice system, cystic fibrosis and cross-cultural understanding of well-being.
On Thursday evening at the Stanford Law School, a Stanford Artificial Intelligence & Law Society (SAILS) panel titled “AI, Warfare, and Autonomous Weapons” addressed the future of autonomous weapons, the technology race between the United States and China and the current state of artificial intelligence in military use.
Nadav Lidor ’16 was named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar on Nov. 19. The Rhodes Scholarships program provides the opportunity for Lidor to study at Oxford University free of all expenses for two or three years.