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STANFORD UNIVERSITY -  Even before their first day of class, many students enrolled in Stanford’s first set of comprehensive, free online computer science courses were hard at work.    The three classes – Introduction to Databases, Machine Learning and Introduction to Artificial Intelligence – officially started on October 10. By then, however, the 66,000 students signed [...]

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To sign up for the classes, please click the following links: Machine Learning Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Introduction to Databases STANFORD UNIVERSITY – Stanford Engineering professors are offering three of the school’s most popular computer science courses for free online this fall, and at the same time launching an experiment that could transform the way [...]

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STANFORD UNIVERSITY – Anyone who has ever flown knows the feeling: an otherwise smooth flight gets a little choppy. If you are lucky, the plane skips a few times like a rock across a pond and then settles. For the not-so-lucky, the captain has turned on that seatbelt sign for a reason, but even the [...]

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The best way to sell technology to women? Do not simply turn products “pink” advises Dr. Martina Schraudner, a visiting scholar at Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research and professor for Gender and Diversity of Organizations at the Technical University of Berlin. Schraudner can list a variety of pink flops, such as the mobile phone [...]

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QOTD: Earthquake-Resistant Structures

“This new structural system has the potential to make buildings far more damage resistant and easier to repair, so people could reoccupy buildings a lot faster after a major earthquake.” –Greg Deierlein, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford, who led the team that designed the new system. Stanford scientists and others create a [...]

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