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... Court Judge Aaron Persky sentenced the former student to six months in county jail, and critics condemned the sentence as a wrist slap. Stanford Law Professor Michele Dauber gathered nearly 100,000 signatures ...
Thursday, 09 August 2018
Facebook's longtime Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos is quitting, as announced earlier this year. The company seems to think it doesn't need a new CSO, despite having just acknowledged Tuesday it is ...
Thursday, 02 August 2018
... same people who are stealing in Berkeley (at least 3 times at the same store), Stanford, Walnut Creek, San Mateo, and other locations, but in all cases they've made it out of the store without a hitch. ...
Thursday, 26 July 2018
... HuffPo: A lawyer for convicted rapist Brock Turner attempted to overturn the former Stanford University swimmer’s assault conviction during an appellate court hearing in San Jose, California, on Tuesday. Attorney ...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
5. Hear the sounds of the Sun
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... Observatory (SOHO) launched back in 1995. Researchers from Stanford Experimental Physics Lab then process and filter the data and speed it up "a factor 42,000 to bring it into the audible human-hearing ...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
... glad to hear, then, that Stanford scientists have a way to... Read all  ...
Monday, 23 July 2018
Cortisol is key to tracking stress, but it's tough to measure in an instant; Stanford researchers say they've figured out how Read all  ...
Friday, 20 July 2018
... Cohn moved Koko and the project to Stanford in 1974 and went on to establish The Gorilla Foundation. While at Stanford the project expanded to include a second western lowland gorilla, Michael. In 1979 ...
Thursday, 21 June 2018
Voters elected to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, who held the position since 2003. In 2016 Persky sentenced Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to six months in prison ...
Wednesday, 06 June 2018
Niall Ferguson is a conservative British historian who teaches at both Oxford and Stanford, where he chaired a right-wing lecture series called Cardinal Conversations. (more…) Read all  ...
Saturday, 02 June 2018
11. Digital synesthesia
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Stanford neuroscientist David Eagleman invented the Versatile Extra-Sensory Transducer (VEST), a wearable tactile display that translates myriad kinds of information, from speech to sounds to digital ...
Friday, 20 April 2018
... Langone, Stanford and Yale -- you can view your medica... Read all  ...
Thursday, 29 March 2018
... and Stanford University in the United States simulated the events leading up to the crack. "The sound that is generated when one cracks his or her knuckles is due to the partial collapse of a cavitation ...
Thursday, 29 March 2018
Are you convinced that just a handful of Reddit communities stir up the majority of trouble? You now have some data to back up your theory. Stanford researchers have released a study showing that just ...
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
The DoNotPay bot (previously) is a versatile consumer advocacy chatbot created by UK-born Stanford computer science undergrad Joshua Browder, with its origins in a bot to beat malformed and improper ...
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Researchers develop method to sniff out forum conflicts A group from Stanford University says conflicts on Reddit forums follow a reliable enough pattern to be predicted before they happen.… Read all ...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Stanford uni fumes at Palo Alto soil contamination cleanup bill Stanford University is suing the descendants of Hewlett-Packard and Agilent for allegedly contaminating a property in Palo Alto, California, ...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Here’s what the Alphabet/Google chair and Stanford professor says about his new gig, "fake news," and the future of technology Read all  ...
Monday, 26 February 2018
19. Sheeple created in lab
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... eventually combined with the genetically modified embryo, Dr Hiro Nakauchi of Stanford University, who is part of the team, said a longer experiment, perhaps up to 70 days, would be more convincing, although ...
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Stanford researchers led by Raj Chetty have been given access to data that Facebook holds on U.S. users. The fact that Facebook is sharing the data is raising questions about user privacy. Read more... ...
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Researchers from MIT and Stanford University found that that three different facial analysis programs demonstrate both gender and skin color biases. The full article will be presented at the Conference ...
Monday, 12 February 2018
They drive slower, less often, and take cheap trips, joint study with Stanford concludes Uber drivers who identify as women make seven per cent less than their male counterparts on average, research has ...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018