Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco. Its 8,180-acre (12.8 sq mi; 33.1 km2) campus is one of the largest in the United States. Stanford also has land and facilities elsewhere.

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  • A Brief History of Data Visualization

    In this talk, I will chart the course of visual depictions of data over the last 200 years, from the classic data graphics of Playfair and Minard to modern interactive visualization systems. Along the way, we will consider the factors that contribute to the effectiveness of information graphics and the role of computational tools in the visualization process. I will conclude with a review of curre...

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  • Nick Cave - The 2017 Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture

    Held Thursday, March 9, 2017. Hosted by Anderson Collection at Stanford University and Stanford Live. The 2017 Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture features distinguished guest artist, NICK CAVE, in conversation with Harry J. Elam, Vice President of the Arts at Stanford University. Nick Cave is well known for his fantastical and celebrated Soundsuit sculptures and for his interdisciplinary works that ...

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Stanford University

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Stanford University

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Stanford University

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  • Policing, Mass Incarceration and Community Trauma

    The impact of systemic racism in the U.S. legal system on affected communities. Panelists: Paul Butler, JD, Professor of Law at Georgetown University; Nikki Jones, PhD, Associate Professor of African American Studies at UC Berkeley; Howard Pinderhughes, PhD, Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at UC San Francisco Moderator: Rick Banks, JD, Professor of Law and Professor, by cour...

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Stanford University

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Stanford University

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Stanford University

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  • Gun Violence and Racial Justice

    Working towards racial justice by addressing the current state of gun violence in the nation Panelists: Suzy Loftus, Assistant Chief Legal Counsel at the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department, former President of the San Francisco Police Commission; Charles Ramsey, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel University, former Commissioner of the Philadelphia ...

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  • Public Health and the Embodiment of Racial Discrimination

    The effects of racial discrimination on the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Panelists: Marcella Alsan, MD, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford; Victor Carrion, MD, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford; Amanda Geller, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor of Sociology at New York University Moderator: Keith Humphreys, PhD, Professor of Psychi...

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Stanford University

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  • Health Policy Forum | Mental Illness: A Global Challenge

    Mental illness is a leading cause of disability and mortality around the globe. Even in wealthy countries, only about half of people with mental illness receive adequate care. In low and middle income nations, almost all go untreated by trained mental health professionals, yet many other healing resources can be activated in low-resource countries, creating opportunities for people with mental ill...

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  • Why people with Parkinson’s are dancing at Stanford’s Neuroscience Health Center

    "Dance for PD® is an innovative therapy that uses movement and music to help people with Parkinson’s disease hold off the ravages of the condition. Originating at the famed Mark Morris Dance group in Brooklyn, New York, Dance for PD® complements research that shows dance moderates both physical and psychological features of the disease. Stanford neurologist and Parkinson’s disease expert Helen Bro...

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  • When Bad Things Happen to Privileged People: Marginalization and the Construction of Crisis

    Dara Strolovitch http://www.princeton.edu/csdp/people/display_person.xml?netid=dzs, associate professor of gender and sexuality studies at Princeton University, discusses the political construction of crises and the consequences of those constructions for marginalized groups. She asks, what are the implications of ""hard times"" for groups for whom times are ""always hard?"" This presentation was ...

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Stanford University

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Stanford University

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  • Digital Seriality: Code & Community in the Super Mario Modding Scene

    From the Interactive Media & Games Seminar Series; Shane Denson, Assistant Professor in Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University, considers how tools and methods of digital humanities — including “distant reading” and visualization techniques — can shed light on serialization processes in digital games and gaming communities. The vibrant “modding” scene that has arisen around the cla...

  • Come Out & Play Festival SF: Creating Human Connection Through Play

    From the Interactive Media & Games Seminar Series; Catherine Herdlick a Creative Producer & Entrepreneur at the California College of Arts, discusses the Come Out and Play SF event. Every fall, Come Out & Play brings the Bay Area together with a free festival of games played in public spaces. From playgrounds to malls, from sidewalks to galleries, the Come Out and Play festival fills the city with...

  • Stanford Athletics, Physical Education & Recreation: How It All Began, 1891-1892

    Stanford Deputy Athletics Director Ray Purpur gave a talk on the early days of Stanford athletics, specifically, in 1891-1892.

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  • Crumpets and Badonkadonks: Creating Tiny Tina

    From the Interactive Media & Games Seminar Series: Ashly and Anthony Burch explore the creative process that turned Tiny Tina into the sort-of-beloved character she is today. Starting with the brainstorms, then moving into casting, until finally ending at the voice-over process, the Burch Bros will attempt to show how a character can (and should) change over the course of her production.

  • Digital Seriality: Code & Community in the Super Mario Modding Scene

    From the Interactive Media & Games Seminar Series; Shane Denson, Assistant Professor in Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University, considers how tools and methods of digital humanities — including “distant reading” and visualization techniques — can shed light on serialization processes in digital games and gaming communities. The vibrant “modding” scene that has arisen around the cla...

