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... about which page elements are ads to block and which parts are not. However, a new paper from a group of Stanford and CISPA Helmholtz Center researchers reveals a powerful machine learning countermeasure ...
Saturday, 10 November 2018
The Apple Heart Study Stanford launched back in 2017 has garnered so much interest that it was able get 400,000 volunteers. Now, the researchers have revealed the finer details about the study, including ...
Friday, 02 November 2018
If you ask these tiny drones, "Do you even lift, bro?" you will get a resounding yes. Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and Stanford ...
Saturday, 27 October 2018
... character; he seems to have walked out on his job running security for Yahoo rather than building an NSA backdoor for them, making him something of a human warrant canary). Stamos is now at Stanford's ...
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
... California signature-gatherers have been caught lying to people they approach, telling them that a pro-rent-control measure was anti-rent-control. Opponents of rent control often cite a Stanford business-school ...
Friday, 19 October 2018
A new study out of Stanford University has found that while nearly every unique comment filed in response to the FCC's proposal to repeal net neutrality opposed the agency's plan, net neutrality ...
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
... was reportedly done by Carlos D. Bustamante, a Stanford University professor, and shows that she had a Native American in her family tree dating back six to 10 generations," reports the Daily Beast. While ...
Monday, 15 October 2018
Joshua Browder launched DoNotPay when he started his computer science degree at Stanford; at first the app automated the process of fighting traffic tickets, then it expanded to helping homeless people ...
Thursday, 11 October 2018
... and new engineers that their work has an all-important ethical dimension. Such policies have rippled beyond tech companies. In June, more than 100 students at Stanford, M.I.T. and other top colleges ...
Monday, 08 October 2018
Spinkter sez, "Hamilton, Texas's Marion Stanford's homemade political sign was meant to support the #MeToo movement and spur people to vote. But the accompanying visual spurred criticism -- and a visit ...
Sunday, 07 October 2018
... on one screen you carefully chose Stanford, red, spaghetti and so... Read all  ...
Friday, 05 October 2018
Google compie 20 anni, ecco il video celebrativo del motore di ricerca creato due decenni fa da due studenti dell'Università di Stanford. The post Google festeggia il ventesimo compleanno appeared first ...
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Believe it or not, scientists are still discovering new forms of stem cells -- and these latest examples could shake up how doctors treat a multitude of common injuries. A Stanford-led research team has ...
Monday, 24 September 2018
... to be lacking the kind of prey or habitat that the toothy carnivores prefer. But the researchers made a remarkable discovery. Instead of blank, barren sea, the expedition, led by scientists with Stanford ...
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
In Walter Scheidel's new book The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century, the Stanford classics prof traces the rise and fall of inequality ...
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
... 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
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
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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