  • Digital Spirits in the Material World: Dynamic Physical Media for Interaction and Display

    From the Interactive Media & Games Seminar Series; Sean Follmer, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University explores three questions: 1) How can we bring interaction into the physical world for tasks like design and remote collaboration? 2) How can the physical form of devices physically adapt to fit the context of their use? 3) How can Ubiquitous Robotic Interfaces be em...

  • Virtual Espionage: GCHQ and NSA Take on MMOs

    From the Interactive Media & Games Seminar Series; Peter Krapp, Professor of Film & Media / Visual Studies and a member of the Departments of English and of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine examines massively multiplayer online games and virtual worlds to see if they are potential havens for activities that require a response in the name of national security.

  • No Generation

    From the Interactive Media and Games Seminar Series; Nathan Altice, a Teaching Professor, Computational Media at the Jack Baskin School of Engineering, UCSC examines how consumer electronics press have grouped videogames’ historical timeline into discrete generations and while these generations help us define and categorize by hardware similarities, those platforms that don’t fit tidily within the...

  • A Tale of Two Jousts: Multimedia, Game Feel, and Imagination

    From the Interactive Media & Games Seminar Series; Douglas Wilson an Assistant Professor of Game Design at RMIT University and Co-Owner Die Gute Fabrik argues that the term "game feel" is so useful precisely because it speaks to the messy amalgamation of computation, multimedia, and cultural context. He discusses why this matters not only theoretically, but also practically. As a designer, he’s in...

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  • Tom Kalinske: Building Gaming and Entertainment Companies

    Tom Kalinske is the former CEO of Mattel, Matchbox and Sega of America, where he was responsible for the launch of the Genesis console, growing the company for $72 million to more than $1.5 billion. Currently, Tom serves as the Chairman of Global Education Learning, a company dedicated to children’s education in China, as well as a Venture Partner at Alsop Louie Partners. In this fireside chat, ...

  • Stanford Anesthesia Resident, Lena Scotto, MD, talks about her Quality Improvement Project

    Lena Scotto, MD, is a third-year Stanford Anesthesia resident on the Critical Care Medicine Track. In this video, she discusses her quality improvement project. Follow Stanford Anesthesia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/stanfordanes Visit Stanford Anesthesia: http://med.stanford.edu/anesthesia

  • Phil Wickham: Behavioral and Emotional Fitness As Keys to Success in Venture Capital

    Phil Wickham is Managing Director of Sozo Ventures, an investment firm that supports IT ventures with their global expansion. Prior to Sozo, Phil was the Chairman and CEO of the Kauffman Fellows program, which works to develop the next generation of venture capital leaders. In this talk, Phil examines the underlying skills and traits that distinguish great venture capitalists, from radical self-...

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  • Stanford bioengineers develop a 20-cent, hand-powered centrifuge

    Inspired by a whirligig toy, Stanford bioengineers have developed an ultra-low-cost, human-powered blood centrifuge. With rotational speeds of up to 125,000 revolutions per minute, the device separates blood plasma from red cells in 1.5 minutes, no electricity required. A centrifuge is critical for detecting diseases such as malaria, African sleeping sickness, HIV and tuberculosis. This low-cost v...

  • Chris Douvos: Escaping the Tyranny of Mediocrity: Finding Differentiation Through Authenticity

    Chris Douvos began his career at the Princeton University Investment Company before becoming the co-head of Private Equity Investing at The Investment Fund for Foundations. Currently, Chris is the Managing Director of fund-of-funds Venture Investment Associates, and is well-known for his blog “Super LP.” In this fireside chat, Chris examines the manner in which he and his companies identify talen...

  • Ernestine Fu and Michael Carter: Introduction to Venture Capital

    Ernestine Fu is an angel investor in Silicon Valley, partner at venture capital firm Alsop Louie Partners, and instructor at Stanford University. Michael Carter is an entrepreneur and technologist who designed the initial WebSocket protocol for HTML5. In this talk, Ernestine and Michael discuss the foundations of venture capital from the perspective of an investor and entrepreneur, respectively: ...

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  • Alexia Tsotsis: The Role of Media in the Technology Industry and Beyond

    Alexia Tsotsis is a journalist and the former editor of TechCrunch, the leading tech industry news publication. Prior to TechCrunch, Alexia worked at both LA Weekly and SF Weekly. In this fireside chat, Alexia examines the role of both the tech media, and the press as a whole, exploring the ways in which journalists can both contribute to and rally against Silicon Valley’s prevailing trends and o...

  • Bill Draper: The Origins of Venture Capital in Silicon Valley

    Bill Draper is one of the West Coast's first venture capitalists, and over his career has witnessed the rapid emergence and continued development of the venture capital field in Silicon Valley. The brainchild behind the venture capital funds Draper Richards, Draper International, and Sutter Hill Ventures, in this fireside chat, Bill discusses the rise of Sand Hill Road and Silicon Valley and its c...

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